Meeting Experiences: Survey Results

Future of Work

Last week I asked my readers to complete a brief survey to help me understand the kinds of meetings you participate in and how you feel about them. I was initially somewhat surprised by that essentially positive assessment of meeting experiences.

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. Avoid meetings about simple topics.

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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.

my manager makes us do mental-health surveys every day

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Recently, my boss started attending personal therapy (she shared this information with me unprovoked) and shortly after starting her sessions she discovered Brene Brown. In addition to these meetings, every day each team member fills out and completes this short survey: -Name.

Survey 101

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.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings

WorkHuman

Nearly every spoof of corporate office culture has taken a dig at meetings ( this skit about real life conference calls is one of my favorites). I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work. Eliminating meetings is a false goal.

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. Internal surveys show the updated performance management is hitting the mark for Cigna employees. The workplace is changing.

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.

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!

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.

Meetings: The Good, the Bad, and the Awful

Future of Work

I have been studying and writing about meetings and other corporate conversations for many years. The digitally enhanced and richly interconnected world we live in today creates new challenges and new opportunities for designing effective meetings. Where are your meetings usually held?

Why Attend Elevate? Get a First Look at Retail Automotive Applicant Research

Hireology

We also surveyed hiring managers who use Hireology to hear what they believe motivates top applicants – and compared the results to see where there’s alignment and where HR might be missing key motivators.

6 Must-Attend Sessions at HR Tech Conference

Lumesse

6 Must-Attend Sessions at HR Tech Conference Published date: October 3, 2016 Home. Meet our Bloggers. Yogi Berra is one of my all-time chroniclers of the obvious. So I have to put “The Public Debut of the 19 th Annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey” on my list.

10 ways to save time at work

cipHR

Reclaim your precious time by working smarter, not for longer, with these helpful time-saving tips. Here are 10 ways to save time at work and be more productive – giving you more space and energy to focus on the priorities that really matter. .

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs

Yello

Read on to find out what our Diversity in the Workplace Statistics Survey uncovered about veteran’s unique perceptions and priorities. Based on survey results, it’s safe to say workplace diversity is equally as important to veterans as it to all survey participants.

Want to Increase Your Employee Survey Scores?

SMD HR

As the calendar is getting ready to turn once again, are you reflecting upon the outcome (or lack thereof) of your employee survey for yet another year? Good news: this blog will unveil the specific actions that lead­ers have taken to not only drive significant increases in their employee survey scores (on average 0.10 We conducted this analysis and want to let you in on the secret because we are focused on driving results, not just checking the survey box. Employee Surveys

Want to Increase Your Employee Survey Scores?

SMD HR

As the calendar is getting ready to turn once again, are you reflecting upon the outcome (or lack thereof) of your employee survey for yet another year? Good news: this blog will unveil the specific actions that lead­ers have taken to not only drive significant increases in their employee survey scores (on average 0.10 We conducted this analysis and want to let you in on the secret because we are focused on driving results, not just checking the survey box. Employee Surveys

coworker says I don’t respond to his emails, a bizarre company survey, and more

Ask a Manager

My department has been working from home due to the current situation, so we have been having a lot of Zoom meetings. Will this put my coworkers who were in the meeting in a bad spot with this person? He doesn’t have any power, but can be unpleasant at times.

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.

Recruiters, It's Time to Start Texting Candidates

Cornerstone On Demand

I finally decided it was time to go through them (enough is enough, even I have standards people!). Adding text messaging into the mix could be the answer to more effectively—and successfully—connecting with talent in real time. And the survey says … other people agree. According to this survey , 76 percent of respondents say texts are “more convenient" and on their own schedule, while 63 percent say texts are “less disruptive than a voice call." Time to Text?

Learning & Development Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)

i4cp

They were interviewed by i4cp’s CEO Kevin Oakes, and new survey data on virtual classroom training during the COVID-19 pandemic period was also presented—here are four key themes that emerged. i4cp conducted a pulse survey recently on user-generated learning content.

Employee Engagement ROI: What to Look for After 2 Surveys

EngagementMultiplier

So far, Russam GMS has completed two surveys with Engagement Multiplier, and we thought it would be interesting to look at their early progress and share some of their engagement journey. Early Employee Engagement ROI After Just Two Surveys.

More Holiday Survey Results—How Does Your Company Celebrate?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we shared some results from our 2014 Holiday Practices Survey. Today, more findings from this timely study, including what organizations are doing regarding employee gifts, charitable donations, and decorations. Extra paid time off awarded, 1.3%.

