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. I have been in this position many times.

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. Over 22,000 human resources professionals were in attendance. Well, SHRM announced during the conference a new list of books that are eligible for recertification credit.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. When I’m not blogging, I’m a training and human resources consultant.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

For those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching. If you’ve never been to a SHRM Annual Conference before or it’s been a few years, let me tell you – it’s a big conference. Works every time.

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. Something to pass the time.

13 Tips for #SHRM17 Conference Attendees

HR Bartender

For those of us in the human resources profession, the SHRM Annual Conference is approaching. If you’ve never been to a SHRM Annual Conference before or it’s been a few years, let me tell you – it’s a big conference. Plan your schedule but save some time for impromptu meetings.

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.

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

Ongig

A new year is upon us which means a fresh list of HR conferences and recruiting events. With the HR industry thriving more than ever we’re seeing a significant uptick in events from our list of HR conferences in 2018. Which of these top HR conferences will you attend in 2019? Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. Talent Management Strategies Conference 2019 (Mar. WorkHuman 2019 Conference (Mar. ERE Recruiting Conference 2019 (Apr.

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. For example: Training is the action of teaching a person a specific skill or type of behavior.

How to Attend an HR Conference (and make it worth your while) [Podcast]

UpstartHR

Think about the last conference you attended. Research tells us that within a few days we forget most of what we hear in a single training session, much less a whole conference with a wide range of topics. That’s why today’s episode is focused on how to get the most out of the HR conferences you attend. In addition, we talk about a workshop I’m running at the upcoming SilkRoad Connections Conference.

6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. The latest case in point was KronosWorks , the annual gathering of customers and prospects of Kronos , the heavyweight provider of tools and services to manage and engage an entire workforce with a focus on time/attendance management. All user conferences provide training on getting the most of the product or service.

8 Ways to Deliver Training that Employees Retain

HR Bartender

The biggest concern organizations have when they invest in training is retention. It’s important for training programs to be designed and delivered in a way that increases retention of the content. Sessions that are required to end at a certain time can backfire.

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018

Namely

HR conferences of course. 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. HCI 2018 Workforce Planning & People Analytics Conference Miami, FL | February 27-March 1 Are you tasked with the responsibility of growing your company's workforce this year? Then this is conference for you.

How to Attend an HR Conference (and make it worth your while)

Silkroad

Think about the last conference you attended. Research tells us that within a few days we forget most of what we hear in a single training session, much less a whole conference with a wide range of topics. I attend a lot of conferences.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

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

HRchitect

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!), Although the size and variety of vendors exhibiting varies from conference to conference, the value of the Vendor Hall remains consistent – visiting the Vendor Hall is your opportunity to educate yourself on new technology offerings and innovation, and expand your knowledge in the HR space.

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.

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!

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. In exchange for this investment, your company expects them to demonstrate in tangible ways that the cost of this conference benefits the business, too.

The Ultimate List of HR Conferences in 2020

Ongig

HR conferences are a great place to learn about the latest tools and listen to industry experts. This year is projected for even more HR conferences than in 2019. So we put together the ultimate list of human resource conferences to attend in 2020. HR Conferences in March.

The Ultimate List of HR Conferences in 2020

Ongig

HR conferences are a great place to learn about the latest tools and listen to industry experts. This year is projected for even more HR conferences than in 2019. So we put together the ultimate list of human resource conferences to attend in 2020. HR Conferences in March.

HR Conferences You Need to Attend in 2018

CareATC

It’s hard to believe it, but we are nearing the end of 2017, which means it’s time to start gearing up for 2018. What better way to plan for your new year at work than by registering for a professional development conference? There are a lot of conferences to choose from, so I’ve selected some of the crucial conferences you need to attend in the upcoming year. Staffing & Training Employee Engagement

What’s Wrong with Virtual Conferences? #Covid19 #Coronavirus

The Tim Sackett Project

I’m not traveling at all, but I’m still doing a few conferences, virtually. Virtual conferences have been around for a long time. Most of us tend to not like virtual conferences over the in-person conferences. My Spring is usually filled with travel.

Future Friday: Lessons from the SHRM conference

OmegaHR Solutions

I have just returned from the SHRM17 conference that was held in New Orleans. With hundreds of sessions and over 17,000 attendees it was a busy time. I looked for themes while attending sessions, conducting interviews, and visiting vendors.

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.

6 Ways to Support Your Workforce Through Times of Uncertainty

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s not always easy to keep your business running smoothly during these trying times—especially when crises are dominating headlines—but it’s up to HR to ensure employees remain motivated and reassured. Here are a few ways to support your workforce during times of uncertainty.

6 Truths about Training and Development

The People Equation

I’ve facilitated programs in warehouses, stuffy conference rooms, outdoors, and with simultaneous translation to groups of non-English speakers. Over the years, certain patterns emerged related to managers who asked me to design and deliver training programs.

It's Game Time at the VA-SHRM Conference!

nettime solutions

J oin us in Hot Springs, Virginia at the Omni Homestead Resort on April 17 th -20 th for the VA-SHRM State Conference ! The goal of this conference is for HR administrators to learn strategy, skills, training and insight to achieve the goals they have in place.

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.

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.

2016 Unofficial HR Tech Conference Party Guide #hrtechconf

Workology

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE 2016 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. My favorite time of the year is now upon us. It’s the Annual HR Technology Conference time. For human resource leaders, an HR conference is a must. PRE-CONFERENCE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016.

The Avature Conference as Experienced by a First-Time Attendee

Avature

In the last five years or so, I’ve attended in the neighborhood of 35 to 40 conferences. I’ve attended everything from small 10-person conferences to large conferences like SHRM, WebSummit, SXSW, and the 160,000 attendee behemoth Dreamforce. However, the size of the conference doesn’t necessarily directly reflect the quality of the content and value I walked away with. Next year’s US Avature Conference will be in Los Angeles!

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

Modern technological innovations provide HR Managers with the opportunity to streamline employee training process and development, without compromising work productivity and output. Also read: Why Microlearning Should Become Part of Your Training Program.

Promotion to Management Takes Planning and Training!

HR Topics

You have a great salesperson – so let’s make her the sales manager and she can train the others how to generate sales. However, businesses have the responsibility to make sure the organization has a need for the new position and the team member is trained to handle their new responsibility.

Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Ongoing Employee Training

15Five

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. Here are some of the reasons why, as a leader, you shouldn’t neglect the importance of employee training. Training!