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.

The video interview: top tips for employers

Workable

A video interview can help you screen candidates more effectively in situations such as: Interviewing across different time zones or with hiring team members in different locations. Screening numerous candidates within a short time frame during rapid upscale. Video application.

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6 Benefits of Video Interviews

EasyHire

In our post on the ‘Future of Interviewing is Here – Mobile Video Interviews’ we outlined how mobile video interviews allow you to increase your exposure to new candidates by as much as 36%. Trying to find a time that suits everyone can become a nightmarish puzzle of epic proportions.

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Google Ends Weekly "All-Hands" Meetings: Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, Google has decided to stop holding a weekly "all-hands" meeting they call TGIF in response to leaks and the meetings being dominated by issues considered non-core to the business (my words, not theirs).

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.

Four Questions to Protect Yourself from Bad Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve been writing about meetings and how to make them better for months. And, as you know, I even wrote a book about making meetings matter (available on Amazon.com at this link – contact me directly for volume discounts). How will we spend our time during the meeting?

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 CASIS Saves a Huge Amount of Time with Video Interviews

Spark Hire

Spark Hire has been attending SHRM for many years and this year, SHRM was conveniently hosted in downtown Chicago. I was sent to the conference to meet with some of our customers. It’s an absolute time-saver for me.

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.

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? Video campaigns for talent attraction. The power of video to attract the mobile job seeker. 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].

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.

Do You, or Your Company, Screw Up Meetings?

HR Ringleader

A friend recently shared a funny video about conference calls and what they would look like if they were in person. It’s made the social media rounds, but was still good for a laugh one more time. ” All the time! The meeting takes too long.

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.

How Video Communications can Reduce Frustration and Angst in an Office Environment

Employee Communications Council

Video comms are the solution to most of your problems. Even scripts for employee communication videos had that problem – they wanted to see it not read it. Sleeping in Meetings? Meetings are a bit better because there is more active engagement – until someone dozes off.

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Super Meetings: More Effective, Productive, And Collaborative

SuccessFactors

The core strategy team arrives in the meeting room. The IT guys are busy testing the projector and making sure the video conferencing connections are seamless. The boss is already anxious and stressed out—for this is a crucial meeting that will define the future of his unit.

Why It’s Strategic to Ask Questions Before Meetings

POPinNow

Time management is a crucial element in just about any workplace. According to the Muse, managers in upper management can spend about 50 percent of their time in company meetings. The sad thing is that most of these meetings tend to be unproductive with little to no decisions made. As such, before scheduling any meeting, it’s important to ask questions to determine the viability of your meeting. Define the Purpose of the Meeting.

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.

Meet Spark Hire at the 2015 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition

Spark Hire

This time, Spark Hire is headed to San Diego, California to attend the 2015 SHRM Talent Management Conference and Exposition. Once again, we’ll be the guys in the bright orange polos displaying how video interviewing for HR is the future of hiring. We’re at it again!

coworkers say we shouldn’t attend a work party, I feel insulted by my new job, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworkers say we shouldn’t attend the work party we were invited to. I have learned that none of the staff have ever attended any of the PGL’s parties despite annual invites. On the other, I received an invite same as everyone else, I know I can be quite the schmooze at parties, and think that as the only staff member to attend it might make me stand out as a team player. My gut says to attend but I worry I’m being naive. It’s five answers to five questions.

Holding a 100-Person Virtual Meeting Room: Tactics for Success

Get Hppy

Meetings are an important part of any business, as they help employees get on the same page, update each other about important information and collaborate through ideas, thoughts and opinions on matters.

A Guide to Creating a Captivating Video CV – Part I

mysimpleshow

A video CV is not as uncommon as it used to be a decade ago. In the near future, video CVs are likely to become one of the most important employment tools for job seekers and employers. It makes hiring so much easier if employers can see a video profile first.

