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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.

HR Magazine Different Slant: Modern Organisation Models

Strategic HCM

It was great being recognised as one of HR Magazine's Movers and Shakers last month (and being included on the cover this month - can you spot me? - The full magazine is available to view or download here (you'll find my Different Slant article on pages 36-8).

How to train your successor


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.

Cross-training staff: A guide to effective implementation


Cross-training staff has long been viewed as a way to groom future managers. Today, the practice has moved beyond managerial candidates to all levels, and there are good reasons behind this change. Recently, the practice has been applied to the rank and file.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Instagram

HR Bartender

The next post in our “5-Day Plan” series focuses on Instagram. If you haven’t checked out the other posts in our series, you can find them here: Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter. Your 5-Day Plan to Learning LinkedIn. Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Pinterest.

9 creative and cost-effective employee training and development ideas


Training and development initiatives are important because they help ensure your staff continually improves and keeps their skills current. Unfortunately, many small business owners don’t have the budget for big-ticket seminars or workshops, so they assume all company-sponsored professional development is simply out of reach. Sadly, this is often to the detriment of their business, and their bottom line. Here’s how to educate your employees without breaking the bank: 1.

Bookmark This! #HR Project Management Edition

HR Bartender

Managing projects is one of the largest responsibilities we have in human resources. Some of the activities that come to mind are launch meetings, maintenance plans, communications, pilot programs, and project plans. Both of these are practical how-to guides for the project manager.

How You Can Become a Simply Irresistible Organization

HR Bartender

The articles talk about developing outstanding products, killer marketing strategies, and focusing on metrics and numbers. A few weeks ago, I saw a post titled “ Engagement, Retention and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR.” Josh] This is precisely the problem.

High-performing employees: How to attract, retain and manage them


Your first step should be learning what defines high-performing employees. When recruiting, look for employees who are: Innovative and open to challenges The “go-to” source for other employees Intuitive Accountable Transparent Proactive, rather than reactive Self-motivated.

Does Your Organization Have a Strong Learning Culture?


When it comes to technology and today’s working world, it seems the only constant is rapid change. But industry adaptability is far from the only thing to be gained from a strong learning culture at your org. They want to grow, learn, and move up in your company.

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How to develop business acumen in your employees


In the long run, that can equate to a lack of understanding in how to add value to your company or act in its best interest. Businesses miss out on meaningful employee input; specifically, their ideas on how to improve the business. Who is the customer? Implement cross-training.

Building a robust employee recognition program


At the outset, it’s hard to imagine any downside to showing your team that you value their work. After all, these are the people with whom you spend most of your days. It’s critical to clarify terminology around the awards program concept at the outset.

10 ways to eliminate workplace isolation


It’s important to recognize the difference between workplace isolation and workplace bullying. If the isolation is intentional, it’s an indication of workplace bullying and needs to be addressed promptly and properly. Understand that not everyone is motivated by the same things.

Rising Star King Vader: “Why it’s so important for an artist to be organized”

Thrive Global

Being organized keeps the train moving, as they say, so things don’t become confusing. As a part of our series about rising stars, I had the pleasure to interview King Vader. Can you tell us the story of how you grew up? Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

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Leah Isaacson of Dig: “I think it’s extraordinarily important that we re-empower our local news reporters; I would love to inspire a movement where people were re engaged with their local news”

Thrive Global

newspaper was recently bought out by a rival, and the reporters are. are the champions of their communities. the local news reporters are covering our stories to the best of their. businesses regularly about the power local news has for their. Leigh is the CEO and.

New to leadership? Learn how to delegate effectively


For those of you passionate about your work, giving up a beloved task can be the most significant obstacle to delegating. How can you ensure the best possible outcome for the project? The first step to delegation is understanding the need for it. The takeaway.

Employee stuck in a rut? How to get out of a work slump in 7 steps


A once-high performer turned underperforming employee may be the result of many factors. Before you can help the employee correct their situation, you must learn about your employee and work to identify the underlying issues. Here are seven steps to identify the underlying problem and reinvigorate your newly underperforming employee. Understand the problem. Even the most motivated employees can experience tough times at work and can become disengaged.

Dear leaders, please stop making assumptions – here’s how


If you want to be an effective leader, you must learn how to stop making assumptions. Countless daily decisions are made based on an incomplete picture of the world, and those gaps in knowledge are often filled in by assumptions. Assumptions can be harmless (like assuming your commute to work will take 30 minutes) or even positive (a football coach setting the perfect defensive trap after accurately assuming the opponent will throw a pass on fourth down).

10 tips to defeat impostor syndrome in the workplace


Do you feel like you don’t deserve the authority you’ve been given? Magazine. Follow these seven steps if you think impostor syndrome may be getting the best of you: 1. While it’s easy to push them aside, you must recognize the strain and damage that this negative self-image can have on your work and life, if left unaddressed. For example, if a friend came to you and said, “I feel like I’m not living up to the image I portray to others,” what would you advise?

Moving from annual performance reviews to continuous performance development


Annual performance reviews are dying a slow death in businesses across the country. The annual review of old is time-consuming and often lacking in relevant performance measurements. But what should take the place of this dreaded process? The transition isn’t without challenges, however. How you’ll measure improvement in underperforming employees, or motivate individuals to climb the career ladder and learn new skills. Invest in manager training.

