HR documentation: A step-by-step guide

Insperity

At first, HR documentation can feel like a series of tedious administrative tasks you have to do as part of running a business. However, thorough HR documentation is incredibly important to your business. This is your guide to achieve comprehensive, accurate HR documentation.

Professional conferences 101: Get more from employee attendance in 5 steps

Insperity

Attending a professional conference should be much more than a chance for your employees to polish their golf game or get out of the office for a few days. It’s important your employees understand that approval for them to attend an industry event is a sign your organization values them and wants to invest in their career. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference.

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employee lied about coronavirus to get time off work, coworker sprayed Lysol at me, and more

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She was given two weeks of paid time off. Policy is not to ask for doctor’s notes or documentation for time off for illness or bereavement unless it is extreme circumstances. But he’s continued to say it and is insisting that I tell him the day, venue, and time.

coworker is bringing daily gifts to our team lead, coaching a combative employee, and more

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She’s had documented attendance and performance issues and has been placed on a PIP. Considering the timing of when the gift was given, it’s likely she hasn’t since it was late on a Friday night when all the department managers were gone for the week. Coaching a combative, negative employee. I know she isn’t doing that on her own time. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker is bringing daily gifts to our team lead.

Getting Virtual Teams Right

Conversation Matters

o At that first meeting, take time for the team members to get to know each other in terms of their work experience and their areas of expertise. Establish peer coaching meetings to help the team problem solve and improve their skills.

Bookmark This! Resources to Develop HR Competencies

HR Bartender

Let me share three ways that I would use these documents: Don’t make assumptions about your level. However, these guides were developed for a mass audience so there are activities in the early career document that apply to everyone. As tempting as it may be at times.)

8 Best Practices for Managing the Late Employee

Tandem HR

Everyone gets stuck in traffic, misses an alarm, or has a childcare issue from time to time. Make sure your attendance policy is in your employee handbook. Document each instance of tardiness and the reason the employee was late. BLOG HR support management coaching

5 Steps for Managers to Crush the Mid-Year Performance Review

Reflektive

Performance evaluations are stressful times for employees, who often view approaching reviews with dread — especially if they only meet with managers once or twice a year. Become a Coach, Not a Judge. Switching from the role of an evaluator to that of a coach is a subtle but important shift. As your employee’s coach, your role in a performance review is to help him or her succeed — which ultimately helps your organization succeed. Document Employee Performance.

Survivng SHRM: A Guide for First-Timers

Reflektive

With over 12,000+ people in attendance every year, SHRM is by far the largest gathering of HR professionals in the world. Last year’s gathering in New Orleans was my first time attending SHRM and I gained way more knowledge and insights than I anticipated. Because of the conference’s magnitude, it is important to scope out the expo space ahead of time to plan your routes. Scope out the expo hall ahead of time for the best #SHRM18 experience.

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

Leadership knows they are expensive , and take up time that could be better spent on producing actual outcomes. Employees can find them to be boring or a waste of time. Sometimes one person dominates the airwaves and other times the conversation gets stalled by a wall of silence.

6 Steps You Need to Take Before Terminating an Employee for Poor Performance

Insperity

You don’t have time to babysit, and constant errors are affecting your team’s credibility. Moreover, it’s best to give employees plenty of time to improve, and give them the tools needed to get there. Documentation is key. Time you don’t have.

How To Help Your Employees Through Family Emergencies

Get Hppy

That means that the one area of your business you want to make sure you attend to consistently is employee retention. As the employer, it’s always worth you taking the time to listen to your employees and help them sort through what’s on their minds.

10 Things That Higher Ed Professionals Need to Know About MSCHE Accreditation 

Career Metis

Graduates from accredited institutions have a competitive edge in the workplace over their peers who attended non-accredited schools. Additionally, accreditation determines whether or not some students can attend your school at all.

94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies

EmployeeConnect

As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. Goals and outlooks As many businesses are very busy, there sometimes isn’t enough time to check in with all of your employees on a personal basis. Take the time during a performance review to set out some personal goals with the employee and talk about their role in the wider scheme.

Top Ways Technology Can Help Improve Business Practices

Get Hppy

Business owners, in particular, have been significantly affected by this trend and indeed, many entrepreneurs use software these days to save time, money, and energy throughout their day. While this does take time and commitment, you can utilize technology to help make the job easier.

Cloud Computing and HR Technology: A Revolution that Changes how HR Works

Mitrefinch

The frenzied activity of everyday tasks such as payroll and record keeping can now be handed over to automation technology which subsequently frees up time for HR workers to dedicate more of their energy to employee engagement. The main benefit of using cloud computing technology for basic HR administrative tasks is that technology alleviates the stress of having to keep up with thousands of documents. Automating Time and Attendance.

5 Can’t-Miss Podcasts on Employee Engagement (Plus 3 Bonus Episodes)

Reflektive

Each entertaining episode includes helpful books, morning routines, exercise habits, and time-management tricks that listeners can use to become more motivated and successful. Hosts Steve Boese, co-chair of the HR Technology Conference , and Trish McFarlane, an HR executive and writer , release episodes two to three times a month; and with more than 200 episodes recorded since 2009, there’s plenty of material for you to work through. People are often enterprises’ greatest asset.

