Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018

Namely

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. Annual reviews have become a way of the past as the focus shifts to goal-setting, coaching , and ongoing feedback.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

What Informal Learning Is, and Isn’t

Saba

How much do you really know about informal learning? Can you spot the informal learning example? Of the three examples above, “B,” the marketing employee listening to the podcast, is experiencing informal learning. Surely that’s informal learning as well? Pop quiz!

What is it Like to Attend The Leadership Challenge Workshop® and Facilitator Training?

FlashPoint

Participants also receive a personalized LPI ® debrief coaching session with a master coach and that time is theirs to use any way they see fit. Our post-workshop reinforcement program, e-Coach , provides encouragement and activities to put the learning into practice.

What is it Like to Attend The Leadership Challenge Workshop?

FlashPoint

Participants also receive a personalized LPI debrief session, or coaching session, with a Certified Master Coach and that time is theirs to use any way they see fit. An insider’s guide to The Leadership Challenge in Sonoma.

How to Build a Coaching Certification Program

Namely

Not only will the leaders attending your learning and development programs thank you, but their direct reports will too. Coaching is one of the most effective skills any leader can have in their wheelhouse, and it is the building-block upon which more advanced leadership development can be built. That’s where coaching comes in—and harnessing the power of questions to reveal people’s potential. Later that week, leaders attended a 2.5

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

Growing Leaders During Chaotic Times Roundup

Sounding Board

There is no doubt that we are living in chaotic times. It was with this thought in mind that we put on the “ Growing Leaders During Chaotic Times ” event. We had over 130+ people in attendance, moderated by myself (Christine Tao, Founder of Sounding Board) and featuring fantastic speakers such as Dolores Bernardo (Head of Learning, AirBnB), Darren Shimkus (GM, Udemy for Business) and Cynthia Owyoung (Founder, Breaking Glass Forums, ex Github/Yahoo).

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

Recently, one of my contacts who is planning her 2015 schedule sent me a question asking for my recommendations for the top 2 – 3 conferences to attend in the US for HR professionals. One of my plans for next year is to attend more conferences in the US; ideally I’d like to attend events where there is a lot of networking, collaborating and great speakers. Since there are so many events happening all the time, it’s hard for me to assess which ones are best.

10 Minor Mistakes That Can Get an Employer into Big Trouble

FingerCheck

From failure to keep company records to sharing an employee’s health information with others in the workplace, the number of ways employers can drop the ball are seemingly endless. Failing to timely pay a dismissed employee. Failure to keep timely records.

What Are Your Boundaries At Work?

HR Ringleader

The thing I love most about the Internet is the availability of information. For all the evil, bad things that are out there, you can find as many inspirational and informational stories too. Set boundaries on what times you will be available for colleagues.

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3 Typical Problems First-Time Managers Face—and How to Solve Them

The People Equation

In a webinar with over 900 first-time managers, The Ken Blanchard Companies asked people to list their biggest challenge when they made the leap from individual contributor. This was the most-cited challenge that people attending the Blanchard webinar faced.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

Career Metis

There are, however, a number of people who not only aren’t afraid of heights, but they simply enjoy spending their time on high altitudes. More information : Canadian Roofing Contractors Association. More information: IAFF Canada. More information : IRATA International.

How To Make The Most Of Your Time At #SHRM17

Saba

It’s that time of year again. The SHRM Annual Conference takes place June 18-23 and this time it’s touching down in the The Big Easy. Here are three simple and effective tips to help you get more out of your time at the SHRM Annual Conference.

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

Ask a Manager

She’s had documented attendance and performance issues and has been placed on a PIP. She has been out of work, so neither of us has been able to ask about it, but now we don’t know what to do with this information. 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.

How to Choose HR Software Vendor in 2019?

Empxtrack

Besides time and cost saving, ensure that you pick a software that aligns with your objectives and adds significant value to your business. A software that can take care of the compliance challenges, will help in making better, faster and well-informed decisions.

6 Tactics LinkedIn’s Product Team Used to Cut Its Time to Hire in Half

Linkedin Talent Blog

And the average time to “approved for hire” was 83 days. The average time to approved for hire has dropped from 83 days to 41, and 93% of the time interviewers are now completing their feedback (usually, within 24 hours). Or, “Not right now, but maybe at another time.”.

How to Know When It’s Time to Get Career Help

Thrive Global

But when it came time for final exams, it wasn’t so great. But it was also my fault because I didn’t demand he spend more time going over sample problems. The ones who attended tutoring sessions all semester in preparation for the big day of finals.

8 ways HR can help develop better managers

Qualtrics HR

Here’s how your HR department can support your goal of coaching and developing managers to become the best leaders they can be. Giving new managers specific support in this way can help build their confidence in leading others for the first time. Develop person-specific coaching plans.