12 budget-friendly team bonding activities for your business


Although working together may give your employees a glimpse into their coworkers’ personalities and work styles, it doesn’t always foster the team dynamic that bonding activities can help you build – company-wide. It’s essential to include every single member of the team, whenever feasible. Don’t forget remote workers , or sales representatives who are in the office less frequently. Make sure to schedule the event at a convenient time for everyone if possible.

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


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. This is an opportunity for them to find out how your company fits into the larger industry, gain insights into your competitors and pick the brains of some of the business world’s best and brightest. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference.

10 Tech Tools to Use for HR Professionals

Digital HR Tech

In a recent interview, I was asked the question: “What tools and technology do you use at the HR Trend Institute? Do you walk the talk?”. The HR Trend Institute is a small organization. I am not sponsored by any of the applications I mention, so no worries!

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Performance reviews: 1 phrase leaders should always use


As a business leader, you understand the importance of performance appraisals. In fact, you’re probably tasked with the annual event of completing a competency-based appraisal for each of your employees. But have you given much thought to how you’re phrasing your words as you interact with your team members throughout the performance review cycle? The way you talk to employees about their performance is critical. magazine. Let’s start with the basics.

Who Owns Your Social Brand – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Back in 1997, Tom Peters wrote an article for Fast Company magazine titled “ The Brand Called You ”. It’s a good read and was the first time I recall hearing about personal branding. It was part of the reason the employee was hired. Heather] It depends on the job.

#AtdMENA - The need for people centricity in learning / 2

Strategic HCM

This is the second part of a discussion on the need to focus on people - rather than technology or the business - when developing an organisation''s approach to learning. See the first part here. Most attempts at using action learning end in failure.

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The Top 27 Talent Management Resources


UPDATE 8/20/2015: This list of resources has been updated with even more great places to keep up with and learn about talent management based on feedback since publication. Or really anyone in charge of hiring, training, and monitoring the performance of some or all of your employees.

10 HR podcasts you should be listening to


Whether you’re new to podcasting or simply want to mix up your listening schedule, why not try our pick of the HR and L&D podcasts? The growing popularity of podcasts has been near-meteoric; the number of weekly UK podcasts listeners has nearly doubled in the past five years from 3.2

8 Reasons Why Employee Productivity May Suffer


Your employees are the heart of your business, and their productivity—or lack thereof—directly affects your bottom line. Read on as a host of human resource professionals weigh in on the top eight reasons why productivity may be suffering in your organization. “Employees often don’t see how the work they do contributes to the company’s overall product, and it leads to a lack of productivity,” says Jeff Milano, CEO of

Shocking Employee Turnover Statistics


And what are the main causes? The High Cost of Turnover. A Gallup report found that 21% of Millennial workers say they’ve changed jobs within the past year—a percentage that’s three times higher than non-Millennials. Due to this propensity for job-hopping, Millennial turnover costs the U.S. Millennial turnover costs the U.S. However, turnover is an issue across all generations in the labor force. The Engagement Problem.

14 Renaissance leadership quotes that still apply today


Even the best leaders can find themselves in a rut. If your leadership style feels stuck in the dark ages, why not turn to Renaissance leadership quotes to help move it forward? The Renaissance era is filled with guidance from forward-thinking and groundbreaking intellectuals.

5 Solutions for Hiring During Busy Season

Get Hppy

When it’s your job to hire and recruit exceptional talent, you know the ins and outs of the business change with the wind. Mobile strategies are some of the most efficient tools imaginable. Mobile recruitment processes are some of the most beneficial in the industry.

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Support employment for people with disabilities: 5 inclusive hiring tips


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate for persons with a disability was 8 percent in 2018, more than twice the rate of those with no disability. Disabilities often include difficulties with vision, hearing and the ability to walk or climb stairs.

Three benefits of consolidating to a single HR platform

NGA Human Resources

This article is also featured in the Global Payroll Magazine, download the full magazine here. . Here are some of the major benefits your business can experience when it consolidates to a single HR platform: 1. Finding the right single HR platform.

How to reduce workers’ compensation costs: 3 proven strategies


If not, do you understand the sizeable risk that workers’ compensation claims pose to your business, and do you have a plan in place for when these claims arise? From a simple muscle strain to more serious, long-term ailments, on-the-job injuries are no joke. As a business owner, your preparedness for these situations can determine the fate of your business. The return-on-investment for such programs is well proven. Want to learn more about how a PEO can help you?

Go, AlphaGo, And The Reach Of Machine Learning

SAP Innovation

This time, it involves the game of Go and AlphaGo , and a team of researchers from Alphabet taking on the South Korean master Lee Sedol. The AlphaGo team has claimed victory in 4 out of 5 games and has accomplished the unthinkable one more time—the machine is better than the human at playing a game with billions of possibilities. Read this excellent article for more on the match from Wired magazine.).

Company culture mistakes that can repel top talent


In the business world, every company knows the value of gaining a competitive edge. Your organization strives to build and sell a better product than the other companies in your industry. Ignoring the attraction stage. This is called the “attraction stage.”.