Building a Talent Development Program for Millennials

Everwise

Millennials are assuming management roles in increasing numbers, and will shape the landscape of how we do work for a long time to come. Even worse, a mere 7% of organizations invest in dedicated time for Millennials (even high potential ones) to interact with senior management.

3 Things We Learned at 2016 NeuroLeadership Summit

Reflektive

Last week, we attended the NeuroLeadership Summit in New York. The research-driven approach led to great conversations and connections among attendees in learning and development, human resources, the C-suite, and business coaches working with large organizations.

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6 Steps You Need to Take Before Terminating an Employee for Poor Performance

Insperity

You don’t have time to babysit, and constant errors are affecting your team’s credibility. Moreover, it’s best to give employees plenty of time to improve, and give them the tools needed to get there. Documentation is key. Even informal conversations written in a notebook can be helpful and count toward documentation. I know what you’re thinking – documentation takes time. Time you don’t have. Be a good coach. Think of a football coach.

Slammed! Sales Manager Boot Camp

Ask a Manager

At the same time, sales management is one of the most rewarding jobs in business when you know what to do and how to do it. Taught by sales management guru Ken Thoreson (one of the world’s foremost sales leadership coaches), you will get everything you need to crush it in your new role. Ken will also be available for limited one to one coaching. In the course you’ll learn: Important time management strategies for sales leaders. Slammed!

Do Your Preparation Before Interviewing Candidates

CakeHR

For instance, hiring summer interns needs to be done right: you don’t want your permanent employees demoralized by having to patiently coach a bunch of interns with a poor work ethic, or interns who are sorely lacking in essential skills.

How to Build a Real Business from a Simple Vivid Vision

Trainual

According to Cameron Herold , business coach, systems expert, author, speaker, and the mastermind behind the COO Alliance, if you’re relying on a simple mission statement, you’re doing it wrong. . Tips for Creating a Vivid Vision Document.

How My Inner Voice Saved My Life.

Thrive Global

My 1st real encounter with this invisible life coach was at 17. I became more self-aware and started listening to my inner voice aka my invisible life coach. Little did I know at the time. I was saving myself years of pain and suffering by staying in tune with my intuition, inner voice, invisible life coach, or whatever you want to call it. I hung up the phone and my invisible life coach spoke to me and was promoting me.

Top 9 Digital HR Tech Trends for 2019

Digital HR Tech

At the same time, (AI-powered) technology is rapidly changing the world of work and 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day in the US alone! Coaching. Coaching or mentoring is a phenomenon that has grown more and more popular recently.

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Q&A: Rethinking Your Employee Engagement Strategy

Kazoo

Last week we hosted a webinar with Human Capital Institute, Forrester Research Analyst Claire Schooley and Patagonia VP of Human Resources and Shared Services Dean Carter called, It’s Time to Rethink Your Employee Engagement Strategy. Attendees had some great questions that we either didn’t have time to answer or wanted to expand upon here. Technology platforms like HighGround allow you to document in-person feedback and track correlating sentiment over time.

what’s the deal with write-ups?

Ask a Manager

First, as a manager, there will be times when you need to issue a written warning. Depending on the seriousness of the issue, at that point you might document that you had that conversation. You can document the conversation by writing a memo to yourself or your own manager or HR about what was covered, or you can send the person a quick email summary of the conversation, framing it as “I wanted to summarize what we talked about, so we both have it to reference.”.

What Is Outplacement and How It Can Save Your Reputation

GetFive

Services can include things like resume reviews, job search advice, interview training, personalized coaching, and career assessments. Outplacement coaching is invaluable, especially for people who have been out of the job market for a while. Resume and profile coaching.

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

For tactical strategies to reduce the risk of security breaches, workplace violence, and legal liabilities, attend Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2017 , the nation’s leading workplace violence prevention conference.

The Benefits Of Mentoring As An Executive

Everwise

The career advantages of having a mentor are well-documented and manifold. Making time to work with another professional on their development opens some breathing room for executives to reflect on their situation.

HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees

Pingboard

After all, modern technology makes it possible for employees to work from almost any location or time zone. Video conferencing platforms that increase face-to-face time during meetings. Effectively managing remote employees begins at the very beginning of their time with the company.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

Using Preboarding Time to Best Advantage There are many ways that software technology can deliver HR and business benefits while making the most out of the time between preboarding processes and the actual starting dates of new hires. Your company’s culture is non-negotiable, but it might be amenable to evolutionary changes over time. Your software can make it easier for employees to get answers to questions, and ask for time off and other considerations.

4 Tips for Building a Best-in-Class Company Culture

Kazoo

If your company’s core values are little more than a document employees read and forget during onboarding, this could be affecting your company culture dramatically. Do you coach managers to have growth and career path conversations in 1-on-1s?

How to Help Your Employees Return From Disability Leave

Zenefits

Isabel Duarte, a leadership coach, suggests asking the employee how they want to be communicated with while they’re out. For example, they may need to work part-time before re-integrating full time. They may require to work from home regularly to attend follow up appointments.

9 Crucial Rules to Remember When Having Difficult Conversations with Employees

Insperity

Whether it’s a performance issue or employees feuding , there comes a time when leaders must break the silence. Remember that as a business leader, you’re also a coach. It’s important to document conflicts and have policies in place for certain situations. For example, if you have an employee who is frequently late to work, make sure you have a clear attendance policy. Have you ever heard your car make a noise that didn’t sound right?