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.

Employee Engagement: Use a Systemic Approach

HR Bartender

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invited me to sit in on their virtual Employee Engagement: Influencing Workplace Culture Seminar. This is the second SHRM virtual seminar I’ve taken. This seminar focused on developing an employee engagement strategy.

How To Convince Your Boss To Send You To A Conference

Dr. Nadine

Create an agenda of which workshops/seminars you’d like to attend and why. Come up with a quick elevator pitch for your top 3 reasons to attend. When approaching your boss about attending the conference, be concise and to the point, while still making your case.

How To Convince Your Boss To Send You To A Conference

Dr. Nadine

Create an agenda of which workshops/seminars you’d like to attend and why. Come up with a quick elevator pitch for your top 3 reasons to attend. When approaching your boss about attending the conference, be concise and to the point, while still making your case.

21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019

15Five

Perhaps this is because many companies don’t know how to create a learning and development program internally, or lack the resources to provide what they see as a perk, via external learning experiences like conferences and seminars. Manage your time. Attend the expo.

What are the Three Keys to Success in Your Job?

PerformanceICreate

Likewise, a well-known basketball coach responded the three things for winning basketball games are offensive rebounds; transition defense; and free throws when tired. If you were that coach what would you make sure you communicated to all your players?

6 Tips for work that matters and a life you love

Thrive Global

Let these set the tone for how you spend your time and who you spend your time with. Make time for yourself and your physical, mental and emotional well being. Care for yourself daily by developing habits that enable you to have time to be still, physically and mentally.

Solving The Leadership Development Dilemma

BetterUp

While the traditional principles of leadership will always be important, effective leaders of the future require more: the development of strong soft skills, such as problem solving, influencing, communication, and coaching. by Dr. Damian Vaughn, Chief Programs Officer at BetterUp.

3 Ways to Provide Learning Opportunities In The Workplace

Everwise

Innovation time: encourage employees to take a certain amount of time each week to learn something new, regardless of whether it connects directly to their current role. Social learning involves connecting employees to the peers, mentors, leaders, and coaches that will help them grow.

10 Clever Tricks to Maximise Training for Your Sales Teams

Get Hppy

Use Coaching Effectively. Training sessions, on their own, can be inefficient, which is why leading organisations back them up with coaching. According to the CSO Insights 2017 Sales Manager Enablement Report, sales coaching can improve average win rates, taking them from 41.7

How to Engage Employees When Back to Work this September (6 Tips)

Digital HR Tech

It’s back to work time and some employees will be dragging their heels back into the office – with fading tans and even less motivation. 70% of employees start searching for a new job around this time, spurred on after taking a break from their usual routine.

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.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing

Everwise

Formal education: Offer opportunities for the employee to attend conferences, seminars and panels. Coach, rather than manage, the employee’s growth. Money and time saved: Recruiting externally is 1.7

Does Performance Management Really Help Every Employee Become Their Best Self?

15Five

This launched me into a near decade long inquiry and exploration where I studied everything I could get my hands on, from productivity to psychology (and everything in between) and attended seminars ranging from personal development to business.

Paying non-exempt employees: How well do you know the rules?

Insperity

Let’s say you are sending Ken, one of your top performers, to a training seminar that’s eight hours away. Since he’s a non-exempt employee, he will be paid an additional 16 hours of pay for his travel time. When and how to pay non-exempt employees for training, travel time, overtime and on-call time can be confusing. On-call time. Her travel time is counted as hours worked because it’s part of her main job duties.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

AssessTEAM Performance Management

As the boss, you should be ready to either coach your employees up or out. Organize internal seminars and benchmarking programs. You can also make sure that your team is consistently attending job-related workshops and training to stay up-to-date with the industry trends.

Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters

HRExecutive

Many of the recruiters she talks to simply don’t have the time to attend conferences or seminars or even listen to podcasts or read publications about the latest developments in the profession, she says. They simply don’t have the time.

5 Best Practices To Ace Your Job Hunt

Thrive Global

The fact that I kept finding myself being drawn into conversations with people who were looking to change their careers convinced me I needed to make my own career shift into coaching. Don’t let the people who are making time for you feel like you’re just looking for favors.

What Is Performance Appraisal? – Examples

EmployeeConnect

T imely: Goals must have clear time limits that aren’t impossible to achieve. Mentoring and coaching are also powerful tools to help workers reach their performance goals. The plan might include cross-training, skills development, earning industry certifications, developing networks of associates, attending seminars or receiving coaching from a mentor, manager or skilled co-worker.

Solving the Leadership Development Dilemma

BetterUp

While the traditional principles of leadership will always be important, effective leaders of the future require more: the development of strong soft skills, such as problem solving, influencing, communication, and coaching. by Dr. Damian Vaughn, Chief Programs Officer at BetterUp.

