Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) held its annual conference in Chicago. It was also impossible to take in everything that the event has to offer. So, I wanted to share just a few of the things I found along the way.

Make Training More Impactful With Peer-Based Learning

HR Bartender

I know this will sound really weird coming from someone who designs and delivers training for a living but, all learning opportunities do not have to be training. In fact, training can have a greater impact when it’s delivered in concert with other learning opportunities.

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Measure Training Effectiveness by Results, Not Hours

HR Bartender

Years ago, I attended a training session where the instructor said that he knew participants we’re “getting it” because they started asking questions. Whether the questions happen during the actual training or after the session, questions can be an informal gauge of training interest.

Online Training Platform Vs Traditional Training Which is the Best

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Learning platforms have undergone tremendous changes; from classrooms to desktops to mobile phones. But there are still organizations who are unable to decide if they want to completely switch over to online training. Some might say that since millennials comprise a major part of the workforce, it would be prudent to use an online training platform. But even among the millennial crowd, there are people who prefer the traditional approach.

Hello #SHRM15 Conference Attendees!

HR Bartender

I’m attending the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference. This isn’t my first SHRM Annual – in fact, my first SHRM conference (more than a few years ago) was also in Las Vegas. You might be wondering where the name HR Bartender comes from.

8 Ways to Deliver Training that Employees Retain

HR Bartender

The biggest concern organizations have when they invest in training is retention. By this, I mean having employees retain the material once they leave the class. Here are some things I’ve experienced that help employees retain the material: Set expectations.

Corporate Training: You Can Learn Anything

HR Bartender

You can learn anything.”. That was the takeaway message from Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy. Khan was the closing keynote speaker at this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo in Washington D.C.

10 Things I Am Packing in My #SHRM18 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Shannon Tipton over at Learning Rebels did a great post titled, “ What’s in My Conference Bag? It’s a nice reminder to help you plan your conference strategy. Here are the top ten things I take with me when I travel to conferences. The “bag”.

The Difference Between Training, Facilitation and Presentations

HR Bartender

I’ve been going to a lot of conferences lately and noticed that people are using the terms training, facilitating, and presenting interchangeably. And for the purposes of a conversation, it might be perfectly acceptable to use the terms in that way.

Training Budget Calculator: Here’s What You Should Spend on Employee Training in 2019

Capterra

Budgeting season for 2019 is here—how much have you allotted for employee training? That’s the big question, isn’t it? As the head of HR for a small or midsize business (SMB), you already know that employee training needs a ton of financial support.

Before Interviewing, Train Hiring Managers on These 5 Things

HR Bartender

This means that organizations need to give hiring managers all the tools they need to hire effectively. And it’s more than just interview skills training. Companies can do their managers a real disservice when they dismiss interview skills training as unnecessary.

HOW TO: Sell Your Manager on Attending a Conference

HR Bartender

In response to my post on “ What are HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention to Them ”, I had a Twitter connection ask me about going to conferences. Specifically, about how to sell senior leadership on attending a conference. Find the best conferences for you.

Companies Should Include Feedback Training in Onboarding

HR Bartender

SilkRoad recently announced that Carey Lohrenz, the first female to pilot an F-14 Tomcat Fighter jet for the Navy will be the keynote speaker at their annual Connections conference taking place in May. Enjoy the post.). The Two Types of Feedback.

From a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

ATD Human Capital

Companies have long thought of employee learning as something that happens in a classroom, delivered by a trainer away from the worksite, with content and activities selected by an instructional designer. The problem is not with the quality of training.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Travel Edition

HR Bartender

Every year we take a little time off during the summer to plan for the next twelve months. We talk about our company, ITM Group , the blog and goals. the good things that happened box is one of my faves), I wanted something different. I really like the fun designs.

Human Resources Training: Key Components and Top 9

Digital HR Tech

No wonder that when it comes to Human Resources training, there is a myriad of options too. In this article, we’ll take a look at five key components to take into account when choosing your HR training. Five Key Components in Human Resources Training. Learning on-demand.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

In healthcare, education, and transport, products like telemedicine, computer-assisted learning, plagiarism software , and self-driving improve individual and institution efficacy; with the results from their application trickling down to other industries and sectors.

