Share Your Experiences and Stay Informed at Workday Rising


Our Workday community of customers, partners, and colleagues is truly something special. That’s why at Workday Rising , we’re recommending a number of ways for you to participate in the conversation and share your experiences through social media. In addition, we’re going to add even more eyes and ears to the experience via a roving team of writers, who’ll deliver recaps on keynotes and sessions in the Workday Rising Daily. Read the Workday Rising Daily.

7 Tips for Successful Meetings

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Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time. Unfortunately, more than 67 percent of those meetings are deemed unproductive by the executives in attendance.

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Customer View: Making the Most of Workday Rising


If you could put your Workday Rising experience on a bumper sticker, what would it say? I posed this question to Tyrena Castro, HR director at Dell, who has been to three Workday Risings. I was delighted Castro agreed to meet with me to share her experiences and tips with other attendees. When was your first Workday Rising? So, our entire HR technology leadership team attended, as well as the majority of the staff that report to us.

Tips and Takeaways from a Longtime Workday Rising Attendee


Manish Bhaisare, who serves as a Workday consultant at Unilever, will attend his seventh Workday Rising conference. 12-14, for Workday Rising Europe. What keeps you coming back to Workday Rising? There are a lot of reasons, but I think access to other customers, the people who are going through the same things with Workday day-in-day-out, is most helpful. How do you prioritise content at Workday Rising?

How to Keep Meetings Focused, Efficient, and Productive

Thrive Global

After a long stretch of holiday celebrations and vacation time, it’s not always easy to get back into “ work mode.” When you haven’t sat in a meeting for a week or two, regaining focus and getting back in the groove can feel like a challenge. Designate one day for internal meetings. “We

Workday Podcast: Future-Proofing the Professional Services Workforce


In this episode of the Workday Podcast, I discuss the importance of upskilling talent for a future-proof workforce with Betty Ann Jarrett and Amy Richmond from PwC. You can also find our other Workday Podcasts here. It's not “attend a course and you're done.” Critical thinking.

Why Managers — and Their Teams — Benefit from Setting a Clear End to the Workday

Thrive Global

As most managers know too well, even in “normal times,” achieving true work-life integration can feel challenging. Spending time nurturing ourselves and our relationships, on the other hand, leads to greater productivity and well-being.

Getting the Most Out of Workday Rising: Tips from a 10-time Customer Attendee


Whether you’re going to be a first-time attendee at this year’s Workday Rising or you’ve already been to a few, Floyd Walterhouse—who has attended every Workday Rising since the first one in 2007—has some advice for you. to learn how even after all these years he still gets value out of Workday’s annual customer conference. As a repeat Workday Rising attendee, what do you look forward to most? I don’t see that happening with Workday customers.

Workday Rising Europe: Top Tips from a Previous Attendee


Workday Rising Europe is just around the corner. And, whether you’ve been to the show before or this is your first time, we want to help you get the most value possible from the event. You’ve been to Workday Rising previously. For me, it’s the social element—the opportunity to mingle with Workday consultants and other employees, but even more importantly, to meet other customers in a relaxed setting. Do you have any tips for first-time attendees?

Meet the New Ceridian!


The very nice investment banker and lawyer they installed as CEO at the time had to worry more about the huge debt service than product innovation. Each of those big vendors has its own time and attendance or time and labor product that meets the simpler needs of most of its customers.

A Customer’s Tips for the Best Workday Rising Experience


Workday Rising is coming up Oct. 1-4, followed by Workday Rising Europe , Nov. Our customer Soo Heanue, HR technologies release and change director at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is a seasoned alumni of Workday Rising Europe. This is your fifth time attending Workday Rising Europe. I always look forward to seeing familiar faces from the Workday customer community, and I’ve built important relationships and made good friends at Workday Rising Europe.

How Employees Respond to Workforce Management Technology

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Across certain industries and professional environments, workforce management technology has become nearly ubiquitous with the modern workday. Other times, employees engage directly with different types of workforce management technology: They log in via a retina scan. They swipe their badges to access a meeting room. How do most workers feel about so much technology involved in their workday? At the same time, communicate any workplace issues appropriately.

HR News: Encouraging Employee Time Off


With 24 hour access to email, many employees continue to think about and access work long after the workday has finished. The average American worker takes only half of their allotted vacation time each year. This structure encourages employees to take time off when they need it most.

6 Considerations For Employee Attendance Policies


To protect your business from compliance missteps , here are six issues to consider when creating or updating your organization’s time policies: 1. How many times can an employee clock in within the grace period before getting a warning? Employee Time Theft and Extended Work Breaks.

Let’s Gather to Network and Learn at Workday Rising Europe


Yet her enthusiasm faded when she found out that instead of shopping haute couture and searching for celebrities, I would be spending time with our customers at Workday Rising Europe. Workday Rising Europe is in Milan this year, and it’s already shaping up to be a great time together. This event is all about community, and there’s no substitute for meeting up in person. Our first industry-focused meet-ups. Find out more about Workday Rising Europe.

