Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018

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To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve. This conference equips you with the tools to build a better learning experience for your employees.

The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Mentoring

Career Metis

As a good manager , you do everything you can for the good of the company, yet your employees can still get hit. Most times, your employees won’t come to you with how they feel, so you need to step in and intervene. 5) Low Employee Turnover.

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Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

The HR Capitalist

You did the right thing with some problematic employees, but then you got investigated/sued. Such is the case with Missouri Softball Coach Ehren Earleywine, who's had a lot of success at Mizzou but was recently under investigation. native, is 453-154 in 10 seasons as Missouri’s coach. Is that grounds for firing a coach? I think if you set that precedent, there won’t be a coach left in America. It's every manager's worst nightmare.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Director (HRD)

UpstartHR

This is another installment in our “Day in the Life” series, this time focusing on the HR directors out there. years plus pastor of 6 churches Degree/Certification: BS in PSY, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Ministry Average day: I spend half my day trying to attract and retain great employees at non-profit pay. I spend 3-5 hours a day with random visits of former employees, current employees and managers and issues that come up.

What Happens In Vegas, Shouldn’t Stay In Vegas (In This Case…) #SHRM15 Preview

Women of HR

Vegas tends to be rather polarizing as far as conference goers are concerned; most either love attending conferences there, or despise it. That means I have the distinct pleasure of attending as a voice for the conference, helping the spread the word about all of the great conference related happenings, learnings, and general goings on. Though I never seem to be able to squeeze in as many as I’d like to attend, I always make a point to catch at least a few.

Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

Pingboard

Team members in payroll don’t just ensure that employees are paid accurately according to a specific schedule, but they also ensure that payroll systems are aligned with other systems in the company and that employees can easily access their payroll information when needed. Who Is Responsible for Employee Development? Employee development comprises a number of activities, including training, leadership development programs, mentorship, and cross-team rotational programs.

hr leaders: what’s on your professional development plan?

O.C. Tanner

How many of us are so busy helping employees develop their plans or coaching managers about how to assist their direct reports with a plan, that we don’t take the time to draft a professional development plan of our own? One benefit of taking the time to think about your development is that it forces you to assess where you currently are in your career and where you’re headed. Attend an industry conference.

Fond of Work: Jennifer Butler, CPO at Ingram Barge

Fond

This time for Fond of Work, we spoke with Jennifer Butler, SVP and Chief People Officer at Ingram Barge. Jennifer manages employment, training, organizational development, compensation, employee relations, and communications.

3 Key Challenges of Complexity Solved by Automation

Unicorn HRO

By leveraging the power of cloud technologies, specifically SaaS-based solutions and mobility, HR departments can transform the chaos of day-to-day operations and more efficiently manage all aspects of the employee life cycle. A cloud-based HR business model creates efficiencies by simplifying and automating virtually every process associated with employee lifecycle management. Employee Engagement. Communication is another employee engagement solution.

8 Ways to Cope with a 1 Person HR Team - Sapling Blog

Sapling

A day in the life of a 1-person HR team can range from sourcing for candidates for an open position, to corrective action meetings to managing a barrage of employee questions about benefits open enrollment period. No two days in HR are the same because the department/function supports employees it ranges from day-to-day.There are countless ways an organization can cope with a small (in this case a 1-person) HR department.

Joan Ryan of iPEC: “Every single person I’ve ever known has played a role in my journey”

Thrive Global

Joan Ryan is an 18-year veteran in the learning and performance industry who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). After completing my Master’s degree, I joined PwC (at the time it was Coopers & Lybrand, LLP).

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Growth opportunity

HR Times

This is the fourth article in our series on the Simply Irresistible model, (reach prior articles here ), and in this we discuss one of the most urgent and critical issues in business today: providing growth opportunities to employees. Related links. We’ve always looked at employee learning from two perspectives. On the employee side, we are all becoming continuous learners. Employee development is a complex and richly studied topic.

Let’s Get #ERE16 Tattoos on Bourbon Street!

Robin Schooling

and then, once upon a time, snuck into SourceCon in Atlanta when I was there for a #tru event. I’ve even been known to cozy up to a payroll lady or two having attended and spoken at a few payroll and accounting conferences. The swag of choice is also Coach bags and stuffed animals; sensible flats are the footwear of choice). Thinking back on it though every time that I’ve gone back to in-house HR I ended up zigzagging back out and went sideways/upwards back into recruiting.

On The Lighter Side of HR? From The Desk of a Woman of a Certain Age

Women of HR

Yes, our name changed, but we are still the same folks that interview, hire, fire (aka terminate, layoff or downsize), listen, coach, counsel, advise, train, write policies, procedures, rules, regulations and stand as the target on the firing line when things go “left”. We handle relationships between prospective employees, current employees and the employer and trust me, often times these relationships can fall unexpectedly into the pit of comedy.