How To Train Remote Employees Effectively with an LMS

SkyPrep

The way we work is changing and now more and more organizations are embracing remote working. With the shift in working environments, traditional training is not adequate for a remote workforce. A Learning Management System (LMS) helps you to overcome this barrier.

Training the Ted Talk Way

TLNT: The Business of HR

TED Talks, the popular conference and video lecture series, has a cardinal rule that all presenters must follow: No talk can exceed 18 minutes. ” Open Enrollment Training, Learning & Development Featured microlearning

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18

Advos

Our debut conference Twitter primer for #Unleash18 in Las Vegas was a hit (really, people told us so). Bookmark this page and refer to it during the event if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Event Name: SHRM18 Annual Conference & Exposition. Learn more.

Tips for Employee Relocation, Training Conferences and Coaching

The People Equation

My November articles for the HR Answers page cover the issues of successful employee relocation, conference opportunities for people in the learning and development field and how to recognize employees’ natural “intelligences” when you coach them.

8 Best Online HR Training Software For 2020 and Beyond

Career Metis

HRs have their hands full with job applications, talent tracking, interviews, recruitment, and workforce training and development. Today, the situation is particularly challenging because there are hundreds of software solutions specifically developed to cater to the needs of HR professionals.

6 Truths about Training and Development

The People Equation

Helping people learn new things is super-fun. For over two decades, I was a corporate trainer, conducting in-person learning programs and later, webinars, to a wide array of employees. Training is training”, I suppose. Training can’t fix broken people.

Cornerstone Data Tells a Story: Online Learning Is Key as Organizations Shift to a New World of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

As people navigate a new world of work, there has never been a greater demand for learning opportunities. For the past two decades, Cornerstone has been helping organizations recruit, hire, train and manage their people. In March alone, people across the globe engaged with 27.5

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Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Ongoing Employee Training

15Five

Great managers also engage in the fundamental task of developing talent within the business. Training and development is often seen as something that drains on valuable resources, leading to employees being out of the office while the company foots the bill.

The True Value of the Vendor Hall at your next HR Conference

HRchitect

Look beyond the giveaways and trinkets to opportunities for vendor education, thought leadership and efficiency in the buying process. I know what you are thinking – the Vendor Hall is the area within the conference venue that I’ll visit for receptions (hello, free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres!), walk through to grab the coolest tchotchkes I see, and enter to win prizes.

How to train your successor

Insperity

Do you know how to train your successor ? The exact timing depends on how much time there is before the transition. In a perfect world, you would have six months to a year to train your next-in-line before you move on to a new role or retire. Goals for training.

Conference Twitter Primer: Employer Branding Strategies Conference #EBrandCon

Advos

Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #EBrandCon website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! The Basics. Learn more. The power.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Networking Edition

HR Bartender

Next month is the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. On the education side, there will definitely be the latest info on the U.S. That alone is worth the cost of admission.

Meet Your Speakers: Government Internal Communications Training

Advanced Learning Institute

Joining us at the 5th Annual Government Employee Engagement & Internal Communications Strategies training are over 10 leading internal communicators who will be leading interactive workshops and engaging sessions of the the 3-day event.

How to Deliver Retail Sales Training to Remote Employees

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Remote working has become one of the biggest trends in the workplace. million Americans work from home at least half the time! Sales is a function where the employees are required to commute often and work from different locations. And ensuring on-going and regular training is part of the manager’s job. The answer again lies in technology. Can hire the best talent across locations. Create Short Learning Modules for Online Training.

The future of corporate training in 2020

Get Hppy

Corporate training is beneficial for both the company and its employees. Not only will people learn new skills and improve existing ones but the best training also boosts morale and improves retention rates. The workplace is constantly changing and so is the way that employees are being trained. So, to ensure your training is beneficial, you need to keep up with this and adapt where necessary.

8 ‘Wisdoms’ From the Global Happiness Conference

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last month, my co-founder at Butterfly and I found ourselves in Dubai at one of the most exclusive global conferences in the world, alongside some 4,000 of the brightest and most influential leaders and policymakers from the public and private sectors.

Top 5 ways to improve employee training with learning software

HR Morning

Corporate learning is different from school learning or even self-development. Hence, downloading educational software, used in classrooms, is not the best idea – it just doesn’t correspond with professional purposes. The key to providing a blended approach is flexibility.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!