It’s Time for a People Strategy Revolution

Visier

Dr. Jason Pagan, Senior Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and Analytics of Ascension, can attest to this: “Instead of reacting, our HR Partners are now proactively engaging the business with potential solutions to problems that, often times, they didn’t even know they had.

3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

The traditional, physical office is not going away any time soon despite advances in technology allowing people to work remotely , either at a home office, coworking space, virtual office, or another remote location (such as a coffee shop, library, or bookstore).

Increase Productivity with Fewer Meetings and More Feedback

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Time is money, and wasted time is money down the drain. We’re actually referring to the countless meetings your whole team sits through to hear the same thing over and over again and the wasted time each of them experiences by sitting in a meeting that’s not going anywhere.

It’s Time for a People Strategy Revolution

Visier

Dr. Jason Pagan, Senior Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and Analytics of Ascension, can attest to this: “Instead of reacting, our HR Partners are now proactively engaging the business with potential solutions to problems that, often times, they didn’t even know they had.

Why an HRIS Alone Can’t Meet All Your Hiring Needs

Hireology

An HRIS can be used for basic applicant tracking, time & attendance, benefits management, performance management, compensation management, demographic tracking, and more. And hiring managers who tap into text messaging decrease the overall time to hire by an average of 10 days.

HR Strategy Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)

i4cp

This speaks to the relevance of i4cp’s Talent Ecosystem Integration Model, which outlines the multiple avenues – collaborative/agile teams, internal and external talent marketplaces, partnerships, for example – that high-performance organizations pursue to meet their talent needs.

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Four Keys To A Good Recognition Program

nettime solutions

Here are a four helpful ways to do just that: Discovery Time. Opening up an anonymous survey to discover what these needs are can help you gain insight into how to develop a program to meet these needs. employee engagement time and attendance software

Survey: HR Gaining C-Suite Influence by Building Tech Capabilities

HR Daily Advisor

According to the inaugural Paychex Pulse of HR Survey, more than two-thirds of HR leaders at small- and mid-sized companies say they have grown beyond serving a traditional administrative function to taking on a more strategic role within their respective organizations.

How I Meet 500+ Customers a Year as a CEO

Business2Community Leadership

of their time with clients, I was shocked. That averages out to roughly 11 clients a week, 45 clients a month, and over 500 client meetings a year. If you are a leader looking to meet more clients, this article is for you! I love meeting with people, and especially clients.

How HR Can Impact Business Outcomes 100% of the Time

HR Daily Advisor

Management ratings on an employee survey give employees an opportunity to assess the relationship and feedback they are getting from their manager. Sharing information in a timely manner. Inviting more senior leaders to attend staff meetings and discuss employee concerns and feedback.

Sound Bites from the NJCA – September 25 Meeting

Decusoft

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the September 25, 2018 meeting: Topic: HCM Selection Process & Pitfalls to Avoid. At this month’s NJCA meeting, Bob Laurenzo discussed how the purchase of Human Capital Management (HCM) software has become an increasingly challenging process. The RFP decision makers need to be present in all vendor meetings and product demos.

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. The number one response was, “they accomplish the intended goal most of the time” (46.9%). Career Planning Meetings. Time management. Attendance/punctuality.

Construction Remote Management in the Time of COVID-19

Mitrefinch

A recent business continuity survey from Gartner found that only 12% of organizations are highly prepared to deal with the novel coronavirus. Schedule a routine meeting where everyone is available to talk about what they are currently working on.

Retool Manufacturing Workforce Practices: Shift, Time Clock, Leave, Hiring

SwipeClock

It’s time to retool your manufacturing workforce practices. It is time to adopt new workforce practices that make sense for the long run. And if an employee takes time off, others see the shift open. Make it easy to reassign shifts when employees need time off.

6 Ways to Ensure Meetings Don't Suck

45 Things

I know this particular board has meetings. Lots and lots of meetings. There has to be a better way to conduct meetings, right? The complaints heard most often about meetings are that they''re often unnecessary, don''t accomplish much and are too long.

How Do You Lead in Times of Chaos?

Newmeasures

I’m reminded of a seminar I attended recently called “ Thriving in Chaos ,” led by Corinne Hancock. During “normal” times, we have the mental energy to focus on improvement, work through our development opportunities, and practice new ways of doing things.

Meeting the Demands of 5 Generations

Cielo HR Leader

For the first time in history, five generations comprise the global workforce – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen 2020. From one leader in attendance: “In the U.S., Conduct yearly/bi-annual employee surveys; act on results.