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?” We’ve decided training needs to be conducted.

Time & Attendance on Construction Sites

nettime solutions

Behind temporary fences, sites sometimes host dozens, perhaps hundreds of employees and contractors at any one time. Advanced Time & Attendance on Construction Sites. stratus time’s facial biometrics feature is built into the software.

Standup Meetings Help Build Transparency

HR Bartender

There are only three types of meetings : informational meetings, problem solving meetings, and feedback meetings. One of the most effective types of informational meetings is the standup meeting. I’m not opposed to long meetings, as long as they’re needed.

Tips for Planning and Completing Your Time & Attendance Implementation

nettime solutions

Your Vendor Should Support our Time and Attendance Implementation. As it relates specifically to time & attendance software, you want to get answers to questions that might slip under the radar. 3 Tips to Help Your Time and Attendance Implementation Go Smoothly.

What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

( Editor ’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The meeting after the meeting does exist. Many people think it’s really a big gripe session about the meeting. We covered getting buy-in with pitch meetings.

Meet Your Speakers: Government Internal Communications Training

Advanced Learning Institute

Joining us at the 5th Annual Government Employee Engagement & Internal Communications Strategies training are over 10 leading internal communicators who will be leading interactive workshops and engaging sessions of the the 3-day event.

Time and Attendance Software Solutions Trends in 2019

Mitrefinch

The modern Employee Management and Time and Attendance software solutions are designed to help supervisors better measure, analyze and manage employees’ working time, and deploy human resources more effectively. Fully automated employee time tracking. Biometric Time and Attendance and fingerprint time clock support. More efficient and time saving payroll administration.

Making Your Meetings Better: The Business Case for a Fix

Future of Work

What is it worth to make your meetings both more efficient and more effective? Imagine this: a team of 10 well-paid professionals holds a one-hour status/progress meeting every Monday. That then translates into a training program ROI of something like 2100%!

5 Simple Steps to More Efficient Meetings

ScaleHRO

Have you ever attended a meeting that left you feeling like you just wasted a bunch of time? When meetings are adequately prepared for and efficiently run they can provide a wealth of knowledge, drive productivity, and, ultimately, enact real change.

Points-Based Attendance Policy – how to customize for your company

Stratus

Try a points-based attendance policy that allows for the occasional emergency but still keeps productivity (and your bottom line) front-and-center. How a points-based attendance policy works. Generally speaking, a points-based attendance policy works like a points-based driving system, where you receive points for each infraction. If you clock in late or leave early, you are given points depending on how late or early your time punches are.

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.

How Attendance Software Saves Time at Construction Sites

Mitrefinch

Managing a remote construction workforce without attendance software is not easy. They also must handle the day-to-day duties of creating work schedules to meet the needs of every project at every one of these sites, and then keep track of the hours worked, vacation time taken and overtime logged for each employee. Time and Attendance Software Benefits. Manually managing time and attendance data is no longer OK in today’s construction world.

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.

How to train your successor

Insperity

Do you know how to train your successor ? The exact timing depends on how much time there is before the transition. In a perfect world, you would have six months to a year to train your next-in-line before you move on to a new role or retire. Goals for training.

Why Microlearning is the Answer to Corporate Training Challenges?

Kea

But today’s workforce is also more on-the-go and the idea of employees skipping work to attend lengthy training sessions is fast becoming unfeasible. Corporate training also needs to be responsive to the changing preferences of a multi-generational workforce, in a rising gig economy.

Agile Businesses Need Agile Training

Kea

The agility with which a business adapts to the ever-changing landscape of consumer preferences and technology is, to a large extent, dependent on how well it facilitates training and skill development. Why Traditional Training No Longer Works. Training at the Speed of Business.

Bad Training Is Devastating

HR Daily Advisor

Effective training can have significant, positive impacts on a company’s bottom line, and we encourage all organizations to implement training programs for their employees. However, it is not the case that some training is always better than no training.

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.

How to Hold Productive and Enjoyable Meetings

Bonusly

The right words are coming more easily than usual, and you’ve almost completely lost track of time. Just as you’re approaching peak productivity, a calendar reminder blinks onto the middle of your screen: MEETING IN 5 MINUTES. Why Meetings are a Drain. They’re a waste of time.”.

6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. The latest case in point was KronosWorks , the annual gathering of customers and prospects of Kronos , the heavyweight provider of tools and services to manage and engage an entire workforce with a focus on time/attendance management. All user conferences provide training on getting the most of the product or service. ATTEND THESE SESSIONS!

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. You will learn about emerging tools, technology, human resources training, and recruiting trends that will keep your team at the forefront of change. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, this one day convention surely is a great option for Europe-based professionals who can’t afford spending too much money or time at an event.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

Modern technological innovations provide HR Managers with the opportunity to streamline employee training process and development, without compromising work productivity and output. Also read: Why Microlearning Should Become Part of Your Training Program.

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?

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

Ongig

Which of these top HR conferences will you attend in 2019? Here’s a template you can use for a letter to leadership to justify attending any HR conference. Just fill-in the bracketed words with your specific conference details: Hello [Decision Maker], Re: Request to Attend [HR Conference]. I’d like to request your approval to attend [HR conference], [date] in [city]. Training/Certification Fee: $ XX.

How to Deliver Retail Sales Training to Remote Employees

Kitaboo - Employee Training

million Americans work from home at least half the time! And ensuring on-going and regular training is part of the manager’s job. But with a team that is dispersed far and wide, sometimes in different cities and even countries, how is a manager supposed to execute a retail sales training program? Thanks to all the modern innovations, today it is quite easy and convenient to deliver retail sales training to a remote workforce. Deliver Video-based Training.

How to Train Managers on a Low Budget

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2013, at the end of my first week as Cornerstone OnDemand's first manager of learning and development , I sat down and wrote a three-year training plan. I had learned how to be scrappy after two decades as an educator and training consultant in struggling schools, where "budget" often meant no budget at all. While employers spend more than $70 billion a year on training, bigger does not mean better.

Five Simple Rules for Making Distributed Meetings more Effective

Future of Work

Most of us today spend more time in meetings with people who are somewhere else than we do with our colleagues down the hall. And while most of the “rules” for leading face-to-face meetings also apply equally well to distributed meetings, the situation is clearly different.

How to Make Employee Training Count

Cornerstone On Demand

When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees. The first step is to acknowledge the problem with typical instructor-led training: "Mandatory" doesn't mean motivational.

How to Make Employee Training Count

Cornerstone On Demand

When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees. The first step is to acknowledge the problem with typical instructor-led training: "Mandatory" doesn't mean motivational.

Corporate Training Programs for Employees

Mitrefinch

Creating relevant, useful, and advantageous corporate training programs for your employees is an essential responsibility of functional human resource departments, while scouting, recruiting, and hiring top talent employees with relevant aptitudes in a certain business niche is important as well.

Workforce Management Resolutions for 2016

HRchitect

Now that you’ve made your personal resolutions for this year, it is time for your company to make Workforce Management technology resolutions. Is your current solution meeting your company’s needs? Resolution 3: Spend less time on mundane tasks. Written by: Erica Niesse.

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

FingerCheck

clarify and narrow the scope of what is legally constituted as compensable working time in a work day. Time spent commuting for instance, is not considered as on-the-job time. ” Waiting time . ” Travel Time. Lectures, Meetings and Training Programs .

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. You will learn about emerging tools, technology, human resources training, and recruiting trends that will keep your team at the forefront of change. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Personal & Chef is the largest event and meeting place for anyone who works and develops staff in the Nordics. It’s time to shape the future of the workplace.

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. Unfortunately, all this is not enough to avoid the train wreck that’s coming. 9:57 a.m.

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. Training can be designed to meet your employees’ individual needs and learning preferences.

Professional conferences 101: Get more from employee attendance in 5 steps

Insperity

Attending a professional conference should be much more than a chance for your employees to polish their golf game or get out of the office for a few days. It’s important your employees understand that approval for them to attend an industry event is a sign your organization values them and wants to invest in their career. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference. Meet and greet. Training and performance

Meet ‘Model 2’ Christina, the happier, healthier version

Thrive Global

Christina enjoyed her time as a student at North Dallas High School so much that she returned as a teacher. She agreed, with a caveat: She needed to be released in time to attend the graduation ceremony Saturday. Now it was time to get serious about controlling her diet.