Three Ways to Make Seasonal Hiring Easier

ApplicantStack

Are workers full time, part time, or independent contractors? You can make seasonal hiring easier by following the same procedures you’d use for a full-time employee. Track hours and attendance for each employee, so you have documentation if there’s ever a question about whether or not laws were followed. Blog HR and Recruiting Industry Information Recruiting Best Practices

How to Rise Above Your Fear of Success

Dr. Nadine

She was so eager to secure the position, which was opportunely vacant at the time, that she paid out of her pocket to retain me as her executive coach. As the first member of her family to attend college, she had always been a high achiever and somewhat of an outlier in her family.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay

Ceridian

Develop leaders to be coaches. Sandra has an executive coaching certificate from Royal Roads University. First Credit Union integrates “the coach approach” into all its one-to-one and performance discussions. The coach approach is all about asking the right questions and enabling employees to discover their own accomplishments and areas of improvement. But, as pointed out in a recent post on Fast Company by Renee Robertson, coaching is not criticism.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. Like many jobs, the meeting has turned into the commonly accepted way of disemminating information as well as a way to bring people together. ” All the time!

Five ways to get more done by reclaiming your wasted pockets of time

Fast Company The Future of Work

No time to get anything real done—what’s in my e-mail inbox? As a time management coach, I’ve seen that most people can easily reclaim one to two hours of productivity in their workday by changing their default settings. Here are five ways to get more done by reclaiming small pockets of time. When you have a small opening of time, challenge yourself to knock items off that list.

How to Navigate a Successful Culture Transformation Process (Part 2)

Achievers

Transformations Take Time. The transformation of habits and attitudes does not occur overnight, especially when employees have been allowed to operate in a certain way or in status quo for a long period of time. The good news is that you usually have more time than you think.

Three Proven Strategies For Hiring Great People

Dr. Nadine

They’ve attended Ivy League universities, have proven track records of success, and are flowered with rave peer reviews. Candidates are asked to describe how they handled a smorgasbord of different situations (“Tell me about a time when you were forced to make an unpopular decision.”,

3 Steps to More Strategic Meetings

HR Ringleader

I’d challenge you to think of the last few weeks of meetings you attended, and I’d wager that most are tactical. You report out, you give a presentation of some information followed by steps for the audience to take, or you are being told how to do something.

Leadership Mindset Matters Most in a Crisis

HR Daily Advisor

Hinden, PhD, PCC, President, Managance Consulting & Coaching. It was a frightening, stressful, and exhausting time. Register today for this timely HR event. Click here for more information, or to register today! by Denice R.

The 2015 Performance Management Survey Is In!

HR Daily Advisor

Coaching discussions on a semiregular basis. Attendance awards. The top five factors used when evaluating nonexempt performance include job knowledge (76.6%), quality of work (74.6%), attitude/cooperation (68.8%), communication skills (67.7%), and attendance/punctuality (65.2%).

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. Be specific with dates, times, and any conversations you had with the employee about tardiness.

Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement

Achievers

Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. Currently, I am coaching several leaders who have incorporated the Voice, Value, Feedback communication tool into their culture, and the benefits are real.

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Super Meetings: More Effective, Productive, And Collaborative

SuccessFactors

This includes not having a clear agenda, not understanding the objective of the meeting, not aligning the team values, not understanding the success criteria for each one of the attendees and not tracking the meeting progress in real-time. Who is coaching the system? 9:57 a.m.

Employee Performance: The 6 Influence Areas

HR Bartender

And we spend a lot of time talking about how to achieve higher levels of employee performance via manager one-on-one meetings, coaching sessions, and career development. Data and information ties into the physical resources area.

2016 Health and Wellness Survey Results

HR Daily Advisor

Health coach.”. Time off for exercise.”. Telephonic health coaching. In-person health coaching. Health coaching.”. The telephonic and online coaching with our wellness vendor.”. Food for Life classes are well attended and very popular.”.

HR On-Demand and Augmented Reality

PerformanceICreate

But oh, when I am desperate for a bit of mindless programming, entertainment and personal sanity, I make the time…and I’m talking 4-5 hours of it! Employee safety and peace of mind don’t care if I have a 2-hour block of time carved out to “watch” it.

The Pitfalls of Telecommuting

Workplace Psychology

I am reposting my response to her as well as add some additional information which, due to a tight schedule, I was not able to include in my original answers. check email, make a phone call to a client, attend a meeting, etc.).

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

According to the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), only 25 percent of the computing workforce were women last year. The cost to attend is included your conference registration. But it’s time for us to become more gender neutral.