Technology During Meetings: How to Handle

HR Bartender

Technology has become firmly rooted into our business meetings. However, as this group demonstrated, technology shouldn’t take over the meeting. Smartphones and texts should not be excuses to mentally or physically leave a meeting.

TAP User Group Meeting

Mitratech

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Is a Training Meeting the Best Approach

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” There an important step to the training process – answering the question “Does it need to be a meeting?” But it didn’t take a meeting for that type of learning to happen.

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.

Opportunities for Teaming and Engagement

Speaker: Jon Ingham, Social HR Strategist

In this webinar, social HR strategist Jon Ingham will explain some of the key opportunities for using teaming as a direct input to meeting business needs, while also strengthening employee engagement.

How to Debrief a Meeting Regardless Of the Topic

HR Bartender

You can debrief a meeting with two questions: What did you do well? Which brings me to the title of today’s post – How to Debrief a Meeting Regardless Of the Topic. Organizations hold lots of meetings. or “Do you think we can get the group onboard with this change?”

How Different Age Groups Define “Company Culture”

Reflektive

Generally, culture is thought of as a set of beliefs, traditions, values, and morals common to a group of people. As a group, Gen X prefers to work independently and requires minimal supervision. They’re also one of the largest generational groups in the United States, estimated at 73 million strong. 1:1 meetings with this generation are, therefore, especially helpful. The post How Different Age Groups Define “Company Culture” appeared first on Reflektive.

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How Employee Resource Groups Foster Inclusion and Impact Your Company

Justworks

What is an Employee Resource Group? The traditional definition of an ERG is a group of employees who share the concerns of a common race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or background/experience. They began as groups of.

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Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

People hate meetings… and for good reason. But meetings don’t have to be that way. For example, one-on-one meetings between managers and employees are vital and should never be skipped. Facilitating an effective meeting is not always an easy task.

Why Your Next Meeting Needs An Agenda

Thrive Global

More than 25 million meetings are conducted every day, the majority of which are completely unproductive. Unproductive meetings lead to corporate waste to the tune of $37 billion per year. Here are 3 reasons why your next meeting needs an agenda.

No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results

Speaker: Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP, President, Reality-Based Leadership

Cy Wakeman proposes a radically different approach to HR leadership. Changing the ways leaders think and the strategies they use in their work is a serious and critical economic issue. Leaders should help others develop the great mental processes they need to eliminate self-imposed suffering and choose to be accountable for driving results.

10+ Slack Groups Every CEO, Founder, and HR Professional Must Join

CakeHR

Slack Communities are like Facebook Groups. Slack groups are the best place to find connections within your industry. Slack groups are very engaging. Compared to other social media groups, there’s a community spirit on Slack. Rand Leadership Slack Group.

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Meet IBI Group—A Customer Success Study

BambooHR

IBI Group thrives on deploying its international engineering and architecture talent in a timely way. The Company IBI Group is the world’s fourth largest architectural firm with 80 offices and more than 3,000 professionals and support staff worldwide.

Meetings: The First 15 Minutes Matter

All Things Workplace

Meetings offer a perfect example. I was working with a VP who started off her 3-day, first quarter meeting with a 20 minute introduction. To have a new manager at each table who had never been with the 60-person group before. . HR Leadership Meetings

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

HR Bartender

Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. You might be saying, the answer to this is get rid of meetings. I doubt that meetings are going away. That’s a meeting.

Blueprints for Nine Essential Business Meetings

The People Equation

Let’s just put it right out there: pretty much everybody loves to hate business meetings. I’m on the record in support of meetings if they’re held for the right reasons and are run effectively. So, count me in the minority of people who think (some) meetings are OK.

The Importance of Dissent in Group Work

Everwise

Today’s workforce is all about teamwork, group work, and collaboration. However, voicing dissent can be crucial to a group’s overall success. But taking the easy way out and keeping silent can have negative consequences for groups, such as groupthink.

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The Problem With Focus Groups: Everyone Lies

Energage

Why is the finance group saying they think the company is on the wrong track? For many, the natural next step is to organize a focus group. ” While this seems like a reasonable idea, too often focus groups are not able to deliver results due to the many challenges they face.

7 Fun Ways to Host Team Meetings

Achievers

Team meetings are renowned for being boring and, to many employees, a waste of time. In fact, one survey shows that over 75% of meeting participants are annoyed by meetings they deem unnecessary, and many more will agree they find them boring, even if it’s just from time to time.

Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

CEO of: Dunkin' Brands Group (2009-Present). In 2009, he became the CEO of Dunkin' Brands Group. In today's business environment, the people who make up a company are more important than ever.

Meetings Should Be Impactful, Not Monotonous

Thrive Global

Meetings, if curated by a leader dedicated to effective communication, resonating motivation, and lasting productivity, are one of the most transformative experiences left in workplace culture. A constant cycle of motionless meetings can drain your team’s focus and lower morale.

Stand Up-Sit Down Meeting Energizer

The People Equation

If you’ve ever hosted a day-long meeting or workshop, you know that even the best gatherings sometimes experience a dip in energy. To reboot the vigor in the conference room, here’s a quick and easy meeting energizer that helps revitalize people without being too cheesy.

How Controlled Group Rules Under ACA Impact Smaller Employers

Tango Health

How Common Ownership Affects ACA Compliance Requirements Under IRS regulations, employers with less than 50 full-time-equivalent employees (FTEs) that are part of a “controlled group” may be subject to “pay or play” penalties under the Affordable Care Act.

ClaimVantage Hosts Biennial User Group Meeting in Melbourne, Australia

ClaimVantage

ClaimVantage customers will descend on the Novotel in Melbourne this month for its biennial user group meeting. Melbourne, Australia, October 11th, 2018 – ClaimVantage, the leading international provider of life claim management software solutions for insurance carriers and superannuation funds, will host its biennial user group meeting at Novotel, Melbourne on October 16th.

How to Keep Meetings Focused, Efficient, and Productive

Thrive Global

When you haven’t sat in a meeting for a week or two, regaining focus and getting back in the groove can feel like a challenge. We asked our Thrive community for the innovative strategies they use to keep their own meetings productive and efficient — and their suggestions are inspiring.

Is This Meeting Necessary?

Future of Work

There is no question that the future of work is centered around meetings. Meetings are the way people share ideas, learn from each, collaborate to produce new knowledge, solve problems, and make decisions. That’s why I am on a crusade to make every meeting matter.

The Guide To Holding Remote Team Meetings That Aren’t A Total Waste Of Time

15Five

Remote meetings can be terrible. On the upside, meetings are helpful for teams to stay connected, brainstorm, improve productivity , and get help with what they’re working on. Since team meetings will always be a necessity, here are some tips to ensure they’re not painful: Be Prepared.

Fond of Work: Sarah Strehl, CHRO at ECMC Group

Fond

This time for Fond of Work , we interviewed Sarah Strehl, Chief Human Resource Officer at ECMC Group , a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. If retaining your top talent is key, do not cancel your one-on-one meetings with direct reports.

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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).

How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics

Visier

For example, if the majority of people who have become eligible are paid $45,000 per year, then it may be more cost effective to increase the pay for this group to $48,000 annually and maintain their exempt status.

How to Develop an Employee Focus Group

BackStitch

Whether your business is related to food service, communications, staffing, or anything in between, chances are that hosting a focus group can drastically improve how your business operates. So, let's take you through what is involved with developing the ideal employee focus group.

How Bonfyre Supports Employee Resource Groups

Bonfyre

Employee resource groups are a great way to connect employees and encourage innovation and inclusivity. With a communication tool like Bonfyre, your company can help these groups grow into thriving communities. Here’s where employee resource groups come in.

How to Build a Strong Employee Resource Group

Yello

Employee resource groups are one way for organizations to build community while amplifying company values like gender equity, diversity and inclusion and social impact initiatives. What is an employee resource group? Employee Resource Group Examples. A veterans support group.

10 Tips for Leading Meetings That Matter

Future of Work

Do you want your meetings to matter? And as I have often stated, I’m convinced that being an effective meeting leader is as much about your mindset as it is about your skillset. Assume that the group is far more intelligent and experienced than any single participant.

Small Business HR Mastermind Group

Acacia HR Solutions

I mentioned in my post last week that I was organizing small business mastermind groups to allow for solo HR practitioners or those who are not really HR practitioners but are handling HR, the opportunity to meet on a bi-monthly basis to bounce ideas around, rant about their troubles and generally lend support. I did. Human Resources Small Business HR

Why Meetings Matter

Future of Work

“A meeting is an indispensable tool – if you don’t want to get anything done.” It is by rethinking and transforming those millions of meetings and other corporate conversations that take place in hallways, offices, and conference rooms around the globe.

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? Improving Meeting Outcomes.