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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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?

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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%.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Year End is a Great Time to Realign Company Culture with Company Goals

HR Topics

Today, let’s talk about the role HR has in helping to realign company culture with company goals and why year-end is a great time to focus on this. Take a few employees out for coffee or attend department meetings and just listen. Step #6: Take the Necessary Time.

Working People are Taking Fewer Vacations and Working More, Despite Having More Vacation Days

FingerCheck

Comprehensive surveys have shown for the past fifteen years or so, America’s always-on work culture has created an unrelenting decrease in the average number of paid vacation days used. Most of these fears are closely associated with the overarching fear of not meeting company goals.

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.

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

2015 Talent Landscape: 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.

Everything You Need to Launch a Kick-Ass Employee Wellness Survey

SnackNation

Everything You Need to Launch a Kick-Ass Employee Wellness Survey. Wait for it… Employee wellness surveys. Programs that are slapped together without proper forethought or planning are doomed to fail, and end up being a waste of everyone’s time and energy. Survey Monkey.

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?

Mitrefinch

Recent research showed the average employee received 304 business-related emails weekly, spent about 16 minutes to refocus attention after handling incoming email, and checked email an astonishing 36 times an hour. The same research found the average employee lost 31 hours a month in meetings and was disrupted around 56 times a day—taking an incredible two hours out of his or her day to recover from these disruptions.

7 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Next Meeting In-Person

Business2Community Leadership

Simply put, technology has made it possible to meet with others without the need for travel. And while that definitely can save you time and money, you shouldn’t completely neglect in-person meetings because of the 7 following reasons. Regardless if you’re meeting with your team, clients, or potential investor body language is extremely important. I’m on the phone with a colleague or partaking in a weekly team meeting and I start to multitask.

On the 5th Day of Giving HR Gave to Me, Five Hours at Time and a Half…

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Give Your Employees an Accurate Accounting of Their Time and Labor. For everyone in the workforce working to make ends meet, payday is hooray day. Efficiently manage time off globally and support local compliance via a single solution anywhere, anytime from any device.

Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Timesheet Management

Empxtrack

Time is Money.” It clearly indicates that the real cost of poor time management is more than a billion dollars. Is there a way to motivate people to change their poor time management habits? Timesheet management is a smart way to track employee time and project-related tasks.

9 Tips to Make Your Meetings Less Painful and More Productive

Linkedin Talent Blog

For many of us, meetings are not our favorite part of the day. And yet, believe it or not, they make up 39% of our overall work time. And the good news is, there are ways to make meetings less painful for everyone, and more importantly, more meaningful and efficient.