A Helpful Guide to Setting Up Remote Meetings

Take It Personel-ly

If you are currently working from home, or thinking about making the transition to becoming a remote business, you will be aware that the work-from-home set-up makes a dramatic difference to all aspects of your work.

Kim Cameron On Mastering Your 1-on-1 Meetings

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Research shows that quality 1-on-1 meetings — those indispensable conversations between managers and employees — are a huge factor! The business impact of highly effective 1-on-1 meetings. • In your book on positive leaders , you talk about the importance of recurring 1-on-1 meetings between managers and employees as a key practice to help companies achieve extraordinary performance. This meeting is not an annual appraisal. It’s not a quarterly meeting.

Your Blueprint for Employee Performance Meetings

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” Employee performance meetings happen all the time in business. We’re not talking about meetings that address employee discipline or terminations. Employee performance meetings are about helping employees succeed. Here’s a blueprint you can use during a performance meeting with the employee. Let the employee know the purpose of the meeting.

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. When we bring our devices to a meeting it’s to help us be more efficient and productive, not interrupt the meeting. Here are some tips I’ve learned over the years about technology during meetings: Manage the sound.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

How To Have Transformational 1-on-1 Meetings With Your Employees

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Did you know employees are three times more likely to be engaged at work if they have managers who hold regular meetings with them? While many managers do hold 1-on-1 meetings with their direct reports, it’s far too common that they are rushed, tactical, and transactional. The purpose of transformational 1-on-1 meetings is to help someone be and become their best self through positive and meaningful conversations.

Standup Meetings Help Build Transparency

HR Bartender

There are only three types of meetings : informational meetings, problem solving meetings, and feedback meetings. Within each of these types of meetings are narrower categories; for example, a brainstorming meeting can be considered a feedback meeting because the purpose is to get feedback (in the form of ideas) about a particular issue. One of the most effective types of informational meetings is the standup meeting.

The Typical Work Week: Always On, Always Meeting

TalentCulture - Recruiting

The post The Typical Work Week: Always On, Always Meeting appeared first on TalentCulture. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. So goes the saying. For American professionals, however, the work week — and work itself — tends to be all-consuming. […].

How to Conduct a Virtual One-on-One Meeting

Ultimate Software

It’s the perfect time to do a virtual one-on-one meeting. Since employees and managers are working virtually, the meeting needs to be a bit more formal—not in terms of tone but scheduling and structure. Here are nine tips to help managers and employees conduct effective virtual one-on-one meetings: 1. Have a guide for virtual one-on-one meetings. And given some of the bandwidth issues with video calls, maybe video doesn’t have to be used with every meeting.

Podcast: Meet the Consultant – Kenna Bryan

DecisionWise

In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Assessment Consultant, Kenna Bryan. We discuss her education, career, and approach towards engagement, consulting, and leadership.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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. My guess is they hold meetings to talk about staying relevant in their business and industry. And after the meeting, someone asks, “How do you think the meeting went?” What could you have done differently during the meeting?

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. In fact, the meeting after the meeting (or let’s call it the MATM for short) can actually be more important than the original meeting. Many people think it’s really a big gripe session about the meeting. As a business professional, you want to be included in the meeting after the meeting.

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. So, as a meeting host in your business, it’s up to you to spice things up and bring a spark that will keep everybody engaged. Aim to produce high-quality presentations for your team meetings.

Networking Meetings Shouldn’t Be “All Take and No Give”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” Networking meetings are about giving. You never know who you might meet and when you will be presented with an opportunity – just make sure that you’re ready. The post Networking Meetings Shouldn’t Be “All Take and No Give” appeared first on hr bartender.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Make Meetings Effective Again

HR Digest

Meetings are a fact of life in business. Here are some essentials to help you make meetings effective and productive. . Why are meetings so terrible? To answer this question, we must briefly revisit the history of meetings. Over the past forty years, meetings have increased in duration and frequency. According to one study, the average American executive spends 23 hours a week in meetings, either group meetings or one-on-one meetings.

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

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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. When meetings are necessary and the right stakeholders are in attendance, the person facilitating the meeting can use a framework to focus the conversation. Facilitating an effective meeting is not always an easy task.

Meet the 2020 Elevate Speakers

Hireology

We are two weeks away from our all-virtual Elevate summit, and the speaker lineup is just another reason to mark your calendars for the event. Here’s a summary of our speakers and the topics they’ll be covering come September 15th. You can register for this year’s free conference here.

Meet Coach Carolina

Center for Coaching

Carolina gives him links to explanations online and schedules a time to meet again. When they meet again, Carolina asks Mario what he is thinking and feeling. When they meet again, Carolina asked Mario what updates he wants to share.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Meet Namely: Miranda Brokenberry

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HR Meet NamelyMiranda Brokenberry is one of Namely’s managed services all-stars. When she’s not on the phone helping clients, Miranda loves getting to know her team and helping her coworkers. She’s a people person and works hard behind the scenes to help others succeed. That’s why one day she dreams of being a talent manager in the entertainment industry and discovering the next big star.

Meet Namely: Roja Alkanti

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HR Meet NamelyCome payday, Roja Alkanti is every Namely employees’ favorite coworker. As a payroll manager, Roja makes sure every employee is paid accurately and on time. Having spent almost four years at Namely, Roja knows all of the ins and out of processing company payroll, but she’s not a one-trick pony. Roja spent years working as a hairdresser, office admin, accounts payable collector, and more. Luckily, she discovered a passion for payroll and has been with Namely ever since!

