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.

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

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

People hate meetings… and for good reason. Leadership knows they are expensive , and take up time that could be better spent on producing actual outcomes. Employees can find them to be boring or a waste of time. But meetings don’t have to be that way.

Employee Time and Attendance Challenges in Health Care Facilities

Mitrefinch

There is perhaps no greater challenge for creating and tracking employee time and attendance than doing so for a medical or health care facility. Besides the basic need to monitor work time and attendance information, workforce management systems must be fully customizable to accommodate variable working patterns and work rules. But time and attendance management doesn’t stop with simply generating work schedules.

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. Save time for Networking.

5 Types of Meetings Remote Teams Need to Hold

Career Metis

Despite awesome tools like as Zoom, Skype or Hangouts, remote teams still struggle on deciding when to meet and what subjects to cover and companies bemoan the loss of engagement opportunities for their employees. 1) Meet-and-greet Sessions. 2) Mentorship 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?

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.

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.

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.

Want to Meet in 2018?

UpstartHR

As the year winds down one of the things I’m spending time on is scheduling out my 2018 year. I already have a great 2018 planned, including both on-site and virtual presentations. One of my favorite things about working on upstartHR these last 8 years is being able to meet each of you when I’m attending an event, so please ping me if you are going to be somewhere so we can connect!

Discovery Phase – the start of a successful Workforce Management (WFM) implementation

HRchitect

Using the example of a time and attendance system, this would include processes regarding timekeeping, payroll processing, current systems of record, approval workflow, and time off request workflows. Interfaces are a key part of a time and attendance implementation.

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.

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. Recorded talks and speaker presentations will be available for download for all the participants. 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.

Can You Bring Your Mother To a Meeting With #HR – Ask HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Employees often get very nervous when asked to a private meeting with human resources or their supervisor. Can you have someone sit in on a meeting between you and your supervisor? I’ve been asked the question several times.

Making Meetings Matter: An Overview

Future of Work

Are you frustrated by all the unfocused, boring meetings you have to sit through? Do the meetings you attend produce lasting solutions to the challenges you face? Or do you and your staff waste precious hours at work sitting through meetings that don’t seem to matter?

8 Strategies for Running an Effective Team Meeting

Eagle's Flight

Attending meetings is an everyday occurrence for many of us at work. However, not all meetings make good use of employees’ time. Meetings don’t have to waste anyone’s time. Know the Meeting Objective. Keep the Meeting Engaging.

American Payroll Congress and the Present & Future of Payroll

DailyPay

I attended the American Payroll Congress this year for the first time in the Washington DC metro area. days of meeting up with colleagues, old friends, and new partners. It was three informative, educational, and fun (!)

Encouraging Optimal Communication Between Introverts and Extroverts in Meetings

Rise

In an ideal situation, every employee in attendance in a meeting room will have an equal opportunity to contribute their thoughts and ideas. Preparation for meetings. As regularly as possible, prepare meeting agendas in advance to send out to your team members.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. It got me thinking about meetings… specificaly conference calls, since I work from home. Here are just a few: Employees don’t have time to get their other work done.

A First-Time Attendee’s First Impressions of HR Tech

HRchitect

Like many of you, I’ve spent the last few days at the office following up on connections made while attending the 18th annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition. This year’s conference had over 4,000 attendees and upwards of 340 vendors present in the expo hall.

Brandon Hall HCM 2018: Meet Employees Where They Work

Reflektive

Reflektive attended the 2018 Brandon Hall Human Capital Management Excellence Conference (#Excellence18) in West Palm Beach, Florida. More than 13 countries were represented in the 24th year of the conference, and it is highly attended by leaders in learning, technology, and human resources across industries. Presenters shared tactics and trends on how they are rethinking longstanding processes to create better workplaces. The workplace is changing.

Make Meetings Matter

HR Daily Advisor

Meetings do matter. For me, their main importance is as a forum for making timely decisions that will benefit the business. But most people know the feeling of frustration when the meetings they have to attend get overlong and dull, or the subjects under discussion don’t concern them.

HR News: Encouraging Employee Time Off

eni

The average American worker takes only half of their allotted vacation time each year. Misconceptions surrounding time-off still leads organizations to believe that under-utilized vacation time results in a more present workforce.

Meet Namely: Pearl Shu

Namely

The Meet Namely series spotlights real Namely employees across the company. One week I could be helping to define our long-term growth strategy and meeting with company leaders to discuss a milieu of business initiatives we want to make happen. It can range from leading high priority cross-functional initiatives across the company to defining and tracking our key metrics throughout the organization to ensure we're meeting our goals.

Living HR Transformation: Attending the 2019 US Avature Conference

Avature

Between March 12 and 15 I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 US Avature Conference in Los Angeles for the second year in a row. Celebrating its 10th anniversary and with 360 current and prospective clients in attendance, the conference was – dare I say – even better than last year, when I was already blown away by its quality. The four sessions had three times as many attendees as we expected! This year we saw some excellent presentations.

Meeting minutes grammar: Test your skills

Business Management Daily

If there’s one place at work you can get stuck in a grammar rut, it’s while writing meeting minutes. Our editorial team had fun making these quizzes to test your meeting minutes grammar skillset, and you should too. I would like to visit your city sometime / some time.

8 Meeting Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Business2Community Leadership

When done effectively meetings can be a major asset to organizations. But, when done incorrectly, meetings can be unproductive and a serious waste of time and money. The thing is, many individuals forego putting together an agenda for their meetings. Time is money.

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. The only alternative at present: Use Outlook Online!

5 Key Benefits of Attending A Business Conference

HR Digest

Whichever one you opt for, the fact remains that the benefits of attending a business conference depict a wise means of time and money investment. Beyond that, it brings new insight into your industry, presents interview opportunities, and avails you with lifelong connections and other amazing benefits and opportunities. Here are five key benefits of attending a conference. To gain these insights and awareness, however, you need to attend conferences.

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. Leadership presentations.

Hey! Are you attending HRTechTank?

RChilli

Events or Conferences are not a competition; not even a race or a game but yes, a real-time opportunity to gather with the brightest minds in HR space. Also, it is a full day of Keynotes, presentations, panels, and discussions on its opportunities, challenges, and best practices in HR technology. Keynotes & Presentations from industry leaders. On August 23, 2017 , HRTechTank is kicking off in Southeast Asia.

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. Recorded talks and speaker presentations will be available for download for all the participants. 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.

Meetings: A Snapshot of Your Organization’s Culture

TalentCulture

Meetings are cultural artifacts that give us a snapshot about how people in the organization relate to each other. Posters proclaiming good meeting habits tell us about the espoused meeting culture while the food fight we see during the meeting shows us the culture that actually exists.

Super Meetings: More Effective, Productive, And Collaborative

SuccessFactors

The core strategy team arrives in the meeting room. The boss is already anxious and stressed out—for this is a crucial meeting that will define the future of his unit. Needless to say, this was a totally ineffective, mismanaged and unproductive meeting—and everyone knows it.

Employing a Paperless System for Employee Time, Attendance, and Payroll.

Unicorn HRO

In many companies HR staff have to deal with the unenviable task of managing employee time, attendance, payroll, and benefits programs, and this can be time consuming if manually performed. Manual Paper-Based Systems Are Now Obsolete Many companies still rely on manual, semi-automated, or even disparate ways of keeping track of time and attendance. This presents a series of problems, as a manual system always leaves room for errors and inaccuracies.