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.

Quarterly Products and Services Updates from PrismHR – Q3 2018

PrismHR

Every quarter, PrismHR publishes a Products & Services Update to inform customers of the many developments that occur each quarter relating to product updates, new partnerships, customer support initiatives, and lots more. NEW PRODUCTS & FEATURES.

Talent Insights, Productivity & a Good Night’s Sleep! – Part 1

Cielo HR Leader

I have been lucky enough to attend a few events these last few months and each one has given me some very interesting and practical things to consider. For those that might not have had a chance to attend, I thought a summary of some key points might be useful.

Employee Engagement: Use a Systemic Approach

HR Bartender

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invited me to sit in on their virtual Employee Engagement: Influencing Workplace Culture Seminar. This is the second SHRM virtual seminar I’ve taken. This seminar focused on developing an employee engagement strategy.

Lawsuit highlights the risk of unpaid training time

Ohio Employer's Law

The suit claimed the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law required trainees be paid at least minimum wage “because, among other things, attendance was mandatory, the course material was related to the trainee’s job, and attendance was during regular working hours.”.

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility, Productivity and Impact. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact.

HR Cares & FirstLight Home Care's Culture of Care

ClearCompany HRM

Last year I was attending a seminar and heard the cynical phrase, “Human Resources is neither human, nor resourceful.” My experience in HR has typically been one of positivity, productivity, creativity, innovation, and collaboration.

Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany HRM

What time to proficiency are we expecting? What time to proficiency would be unacceptable for department productivity? Maybe there are areas that can be modified to fit your applicants, without overwhelming trainers or interrupting department productivity.

4 compelling reasons to check out a live webinar

Tsheets

Not yet sold on the value of attending live webinars? It’s the most laid-back educational event you’ll ever attend. Many professionals rely on webinars for a time-efficient, cost-effective method of delivering valuable knowledge to their teams.

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Employee Training: Overrated or the Key to Success?

Kea

With current methods of training, time can be more of a problem than money. Consider key staff leaving their desks to attend a seminar or multi-day course. Often, employees don’t want to take the time, either.

Financial Wellness is Officially a Thing

China Gorman

Everyone’s productivity drops. What if Sue and her husband had attended financial planning seminars that had delved into how to be prepared for unexpected medical costs?

3 Steps to Launching a Mobile Learning Program

Cornerstone On Demand

With nearly two-thirds of Americans owning smartphones and almost 20 percent relying on them as their primary source of online access, it's time for your "mobile-friendly" mindset to become "mobile-first."

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21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019

15Five

Perhaps this is because many companies don’t know how to create a learning and development program internally, or lack the resources to provide what they see as a perk, via external learning experiences like conferences and seminars. Manage your time. Attend the expo.

6 business travel tips to avoid the awkward, illegal and ill-advised

Insperity

In the office, your employer expects you to show up on time and wear appropriate business attire. If your boss sees you lounging by the pool when you should be in a seminar, that impression will be difficult to shake. Use this time to get to know your colleagues’ personalities.

50 blog topic ideas to increase employee engagement

Interact

How-to guide on a product feature. Highlight a new product or service. Uncovering hidden knowledge within the company saves employees’ time, effort and frustrations – a great way to enhance productivity and boost morale.

The Importance of Learning and Development in the Workplace

MTM Recognition

Encourage your up-and-coming employees to attend, then teach them basic managerial skills and offer insights into where the company is heading. This could include attending training seminars and Lunch & Learns, or taking a paid lunch to participate in an online webinar.

Financial Wellness Is More Than “Nice to Have” in Today’s Environment

TLNT: The Business of HR

Everyone’s productivity drops. What if Sue and her husband had attended financial planning seminars that had delved into how to be prepared for unexpected medical costs?

5 cost-friendly training ideas using LMS software

HR Morning

Holding in-person classes or sending productive employees away to seminars is expensive. The cost, however, of hiring instructors, renting a physical classroom and coordinating times when all employees can attend classes can often be too high.

Devoxx Krakow 2019

Qualtrics HR

With thought leadership, seminars, vendors, employers, and peers all in place, these events were designed for developers, by developers. The Event Analytics team took on this challenge and prepared the technology during time that is dedicated to self-development.

Does Performance Management Really Help Every Employee Become Their Best Self?

15Five

I wasn’t producing the results I had hoped for, and I felt this sense of emptiness about the products and services we were building for our customers. So when it came time to start my next company, I realized that my purpose was to support people in being and becoming their best selves.