Upcoming HR Events Ireland & UK, April 2018

Rezoomo

Time to get your diaries out. We have the hottest upcoming HR events that you should be attending in April. Location/ Date / Time – St. Upskill yourself and your team to manage, coach and motivate staff to achieve greater levels of performance. Who should attend?

How to build your first employee training program

Workable

Training just for the sake of it costs money and time. Some employees might want training on communication techniques and time-management methods. Here’s a breakdown of both classroom-style and workshop programs: In-house seminars vs. Industry conferences.

A Primer on Gender Friendly Conference & Event Swag

Robin Schooling

Yesterday a friend of mine attended a seminar for organizational leaders (primarily Finance and HR) and was the lucky winner of a door prize/raffle called “The Executive Bag.” Back in the day I worked for an organization that was quite keen on holding team retreats.

4 Ways Leaders Can Shape Company Culture To Impact Revenue & Profits

15Five

It may seem hard to invest time and resources into something as tenuous as “company culture” when the survival of your company itself is at stake. You can encourage employees to attend these events and share their findings.

7 Ways to Support Employees’ Engagement in their Financial Wellness

GuideSpark

These include health plan price transparency tools, health savings account (HSA) value estimators, educational materials, training videos, and even access to professional advisors for one-on-one coaching for investing, budgeting, and managing credit. It''s Time to Get with the New Millennia.

Five Ways to Keep Millennial Employees Engaged at Work

KeenAlignment

Millennial employees are three times more likely to change jobs than their non-millennial counterparts, according to a recent Gallup report on millennials in the workplace. Encourage (and pay for) them to attend conferences, seminars and workshops.

This is How to Have a Happy Career

45 Things

Once you've had this time away (a week is ideal, but a solid two days away may do the trick) then it's time to take your internal temperature again. Is it time to talk to your team about better ways to communicate? If you have a mentor, now is the time to talk to him or her.

Is the Modern Workplace Killing Us? (Part 2)

HR Daily Advisor

They can’t pick up their kids from school on time or attend their nighttime class to get promoted because of their work schedules and conditions. They will be able to work when they’re not distracted by their other personal commitments or an arbitrary time on a clock.

Planning – Company’s Productivity Booster, Part 2 of 3

Thrive Global

Having spent over three years understanding various systems as well as being mentored and coached by Tony J. He is an exceptional teacher of our modern times who knows how to expand your awareness and maximise the potential of human capital.

3-Step Mindfulness Practice for Parents

Thrive Global

My teens get extra credit for attending mindfulness seminars. Who has the time? I’d suggest three times a day. She is a childbirth educator, doula, parenting coach and owner of Mindful Birth NY.

How Healthcare Can Survive the Next Five Years of Talent Shortage

Avature

Consider the contrast from the perspective of a student or new healthcare professional attending a job fair. At the next, they provide their contact info in seconds via an iPad or QR code, and then spend the rest of their time engaging in conversation with a recruiter. Another best practice is offering time-strapped candidates who are on-the-go and in front of patients the flexibility to participate in screening or interviewing via recorded video.

How to Become a Powerful Leader (Regardless of Your Title)?

Effortless HR

A boss may demand while the leader coaches. In this way, you will preserve their dignity, while effectively delivering your message at the same time. Furthermore, for all the non-native speakers, attending general English courses is a must. Even though you can learn quite a bit through practice, you simply cannot afford to ignore the advantages of formal education and coaching. Being a leader and being a boss is not the one and the same thing.

my coworker won’t stop talking about how stressed she is, and it makes me stressed out too

Ask a Manager

Until recently, she was opening them all before doing any, then leaving a big stressy handover about how she was too busy to finish them all, along with details about how many she didn’t do, which was a completely pointless waste of time both to write and to read as the next person could just look at the tickets. I’ve suggested several times that she just does what she can and reminded her (kindly!)

The M Word

Dave's Weekly Thought

As I get ready to attend my 10th straight Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference , I recall overhearing the term Millennial at the first one I attended. I coach 8 year old girls and 12 year old boys. The harsh reality of the world hits us all at different times.

Paycor's Quick Guide to #SHRM16

Paycor

You will want a smartwatch to efficiently track time, keep you updated on your schedule, and offer you any notifications relevant to the event. The biggest mistake that you can make when attending #SHRM16 is going in blind. Reach Out to Your Network to See Who Is Attending!

What Informal Learning Is, and Isn’t

Saba

Examples of non-formal learning could include participating in mentoring programs, attending a voluntary "lunch and learn" about your benefits program, or participating in an expert knowledge-sharing group. Pop quiz! How much do you really know about informal learning?

20 Takeaways From Google Innovation Culture That’ll Blow Your Minds!

SurveySparrow

20 Percent time policy. An innovation policy of Google that almost everyone knows is its popular 20 percent time policy where it allows its employees to spend at least 20% of their working hours on their pet projects. Be a good coach.

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