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.

Finding Clarity of Virtual Context during Virtual Meetings

One Millimeter Mindset

Determine the clarity of virtual context before and during virtual meetings. So you tee up these meetings to create greater attendee participation and engagement. Seriously, why do people attend your virtual event in the first place? One millimeter at a time.

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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.

Meeting Etiquette: What to Follow for a Successful Meeting?

HR Digest

Meetings should be smooth and successful, be it business or personal sessions. A 'bad' meeting where the attendees arrive late or the purpose of the meeting is lost, leaves an unpleasant experience to everyone present in it. Choose the right time.

7 Benefits of Attending Leadership Training Programs

Career Metis

The great thing about attending leadership training is that it is applicable also in everyday life. It is common to see people promoted in the corporate world when they do a good job in their present role. These decisions cost jobs, money, and time.

Are You a Spectator or Active Virtual Participant in Meetings?

One Millimeter Mindset

Consider the professional story you communicate when you either are a spectator or an active virtual participant during meetings. How you show up, during virtual meetings, sets up sensory expectations about your level of post-meeting engagement and performance.

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.

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. Otherwise, I ask to be briefed on the meeting output in an email afterwards.”.

Initiate, Build & Grow Relationships in Extraordinary Times

Thrive Global

Travel in and around the continent is one of the most vital aspects of my role, as this enables me to meet other professionals, attend relevant seminars and conferences, and reinforce our industrial ties.

Which Meetings to Skip When Working From Home

Thrive Global

If you and your company shifted to remote work in the last few weeks, you’ve probably felt the urge to add meetings to your schedule to make up for the lack of unplanned face-to-face interactions that happen in the office. Make presentations and updates asynchronous.

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?

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.

How to Plan a Remote Meeting or Conference

Career Metis

We’ve had to adapt to many new changes during this time of coronavirus, both professionally and socially. Gone are the days of having to find an available conference or meeting room, and schedule in the best time to accommodate the high number of attendees.

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.

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.

Will Virtual Annual Meetings Become the Norm for Public Companies?

Business2Community

As annual meeting season approaches, it is time again to consider whether businesses will soon shift to a fully-virtual format. Online-only and hybrid meetings have been occurring for years; however, 2020 is the first year that companies may be forced to cancel their in-person events altogether. Over the last few weeks, concerns over the global spread of coronavirus have prompted some large companies to switch their annual meetings to virtual-only formats.

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!

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Time Tracking For Hourly and Temp Agency Workers

Mitrefinch

With the holiday season right around the corner, thousands of companies are frantically searching for temporary employees to help them fulfill the burst in consumer demand that characterizes this time of year. Time Tracking for Temp Agency Workers. Time Tracking for Hourly Workers.

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.

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 (!)

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.

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.

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.

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.

6 Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

Career Partners International

It’s important to know how to put our best foot forward when navigating the world of virtual meetings. These tips will help serve you in preparation for client, team, and other meetings you may attend now and in the future.

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.

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.

5 Must-Attend Sessions at Unleash Spring in London

TalentGuard

5 Must-Attend Sessions at UNLEASH Spring in London. If so, we’ll see you there– several of our team members are heading to London to meet up with some of the most innovative HR leaders and technology companies at the conference. With nearly 100 sessions, it’s tough to decide what to see, but several presentations stand out to us. Time: . Time: March 24, 12-12:35pm. Time: . Time: March 3, 2:30-3pm. Time: .