Has Your Association Become Complacent? Make These Two Changes Now

TalentCircles

In addition to being able to spread out costs over a longer time period, the great thing about investing in a platform that allows you to add on stand-alone products at your convenience is that you don’t have to have all the answers about what you need before you actually know what you need. When you know your audience, you can actively engage with them through regular emails, video posts and seminars, social media and virtual communities.

Why should you use the Cross Tabulation survey analysis

SurveySparrow

At all times, a large volume of data collection can be confusing as well as devastating; thus, insights from them to bring up to date business decisions, can be a terrifying task over and over again. Market / Product Researchers. – Product name.

What Aspects of Company Culture Lead To Increased Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

Helping your employees sharpen their skill set can help build loyalty and increase productivity. Examples of professional development include access to online MBA programs , on-the-job training, and attending seminars. A recent study by Gallup uncovered that 51% of the U.S.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

In healthcare, education, and transport, products like telemedicine, computer-assisted learning, plagiarism software , and self-driving improve individual and institution efficacy; with the results from their application trickling down to other industries and sectors.

Tips from Digital Detox Camp: How to Improve Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

From checking emails, researching for work, scrolling through Instagram and playing games, our average screen time only continues to expand. They also found that 85 percent of employees experienced discomfort on a daily basis due to screen time—pain in the neck, shoulders, wrists, upper back and hands. At CAMP, guests attend seminars from thought leaders, participate in workshops, go horseback riding and do yoga—all without their devices.

Employee Training On A Budget: 10 Tips For Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

SAP Innovation

There may be several sales pros, a content marketer or two, perhaps an HR recruiter, clerical staff, and employees who produce products or deliver services to customers and clients. They are also open to suggestions for additional seminars and workshops that they could offer.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing

Everwise

Formal education: Offer opportunities for the employee to attend conferences, seminars and panels. It will also improve engagement , increase retention and save time and money: Improved engagement: When employees feel invested in, they engage with their current roles and future roles.

Implementing a Skills Gap Analysis within the Talent Management Process

InfinityHR

Over time, the data acquired will help shape your training programs to fill in missing skills. Opportunity to attend events and conference. You can also bring in third-party firms to manage training sessions, seminars, workshops and more. Time and Attendance.

Exhibitor Excellence Defined

Dave's Weekly Thought

The 2018 SHRM Annual Conference will be the 10 th straight that I’ve had the pleasure of attending. We are all attending the SHRM Annual Conference for the same reasons: … to Learn, Grow and Thrive! I started attending every HR-related seminar I could.

Paying non-exempt employees: How well do you know the rules?

Insperity

Let’s say you are sending Ken, one of your top performers, to a training seminar that’s eight hours away. Since he’s a non-exempt employee, he will be paid an additional 16 hours of pay for his travel time. When and how to pay non-exempt employees for training, travel time, overtime and on-call time can be confusing. On-call time. Her travel time is counted as hours worked because it’s part of her main job duties.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

AssessTEAM Performance Management

Organizations with high employee engagement enjoy a range of valuable benefits, including improved productivity and innovation, increased employee motivation, high retention rates, and employee loyalty, enhanced company image, increased capacity to adopt new methods and technology and so on.

When Workplace Wellness is a Major Drag.

RecogNation

This one step could save you hours upon hours of productivity. Offer One Remote Workday per Week - More time with family and less time in the car can make a big impact in emotional health.

4 Ways Leaders Can Shape Company Culture To Impact Revenue & Profits

15Five

But damaging a company’s culture while raising profits is counter-productive. It may seem hard to invest time and resources into something as tenuous as “company culture” when the survival of your company itself is at stake. Happy employees are, on average, 12 percent more productive.

Take Five: Connecting Reward Practitioners & Research - #2 Employee Perspectives on Pay Communication, Fairness & Transparency

Compensation Cafe

In Take Five #2 we spotlight research conducted by Dow Scott, featured recently in a Compensation & Benefits Review article titled Pay Communications and Fairness: An Employee Perspective ( link is time limited, active 2 months from publication of this post ). .

Why Fostering Personal Growth Matters

EmployeeConnect

What most employers fail to realise is asking themselves whether it’s a problem on their end, and majority of the time it’s a stubborn no when really the answer is yes. What we need to come to grips with is how we can prevent underperformance and perpetuate productivity. It will impact absenteeism potentially becoming higher turnover rates, productivity and consequently profitability. In return, you’ll sustain performance levels to meet targets and goals through productivity.