A Follow-Up Discussion on Workplace Bullying #SHRM16

Women of HR

So naturally at the conference I took the opportunity to attend her session. Her enthusiasm for the topic came across in our Q&A, but once I had the opportunity to see her actually speak on the topic, and how she at times spoke on the brink of emotion, it became very obvious that this is something she is dedicated to educating, addressing, and alleviating in our workplaces. Was there a distrust of leadership present among employees?

A Comprehensive Guide to Total Rewards (And How to Master It)

Vantage Circle

In this article, you will learn: What are your employees looking for through their Total Rewards Strategy. How to approach a Total Rewards Strategy that ensures benefits for both employees and employers. How to manage all aspects of employee compensation, reward, and recognition.

Symposium Events: Wellbeing and Stress Summit

Strategic HCM

Keeping with my recent employee engagement theme, yesterday morning I attended Symposium’s Wellbeing & Stress Summit. Gill talked about using the Best Companies to Work For process to create love in their employees. She wants to see ‘Nominet’ stamped through any of her employee’s flesh if she were to cut off their arm. So Nominet are focusing on creating tough love through great conversations between their people managers and employees.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

Employee Engagement. Employee Experience. Exempt Vs Non-Exempt Employees? Employee leave of absence: Everything you need to know. Employee recognition ideas: 52 epic ways to give rewards. Employee handbook: 6 must-have policies for your manual.

Q&A with #SHRM16 Speaker Jennifer McClure (@jennifermcclure)

True Faith HR

Jennifer McClure is a sought-after Keynote Speaker and Executive Coach. I’d have to say that it was actually getting hired into an HR job in the first place! :) Back in the day, there were no degrees in “Personnel Management”, but I took as many personnel and industrial relations courses as I could in college (just a few available). You've attended the SHRM Annual Conference numerous times. I also very much enjoy attending the conference as a learner.

How to Lead in Today’s Changing Workforce

AllyO

Fascinating I would love to attend that dinner as well.

59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)

SnackNation

59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas). The Top Employee Engagement Ideas: Align your company with a purpose. Provide consistent coaching and training. HR managers can agree that employee engagement and retention are at the top of their priority list. Many employees in today’s job market quickly feel uninspired by their work, get bored after 2 years and start job hunting for something new.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Growth opportunity

Bersin

This is the fourth article in our series on the Simply Irresistible model, (reach prior articles here ), and in this we discuss one of the most urgent and critical issues in business today: providing growth opportunities to employees. Related links. We’ve always looked at employee learning from two perspectives. On the employee side, we are all becoming continuous learners. Employee development is a complex and richly studied topic.

Grow Your Own or Buy Talent?

NCHRA

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) reported that for fiscal year 2012 through 2013, the average retirement age for all CalPERS members was 60. About 38 percent of International Public Management Association for Human Resources members reported in a survey earlier this year that their eligible employees were postponing retirements, down from 46 percent in 2012. An organization knows an employee’s strengths and weaknesses.

WIRTW #392 (the “miles and miles and miles” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

via Blogging4Jobs Highlights from the Just-Published ILTA 2015 Technology Survey — via Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites Bring Your Own Debate: Balancing Risk and Reward in BYOD Policies — via Law.com HR & Employee Relations BEFORE YOU SUE: 10 questions every employee should ask — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider Being fair does not mean treating everyone the same — via Next Blog Need a Good Parental Leave Policy?

Knock-Knock: Let Technology In The Job Search Today

Women of HR

However, since you had no idea what opportunities were available, it was usually just that, you filled out an application and unbeknownst to you at the time, it went into the company Black Hole of Applications, never to be dug out again. Therefore, think twice…okay…three times before you put anything on the web that you wouldn’t want published on tv for all of your friends and family to see. I don’t know who developed these arduous, long, time draining pieces of technology.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As attention shifts toward the health and happiness of staff, employee engagement remains surprisingly low. Gallup tells us that only about 1/3 of employees are actively engaged, Glassdoor data shows an average engagement of a C+ (3.1 I believe they will in time.

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300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

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Claire Schooley , Independent Consultant on Learning, Recruiting, and Employee Engagement. Deb Muller , CEO & Founder, HR Acuity – The Employee Relations Case Management Solution. Dorothy Dalton , Global Executive Search | CEO 3Plus International | Coach |Trainer| Diversity & Bias Conscious Recruitment. Dianne Mills , Salire Consulting LLC – Executive and Performance Coach, Digital Transformation Leader.

Career Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Talent.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Likewise, fewer HR professionals are using it as a retention strategy and fewer are offering a formal way for employees to find new careers internally.” And it’s no wonder that, if organisations are giving up on career development, that in their 2012 Management Agenda , Roffey find that 30% of employees (35% in the public sector) feel their careers are on hold.

WIRTW #477 (the “just another brick in the wall” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Are You Ready to Have Employees Displaced? — HR & Employee Relations. Should Employers Fire Employees Who Attend White Supremacist Rallies? — What should you do when employees are addicted to prescription drugs? — Suspect an employee of taking advantage of your company? via Work Place Coach Blog News. Why Your Boss Makes You Punch a Time Clock — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas.