Standup Meetings Help Build Transparency

HR Bartender

There are only three types of meetings : informational meetings, problem solving meetings, and feedback meetings. One of the most effective types of informational meetings is the standup meeting. I’m not opposed to long meetings, as long as they’re needed.

Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

nettime solutions

has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. And of course, there will always be people who want a career that pays well. Healthcare in the U.S.

What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

( Editor ’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The meeting after the meeting does exist. Many people think it’s really a big gripe session about the meeting. We covered getting buy-in with pitch meetings.

Student Attendance Tracking Tools

Mitrefinch

While this system of attendance tracking was effective, it is hardly the most efficient use of class time. In fact, in an hour long class, the process of calling the names of 25-40 students could easily take up to 5 percent of the total class time. Attendance Tracking

Google Ends Weekly "All-Hands" Meetings: Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Google has decided to stop holding a weekly "all-hands" meeting they call TGIF in response to leaks and the meetings being dominated by issues considered non-core to the business (my words, not theirs).

7 Tips for Successful Meetings

ATD Human Capital

Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time. Unfortunately, more than 67 percent of those meetings are deemed unproductive by the executives in attendance.

How to Hold Employee Attention at Meetings

Get Hppy

Employees stumble into meetings tucking in their shirts and clinging closely to their now lukewarm cups of coffee, which might as well be pillows. Then, you get sidetracked, and the meeting runs longer than intended. Why are you holding this meeting in the first place?

attending a coworker’s disciplinary meeting, rescinded vacation time, and more

Ask a Manager

Do I really have to attend my coworker’s performance meeting? One is decentralized and exclusively reviews patient profiles, while the other two divide their time between profile review and dispensing in central pharmacy. Most of the full-time group balance these duties without major conflicts, but one guy makes an art of not pulling his weight. They don’t need you in that meeting. Vacation time is being rescinded — but we have nonrefundable reservations.

UNLEASH 2019: High Tech Meets High Touch

Allegis Global Solutions

When you can consistently create scalable, sustainable and successful hiring programmes, as I’ve done at too many companies to count over the course of my career, it can be hard to take a step back, sometimes, and really look at the bigger recruitment picture.

How To Get Time Off Work To Attend An Interview?

Rezoomo

Looking for a new job isn’t the easiest task at the best of times. Getting the time to find a new role is hard. Getting the call to attend. When you get that call to attend an interview the excitement kicks in. Offer to come in early or stay in late to make up the time.

Back to Basics: Making Your Meetings More Effective

Future of Work

I’ve been studying and writing about organizational meetings for years. But I haven’t spent enough time discussing why making meetings matter is so important. In other words, what is the business case for changing the way you design and lead meetings?

Reduce the amount of time you spend in meetings

Everwise

There’s good reason most employees and leaders celebrate meeting-free afternoons. Too frequently, meetings lack adequate preparation, which results in a bad use of valuable time. Richard Nam suggests, “Before accepting a meeting, ensure there is a goal and a clear agenda.

Making Every Meeting Matter: The First Step

Future of Work

The first step in making your meetings and other conversations matter is to be more intentional about them. So let’s focus on formal meetings. Every meeting you set up and hold consumes scarce corporate resources – time and money. Why are you calling the meeting?

11 Small Business Tips for an Epic Annual Meeting

ExactHire HR Trends

One of my favorite instances of this benefit is the annual ExactHire company meeting. Having at least six of these yearly meetings under our belt now, I can say we’ve definitely improved our efficiency and meeting outcomes over the years. 10 – Respect everyone’s time.

8 Strategies for Running an Effective Team Meeting

Eagle's Flight

Attending meetings is an everyday occurrence for many of us at work. Gathering people together to discuss a topic or decide a course of action can help to maintain and improve workflow. However, not all meetings make good use of employees’ time.

3 Lessons Learned at ADP Meeting of the Minds

DailyPay

DailyPay was excited to attend ADP’s Meeting of the Minds (MOTM) in Las Vegas earlier this month. It was our first time there and the energy and enthusiasm all around us was amazing!

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my coworker is lying about attending meetings, I need to fire a volunteer, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworker is lying about attending meetings. My fellow coworker, who is also a director in my unit, is supposed to attend a weekly meeting on marketing and report back to our staff. I have noticed that this director really couldn’t answer many of my questions about the marketing meetings when I would follow up with her reports. The head of Marketing told me that no one from our unit has attended the weekly meetings in six months.

Using AI to Manage Your Meetings

Business2Community

The simple answer: Everyone who is regularly involved in meetings! To be a little more precise: The tools are designed firstly for meeting planners who organize gatherings attended by more than two participants. They will not save any notable amount of time if you are just planning a business lunch with one partner. For instance when you are preparing a meeting or following up on its outcomes. Challenge #1: Scheduling a Date for the Meeting.

Eight Ways to Make Your Meetings Matter

Future of Work

If it was a meeting that mattered – an experience you want to have again – then it included a meaningful conversation. As the meeting wound up you were incredibly energized and ready to do something important, and/or you were disappointed it was over. As I think back on memorable meetings I’ve been part of, it seems clear that the participants were speaking openly and honestly, and with respect for each other’s experiences and intentions.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting

Bonusly

This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? Offsite meetings give your organization one of its biggest chances to confirm its culture. Aligning employee offsite meetings with employee recognition.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. This year, the summit is expecting over 1,000 attendees, 150 speakers across eight content streams, over 80 Exhibitors, over 250 Match Meetings and 11+ hours of networking spread across two days. Personal & Chef is the largest event and meeting place for anyone who works and develops staff in the Nordics.

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

Silkroad

Think about the last conference you attended. That’s why today’s episode is focused on how to get the most out of the HR conferences you attend. I attend a lot of conferences. I meet people. I meet vendors.

coworkers say we shouldn’t attend a work party, I feel insulted by my new job, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworkers say we shouldn’t attend the work party we were invited to. I have learned that none of the staff have ever attended any of the PGL’s parties despite annual invites. On the other, I received an invite same as everyone else, I know I can be quite the schmooze at parties, and think that as the only staff member to attend it might make me stand out as a team player. My gut says to attend but I worry I’m being naive. It’s five answers to five questions.

Time Management Skills Successful Business Owners Must Have

Thrive Global

Without enough time, you’re less likely to achieve your goals. Less time — adds stress to your already hectic life. Here are the time management skills a successful business owner must have. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can slack off or just come and go as you please.

Meet ‘Model 2’ Christina, the happier, healthier version

Thrive Global

Christina enjoyed her time as a student at North Dallas High School so much that she returned as a teacher. She agreed, with a caveat: She needed to be released in time to attend the graduation ceremony Saturday. Now it was time to get serious about controlling her diet.

can I compare attending college to working a full-time job in my cover letter?

Ask a Manager

I have been trying to spin my college years as actually working a full-time job in my cover letter. What I mean is comparing attending college full-time to having a full-time job. For example, showing up to classes on time is just like showing up to work on time. My courses also taught me indirectly the tricks of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Attending a full schedule of classes is very comparable to being employed full-time.

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

FingerCheck

clarify and narrow the scope of what is legally constituted as compensable working time in a work day. Time spent commuting for instance, is not considered as on-the-job time. ” Waiting time . ” Travel Time. Lectures, Meetings and Training Programs .

Can Meetings Sabotage Your Career?

45 Things

“The brain will absorb only what the butt can endure.” -- Anonymous Who hasn't sat through a meeting and wished there would be a fire alarm (false, of course), just so the torture would come to an end? Still, meetings can be important in ways you haven't considered.

Recruiters, It's Time to Start Texting Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

I finally decided it was time to go through them (enough is enough, even I have standards people!). And while email is still, of course, the preferred method of communication for recruiters looking to connect with potential job candidates its getting as easy to ignore and delete as T.V. Adding text messaging into the mix could be the answer to more effectively—and successfully—connecting with talent in real time. Time to Text?

Paying Employees for On-Call Time and Travel Time

FingerCheck

Generally, as outlined under federal law , you must pay your employees for any of their time that you control and that benefits you, including periods of inactivity when employees are waiting for work. . “All on-call time is not hours worked,” says Attorney Jonathan A.

should I ask to be paid to attend the holiday party, how do people call in sick, and more

Ask a Manager

Should I skip the holiday party unless I’m paid to attend? It is after hours and I found out from the HR manager that we are all expected to attend. I am part-time and hourly; the “after hours” part of this is four hours after my day usually ends, and I would not be paid for the time spent. and have my time respected? Technically, if the party is truly mandatory and you’re hourly, they need to pay you for your time there.

15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring

SnackNation

15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring. Are you having a tough time getting your employees amped for Monday morning meetings? Meetings don’t have to be something to dread. Host a “theme” team meeting. Host a happy hour meeting.

How to Stop Hating Meetings

45 Things

Think you attend a lot of meetings? Let’s do the math and see if that’s true: There are an estimated 25 million meetings in America on a daily basis. years, then you will have spent two years of your life sitting in work meetings.

fired employee wants to attend the holiday party, rejected for going to school full-time, and more

Ask a Manager

Fired employee wants to attend the company Christmas party. Our office recently let go of an employee for numerous reasons after several warnings, for minor things such as frequent lateness, too many personal calls and emails on company time, general friction with other coworkers, to more serious things such as a very sharp decline in their work quality, cursing at other coworkers, and admitting to getting high at work. I just thanked her for her time.

Science Reveals The Best Times To Network, Quit Your Job, And Host Meetings

Thrive Global

Ever considered that there is a best time to network? Thanks to best-selling author Daniel Pink’s latest release WHEN: The Scientific Secrets Of Perfect Timing , he dissects the science behind the best time to do just about anything. Figure out what kind of meeting it is.

Shortlister Spotlight: Meet Brenda, Applicant Care Associate

Shortlist

Meet Brenda! She also likes to make the most use of her commute time reading articles on Medium or a book on her current reading list. As a part-time student and also working full time, it can be difficult to manage both without feeling like one end is falling off your plate.

offering prayers to a coworker, employee falsely accused of attending a white supremacist march, and more

Ask a Manager

Employee falsely accused a coworker of attending a white supremacist march. Recently, “Jane,” someone from another department (not the one I manage) requested bereavement leave to attend a family member’s funeral in another state. One of my reports, “Sarah,” told everyone Jane lied and really took time off to march with the white supremacists. Jane really did attend a funeral, but in West Virginia. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….