5 Hacks to Avoid Virtual Meeting Fatigue (#2 is my favorite)

Ultimate Software

With the requirement for many of us to work from home it seems that life as we know it has morphed into one long, never-ending Zoom-Skype-WebEx-Hangout-Meet video fest. Our amygdala does the same when we walk into a virtual meeting. Endless Meetings.

Meet Kazoo

Kazoo

The post Meet Kazoo appeared first on Kazoo. Exciting News for YouEarnedIt and HighGround. In July, when YouEarnedIt acquired HighGround, we knew big things would be in store for our combined organization. As part of our continued commitment to pushing the boundaries in HR technology, we’ve been working tirelessly over the past few months to create an unparalleled, integrated people management solution.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

One Meeting, Two Meetings, Short Meetings, Few Meetings

WorqIQ

Here are some stats that will shock you: The average American employee attends 62 meetings per month, half of which are described by those same workers as a “total waste of time.” Read More» The post One Meeting, Two Meetings, Short Meetings, Few Meetings appeared first on Switch & Shift. Communication Leadership make meetings shorter meetings

Meeting Fatigue???

Thrive Global

In this Say It Skillfully video, I explain how to tactfully push back on those endless meetings that meander down the street and around the block, seemingly without resolution. Community #leadership #meetings #productivity #sayitskillfully LinkedIn ContributorThey cause collaboration fatigue and can be highly counter-productive. The key word, of course, is tactfully. You don’t want to be the “difficult one” who’s unwilling to be a team player.

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. When it comes to meetings, the list of blunders is endless. And don’t even get me started on the interpersonal drama and office politics that can taint a perfectly well-planned meeting.

Meet Namely: Julie Li

Namely - Talent

Meet Namely HRJulie Li started her career in financial services but became frustrated when her predictive analyses didn’t take employee happiness and motivation into consideration. Julie understood the positive and negative impact employees and strong leaders can have on business success. Her realization pushed her to attend business school and ultimately pursue a career in HR.

5 Benefits Trends Driving Change In 2020

Speaker: Meisha Bochicchio, Content Marketing Manager, PlanSource

HR is constantly evolving, and 2019 saw no shortage of changes. With new state regulations impacting everything from parental leave to classifying contract employees, all of these moving parts have made it even more critical for employers to provide benefits that meet the needs of the modern employee. Join Meisha Bochicchio, Content Marketing Manager at PlanSource, to learn the top five benefits trends driving change in 2020 and how to react to these changes.

How To Make Your One On One Meetings More Effective

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One on One Meetings are one of the most important tools available to managers, and they are instrumental to running a successful company. In the webinar, Jonathan addressed these common issues and offered tactical advice for structuring and guiding one on one meetings, thereby creating a thriving company culture where employees feel seen, heard, and challenged. Those conversations have to happen at the level of the one on one meeting. 3) Meet whether things are good or bad.

Meet Namely: Julie Zhang

Namely

HR Meet NamelyWhen Julie Zhang moved to the U.S. 23 years ago, she had no idea she’d find a career in quality assurance (QA). Julie left China to find work as a mechanical engineer in New York City, but was unable to find a job in that field. After balancing multiple jobs, learning English, and attending night school, Julie discovered a new passion: QA.

Powerful Meetings for Remote Teams

KeenAlignment

COVID-19 threw many companies for a loop by forcing teams into working remotely with little or no time to prepare. Even though the tech industry had started to forge that path years ago, most companies hadn’t envisioned a distributed workforce in their future.

Successful Virtual Meetings

Business2Community Leadership

Running a successful virtual meeting is essential to the success of your business in the new normal. I have been asked recently by C-Suite executives and associations about delivering successful virtual meetings and exactly what makes a meeting productive for the attendees. Having delivered hundreds of virtual presentations in the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia I have discovered three key elements that are the cornerstones of successful virtual meetings.

Elevating Today’s Workforce to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenge

The challenge: Technology and automation are redefining the enterprise, the workforce, and how work gets done. How can corporate America prepare for and respond to these unprecedented shifts, and ensure women and people of color are not falling behind? The approach: The challenge requires corporate America to embrace a growth mindset and cultivate an inclusive and learning culture; offer an ecosystem with upskilling and reskilling opportunities, and resources for next-generation talent; and leverage digitization and automation to maximize the full potential of an innovative workforce. The impact: Digital transformation mandates lifelong learning as a strategic and growth imperative for corporate America.

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. Yet these process details are the ones that make or break a successful meeting. HR Leadership MeetingsBeginnings make a huge difference. . In that 20 minutes she crisply and energetically laid out: The purpose and expected outcome of the three days. Three highlights and three lowlights from the previous year.

Five Ingredients for a Perfect One-on-One Meeting

TinyPulse

1:1 Meetings

Podcast: Meet the Consultant – Spencer Taylor

DecisionWise

In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Senior Consultant, Spencer Taylor. We discuss his education, career, and approach towards engagement, consulting, and leadership. As a senior consultant at DecisionWise, Spencer partners with organizations to make data-driven decisions about employee engagement. Prior to joining DecisionWise, Spencer worked as a Senior Intelligence Trainer with the U.S.

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. The definition of meeting is “a coming together of two or more people, by chance or arrangement.” That’s a meeting. For example, companies will abolish meetings on Tuesdays. Same with networking meetings.

How to Leverage Data to Better Your Employees' Health Benefits Selection

Speaker: Darrell Moon, CEO, Orriant

We need to shift away from the focus on purchasing healthcare and instead, focus on how we can create health for our employees. By incorporating dashboards in our benefits selection process, we can watch for trends in benefits and leverage that data to lower costs, retain employees, and attract new talent. Join Darrell Moon, CEO of Orriant, to learn if your benefits selection is meeting your employees' needs.