How to Conduct a Virtual One-on-One Meeting

Ultimate Software

Many organizations have successfully shifted to conducting the majority of their work remotely. Initially, the focus was on making sure employees had the physical resources and tools they needed to get work done. Employees need regular guidance about how to get projects completed.

Time & Attendance for Holiday and End-of-Year Hiring

nettime solutions

Some end-of-year hiring involves adding workers in order to accommodate a retail rush, or handle merchandizing, manufacturing, shipping or distribution needs. That includes your time & attendance software. Take our Time Theft Test and learn more. Talk to an Expert. .

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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?” We’ve decided training needs to be conducted.

How to Keep Your Virtual Meetings Efficient and Productive

Thrive Global

But even with technology to keep us connected and productive , collaborating with teammates over instant messenger and keeping meetings focused over video conferences can be challenging. Give yourself permission to decline. “As Carve out five minutes of intro time. “I

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. Their minds are elsewhere, and the report you have to go over is extensive. Why are you holding this meeting in the first place?

How to create, implement and enforce a time and attendance policy

Insperity

A time and attendance policy – the set of rules for your employees on when to show up for work and in what circumstances they can be excused – is essential for running your business successfully. This conversation definitely applies to your company as well. How so?

How to Keep Meetings Focused, Efficient, and Productive

Thrive Global

After a long stretch of holiday celebrations and vacation time, it’s not always easy to get back into “ work mode.” 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. Who is going to do it?’

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. All the same, it is better to be in a job while looking for another one. Getting the call to attend. Looking to start your jobsearch?

How to Measure Internal Communications: An Introduction (Defining Your Goals)

SocialChorus

How will you make sure your employees get the message? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns internal communications leaders face, yet many don’t know how to tackle this issue or measure when they’ve been successful. Identify your company’s goals to ensure alignment.

Conference Attendance 101

China Gorman

You took advice from my last blog post and decided which conference to attend. But now you want to be sure that you leverage your investment by making the most of your attendance. The speakers are typically big names in the industry who speak on universal topics relevant to the conference theme or they are big celebrity names meant to draw your attendance to the conference. Each time slot will hold multiple options for your consideration.

Points-Based Attendance Policy – how to customize for your company

Stratus

What can you do to curb the problem? Try a points-based attendance policy that allows for the occasional emergency but still keeps productivity (and your bottom line) front-and-center. How a points-based attendance policy works. Generally speaking, a points-based attendance policy works like a points-based driving system, where you receive points for each infraction. It’s all a matter of how a company sets up the points-based parameters.

How to Get and Keep Buy In From Senior Management

HR Bartender

They said that we have to not only get buy in for our ideas and projects but keep it. But in reality, how often do we actually do it? I know many times someone has said to me (or I’ve said to someone), “If you want that project to succeed, you must get buy in from senior management.”

Time and Attendance for Municipalities and Public Sector

Mitrefinch

For some HR pros that have implemented time and attendance for towns and public sectors, HRIS, ATS, and payroll systems manual can mean entering a new hire into other systems like email, or expenses. Just take a minute and think about paper time cards that are being handed to a payroll processor who manually keys in the hours to be paid. How many of us have NEVER made a data entry mistake? Employee writes down time (could be wrong).

How to Stop Being Late

Thrive Global

Are you always running late, texting to say “5 min away” when you really just rolled out of bed? It’s easy to get into a routine of being chronically tardy. I used to be late all of the time, then made a conscious effort to become a punctual person over the past few years.

5 Types of Meetings Remote Teams Need to Hold

Career Metis

Business m eetings aren’t going anywhere but with the rise of remote workers it has gotten a bit more complicated to execute them effectively. 1) Meet-and-greet Sessions. 2) Mentorship meeting. We recommend these meetings be held once per month with quarterly reviews.

How to Find the Time for Mentoring

Thrive Global

But, scheduling free time isn’t a luxury, it’s necessary. After all, taking a break from your grueling schedule makes you happier, encourages self-care, boosts your creativity, and gives you something to look forward to. How can you fit this into your already busy schedule?

3 Reasons to Attend PrismHR LIVE Virtual This July

Prism HR

From 11am – 3:00pm EDT each day July 20 – 22 , PrismHR LIVE Virtual is completely online and free to attend , meaning you can access some of the best parts of PrismHR LIVE right from your home office at no cost. PrismHR LIVE is coming online in just under a month!