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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 just like artificial intelligence (AI), video interviewing and chatbot recruiting assistants are becoming more commonplace to help quickly screen candidates and quicken the hiring process, so too is texting. Time to Text?

Making Time for Recreation

Stratus

Summers are a time for recreation, but only if you get out and enjoy them. If leaving work to host the activity is out of the question, schedule at a time where employees can bring their families and make it into an event everyone will want to attend. If you’d prefer to make this a group activity, get organized by posting a meeting place and time, or, if pre-work doesn’t fit everyone’s schedule, set up an after-work meet up.

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.

A Recruiter’s Video Interviewing Handbook

Yello

To more effectively hire top talent, recruiting professionals are also integrating digital strategies, such as video interviewing software, that enhance the recruitment experience for candidates and the hiring team. Video interviewing software enables organizations to more efficiently attract, interview and assess talent, while providing candidates the opportunity to interview at their convenience. Why Should Recruiters Incorporate Video Interviewing?

3 Ways to Improve Videoconference Meetings

45 Things

One of the great things about being a remote worker is that you can often get large chunks of uninterrupted working time -- and you don't get pulled into as many meetings. Companies with 201-1,000 employees had meetings that were 8% shorter than those with 5-200 workers.

HR TechStack – Video Interviewing Tools

WhoKnows

Video Interviewing Tools. Video interview software, sometimes called video recruiting tools, allow recruiting managers and HR users to conduct video interviews with job candidates. Benefits of Using Video Interview Software. HR TechStack – Video Interviewing Tools.

How to get the most out of your meetings

Insperity

with a staff meeting, followed by a managers meeting at 10 a.m. Then there’s the monthly production meeting at 1:30 p.m. time to get down to business. Meetings take a lot of time and energy, sometimes leaving little left for the work at hand. The fact is that unproductive meetings are a huge drain on your time , your people and your company’s bottom line. There are 25 million meetings taking place in the U.S. Who needs to attend?

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.

15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring

SnackNation

15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring. Are you having a tough time getting your employees amped for Monday morning meetings? Meetings don’t have to be something to dread. Host a “theme” team meeting. Host a happy hour meeting.

mysimpleshow at Unbound Miami: Using Video to Build Authentic Brand Experiences

mysimpleshow

Emily attended the Unbound Miami tech conference at Mana Convention Center in Wynwood on October 30 th and 31 st. Part of the discussion’s focus was on storytelling as the most important marketing tool for companies in order to meet generational needs and build relationships.

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Using Video Interviews to Attract Top Talent

TalentCircles

While a phone call, email and social media can provide a cursory view of the personality and skills of a potential hire, most hiring managers wouldn’t consider extending a job offer for a significant position without an actual face-to-face meeting with the candidate. What is a video interview?

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Shortlister Spotlight: Meet Brenda, Applicant Care Associate

Shortlist

Meet Brenda! She also likes to make the most use of her commute time reading articles on Medium or a book on her current reading list. As a part-time student and also working full time, it can be difficult to manage both without feeling like one end is falling off your plate.

How to Get More Done in Meetings

45 Things

No matter how many cell phones you ban from meetings, or how many meetings you have while walking or standing or whatever you try to do to make them shorter, meetings just don’t seem to get better. Meetings make workers busy , not productive, he says.

Meet the Top 30 + HR Pros on SnapChat at #SHRM16

Workology

We get you the parties and must attend SHRM events first. . Which means there is still time to sign up, start snapping, experiment and most importantly, understand how it’s being used by your employee population, unions and in employee engagement and recruiting.

the document bonfire, the dragon video call, and other amazing work moments

Ask a Manager

“I work from home, and since my job doesn’t require much video calls, I used to dress pretty chill when I was at home. I was panicking, trying to remember if I had made a copy of the project, I forgot what I was wearing and I accepted the video call. Now I keep the dragon pajama just for sleeping, but the boss still calls me ‘the dragon manager’ from time to time.” At the time, I spoke exactly zero Spanish, and didn’t know how to pronounce it.