Workday Podcast: The Importance of the Employee Experience at GE


Paul Davies, employee experience leader, GE, talks with host Greg Pryor, senior vice president, people and performance evangelist, Workday, about what the employee experience really means to GE and the impact of digitalization in human resources. Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: The Importance of Employee Experience at GE. Here’s the full transcript: Greg Pryor : Hi, and welcome to the Workday podcast. So we’ve evolved over time, Greg.

Workday Podcast: Redefining Engagement at Work


Dan Schawbel, research director at Future Workplace and author of leadership book “Back to Human,” and Erin Yang, vice president, platform technology product and strategy at Workday, talk about the role of leadership in addressing this issue. Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: Redefining Engagement at Work. Greg Thomas : Hi, welcome to the Workday podcast. I’m Greg Thomas from Workday. Socialization is kind of at an all-time low.

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist to Smarter Meetings?—?

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist for Smarter Meetings The ability to conduct smarter meetings is becoming an essential skill to have. It is especially important since our own data tells us that employees have an average of 15 meetings every week! Attending the Meeting 1.

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday


While those are good and necessary things, there’s something even more fundamental that’s required of everyone, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Growing that awareness goes beyond Workday. She’ll also be at Workday Rising , Oct.

10 Time Management Tips for Building a Business as a Parent

Thrive Global

Try the following ten time management tips, and you may be surprised at how easy these tips will help you to build a business as a parent. Well, my calendar only includes date-specific appointments, my most important tasks, and blocks of time reserved for networking, learning, or relaxing.

Ask the Expert: Is Employee Owed 2 Hours of Reporting Time Pay for 45-Minute Meeting?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We had a store meeting. One employee was off and only came in for the 45 minute meeting. ” Answer: Occasionally, employees are called to work on a day they are not otherwise scheduled to “work” to attend a mandatory meeting.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting


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.

Workday’s Journey to Zero Downtime: Progress Report


As our customers know, we update Workday every week. Our single codeline approach to development enables us to push out a number of changes per week to continually enhance and improve Workday. At the same time, we’re continually investing in how we can reduce the amount of planned downtime associated with these updates. Over time we will eliminate planned downtime for service updates.

Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? Mittelstand


Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? You can find our other Workday Podcasts here. I’m Greg Thomas from Workday. Today on the Workday Podcast, we’ll learn more about the challenges facing the Mittelstand and how companies are adapting. This is how we came upon different applications in the markets; this is how we came across Workday.

The “10 Percent Meeting Rule” and Other Ways Workplaces are Keeping People Engaged

Thrive Global

After all, the culture in our workplaces can determine the difference between a stressful workday, or a purposeful one. And over time, those days have a huge impact on your overall experience — and your creativity and productivity — at your job. A “10 percent” meeting rule. “We

update: my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer in June whose employee would frequently drastically change her appearance in the middle of the workday (different clothes, hair, and makeup)? A manager several levels above me asked to speak to Michelle when she was visiting our office for a meeting. Michelle had made a drastic change during another meeting with external people besides the one I wrote in about. I was off on vacation and not present at this meeting, but the manager was.

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).

HR Strategy Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)


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.


Avoid These 3 Workplace Pitfalls That Can Hurt Productivity

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Below are a few of the most common workplace productivity barriers and suggestions on how to work around them: Unscheduled meetings. Avoid this common workplace pitfall by pre-scheduling meetings 2 weeks to a month in advance (when possible).

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


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 .

Workday Chief People Officer: Balancing a Career and Life as a Working Mom


I became a mom while leading Workday’s People & Purpose organization, which has allowed me to embrace my experiences and help ensure that Workday is a great place to work for parents. I’ll never forget a morning where my husband and I were getting ready for work when he mentioned a business meeting in New York later in the week. This work, or time with family?” At Workday, I had a completely different and positive experience.

A First Time Manager’s Guide To Managing People Remotely

Thrive Global

A few months ago when I became a manager for the first time, the last thing I was expecting to figure out was how to manage my team remotely. For us at Ellevate, every meeting is a video meeting. Make sure to reach out beyond your 1:1 meetings, let them know you support them.

In Their Words: Workday Customers Share How They’ve Managed Change


Workday customers deal with change, including shifting competitive landscapes, new business models, and mergers and acquisitions. A key reason they choose Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management is because these applications were designed to provide the agility and business insights to support and even drive change. Read on to learn how some of our customers have managed change with the support of Workday. That’s where Workday came in.

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.

“READ … MY … FAX!” Is NOT a Good Termination Meeting!

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor celebrated Back to the Future: Part II on the date of Emmett “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly time-traveling to October 21, 2015—and it highlighted a few scenes that were surprisingly applicable to HR. Time to start planning with BLR’s new HR Playbook.