UNLEASH 2019: High Tech Meets High Touch

Allegis Global Solutions

We’ve moved from print ads to programmatic, and from mailed CVs to mobile apply capabilities, and yet, recruiting has always been about matching the most qualified candidates we can find for the roles we’re paid to fill.

How to Boost Team Meeting Productivity

Business2Community Leadership

Make your meetings more productive by designing them to bring out the best in everyone. How many of the meetings you attended in the past week were as productive as you would have liked? Did everyone show up ready to participate? Meetings, whether team or one-on-one, are often designed around a template or whatever feels most appropriate to the team manager. Design Your Meetings for Maximum Engagement. Team and Project Meetings.

The Two Pizza Rule: How to make meetings more productive

MapHR

Meetings are a necessary part of work. In the United States, it is estimated companies hold an estimated 11 million meetings every day. How do companies cut down on that time and, instead, repurpose it to more productivity and increase the success and productivity of meets?

Heading to a Business Meeting? Here’s How to Be a Standout Participant

Business2Community Leadership

What’s your initial reaction when you find out you need to attend a business meeting ? Do you feel excited at the idea of learning something new, or do you plan to spend the meeting daydreaming because you assume it will be boring? Hopefully, your reaction to attending a meeting was the former and not the latter. Company meetings are a great space to get involved as an active participant. Arrive on time.

How To Engage Employees Through Recognition-Rich Meetings – Guest Post

EmployeeConnect

By the time you’ve reached this article, you’ve probably lost count of how many meetings you’ve attended. Like growth-minded employees and leaders who go above and beyond , time is one of the most limited and precious resources for any organisation. Why are needless or dull meetings such a staple around office environments? The question is, how do we tap into more effective meeting time, to make the most of every moment and motivate employees?

Sales Meeting Hacks During COVID

Thrive Global

Has anyone ever been excited about attending a sales meeting? Now try convincing your sales team to get pumped about an upcoming meeting during a pandemic. Thankfully, you can use the following hacks to ensure that your meetings will be fruitful and worth their time.

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

Silkroad

One of the greatest compliments I get from you, the listener, is when I have the opportunity to share something highly practical with you that you can use to improve your results in a powerful way. Think about the last conference you attended. I attend a lot of conferences.

Making Your Meetings Better: The Business Case for a Fix

Future of Work

What is it worth to make your meetings both more efficient and more effective? Imagine this: a team of 10 well-paid professionals holds a one-hour status/progress meeting every Monday. Is it worth investing $25,000 to achieve a cost reduction of over $500,000?

A Complete Guide to Employee Engagement for 2020

CuteHR

With enumerable aspects linked to Employee Engagement, it has become a matter of critical interest for any organization to drive growth and opportunity. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”

Four Questions to Protect Yourself from Bad Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve been writing about meetings and how to make them better for months. And, as you know, I even wrote a book about making meetings matter (available on Amazon.com at this link – contact me directly for volume discounts). How will we spend our time during the meeting?

Three Steps for Increasing Your Meetings ROI

Future of Work

Over the last several weeks I have been exploring several basic ways to improve your organizational ROI for meetings. Last week I talked about two complementary approaches to improving meeting efficiency: Holding fewer meetings. Conducting shorter meetings.

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?

Do We Really Need This Meeting?

Thrive Global

We’ve all been there: seeing a meeting mysteriously pop up on our calendar with no explanation, agenda or stated goal. Sitting through a meeting we really don’t need to be a part of. Or reaching the end of a meeting-filled day and realizing we haven’t really accomplished anything. To cancel as many meetings as possible! And to fully empower everyone at Thrive to decline any meeting they deem not worth their time.

3 Steps to More Strategic Meetings

HR Ringleader

I’ve been thinking about meetings. Now that I am back in a corporate role, where my day is mostly filled with meetings, the importance of setting boundaries and understanding how to handle delicate situations is even more critical. Provide a clear meeting purpose.

6 Ways to Support Your Workforce Through Times of Uncertainty

Cornerstone On Demand

Be it a natural disaster or global health concerns, your organization is bound to encounter some unexpected external circumstances. So what can you do to help reassure your people, when so often they look to you for knowledge, advice and expertise on such topics?

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.

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. If you live to the average U.S. years, then you will have spent two years of your life sitting in work meetings.

Science Shows How to Have Better Meetings

45 Things

It seems like every few years someone comes out with a new idea for how to have more productive meetings. But then they get shot down by those who think those ideas are dumb: Standing meetings. Walking meetings. Impromptu meetings. Remote meetings suck.