4 Tips For Making Every One-On-One Meeting Count


The most powerful coaching tool a manager has is a one-on-one meeting. These meetings are dedicated time for managers to learn important information about their employees and offer useful feedback in real-time.

Effective Meeting Leaders Set the Right Expectations

The People Equation

People hate meetings. Many of the complaints are legit: meetings are unfocused, too long, or unnecessary. One of the lesser-mentioned reasons that merits consideration is meeting purpose. Setting Meeting Expectations: Two Types of Process. Well, at least your meetings.


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HRE’s Number of the Day: video meeting fatigue


More than three-quarters (76%) of professionals surveyed say they participate in virtual meetings, and those respondents report spending nearly one-third of their workday (30%) on camera with business contacts or colleagues.

Meeting Hiring Demand Without Sacrificing Safety

Sterling Check

This reduces criminal background turnaround times and uncertainties associated with unanticipated court closures significantly, allowing our clients to meet rapid hiring needs as they happen. The post Meeting Hiring Demand Without Sacrificing Safety appeared first on Sterling.

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?

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. The post Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling appeared first on nettime solutions. Healthcare in the U.S. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing.

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. Have a guide for virtual one-on-one meetings. Manage the meeting time well.

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


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.

Meeting in the Middle

HRO Today

The post Meeting in the Middle appeared first on HRO Today. In recent years, South Korea has significantly improved on its all work, no play culture and now employees are experiencing a better work-life balance.

5 Tips for More Effective Meetings

KCC Business Psychology

5 Tips for More Effective Meetings. Meetings: people seem to love them or hate them. Some see meetings as a time waster, while others thrive on the collaborative energy that comes from regular check-ins or stand-ups. Before calling a meeting, establish the agenda.

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.

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.

The Perfect One-on-One Meeting: A Complete Guide


Being able to hold a successful one-on-one meeting is critical to performance management. These meetings, often called check-ins , are informal conversations between managers and employees. By providing this valuable feedback, a one-on-one meeting can greatly boost engagement.

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.

Revealed: The Pandemic Shows No Impact on Quality of Meetings

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’ve ever found yourself mentally disengaged as you strive to simply survive a seemingly interminable string of mind-numbing meetings, you’re not alone.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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?” Given the number of meetings out there, it’s amazing to me how many people don’t ask this question. There are two key elements to consider when trying to decide if the training you’re planning should be conducted during a meeting: message and medium.

Getting Introverts to Participate in Meetings


Meetings are an inevitable part of professional life. Create an inclusive, relaxing meeting space. It might be easier to acclimate to meeting with more outspoken colleagues, as they’re more forthcoming with their ideas and tend to display their interests and quirks quite freely.

How to Make Meetings Worth Everyone’s Time. #TChat Recap


Do you feel like meetings are the bane of your existence? We have all grown tired of scrambling to get real work done after sitting through countless meetings. This week the TalentCulture community discussed how to drastically improve meetings, changing them from energy-zappers to energy-boosters. The good news is that meetings can be where people do actual work, plan ahead, reach decisions, make commitments, grow and develop.

Grateful for Virtual Meetings

Thrive Global

It may surprise you, but it wasn’t difficult for me to be grateful for virtual meetings. What they didn’t understand, or chose to ignore, was that the usefulness of the meeting was inversely proportional to the number of conversations that occur after the meeting and that those often were not in agreement with the outcome of the conversation in the meeting. When meetings are dominated by a few people it may not be anyone’s fault.

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.”

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. Meetings aren’t just a quantitative problem.

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.

Running a Successful Virtual Meeting

Professional Alternatives

With companies rushing to set up remote arangements for employees working from home, there has been a drastic drop off of in-person meetings. While the need for communicating with co-workers remains steady, more and more businesses are turning to virtual meetings.

Meet Monique McDonough, Our New COO


If you have to duck out in the morning for a personal meeting, is that okay? They see how people engage with me, the kinds of conversations I have, meet the people that are part of their mom’s team. . The post Meet Monique McDonough, Our New COO appeared first on Kazoo.

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 Virtual Meetings More Productive Than In-Person

HR Digest

Learn how to hold engaging, productive virtual meetings while you work remotely. Save time, money and energy using these tips for running effective virtual meetings. There are many ways to organize virtual meetings but only a few of them are really effective.

3 Things Every Leader Should Ask at Update Meetings

The People Equation

Once a week, Sally would meet with her work team leader to review what he called the “Three P’s”: Plans, Progress, and Problems. The post 3 Things Every Leader Should Ask at Update Meetings appeared first on People Equation.

Sirenum Helps Employers Meet the Challenges of Vaccine Deployment 


The post Sirenum Helps Employers Meet the Challenges of Vaccine Deployment appeared first on Sirenum.

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.

The 2019 State of One-on-Ones

Based on data collected from over 200 managers, the 2019 State of One-on-ones provides an in-depth look into how managers approach one-on-one meetings.

Technology Helps Meet Challenges of Managing Contingent Workforce

SHRM Resources

At the same time that organizations are finding more value in the use of contingent workers, many also believe they’re falling short in how those workers are being managed. Contingent Staffing Technology

5 Rules to Run Effective Meetings

HR Digest

Here’s a fact: Meetings are a part of life. Whether you’re an employee or entrepreneur, meetings are an indubitable part of life. In fact, a study by MIT suggests that only around 50% of meeting time is effective, well used and engaging.

Meet Ginger, Digital Marketing Extraordinaire

Avid At Work

As promised, welcome to the inaugural Show-and-Tell Newsletter! My good friend Ginger Weeden has the honor of introducing herself first. I'm sure you'll find her story and services as compelling as I do!

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?

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.

OKR Review Meeting: Why You Need Frequent Conversations to Succeed


Employee Engagement OKR review meetingObjectives and key results (OKR) align the workforce across a shared company-wide purpose and vision. This isn’t a one-and-done process. Team members rely on frequent check-ins to keep their OKRs on track.