How to Produce and Manage a Modern Seminar?

Career Metis

The seminar industry is growing every year. . As more people recognize the huge benefits of receiving knowledge from a renowned expert, seminars in most industries are becoming more prominent. Seminar Essentials. How to Put Together a Seminar?

Seminar Makes Sense of Leaves of Absence Compliance


At the same time, California’s protected leaves of absence often differ from those at the federal level. Find clarity and guidance when you attend CalChamber’s upcoming seminar in Sacramento (May 6) and San Diego (June 16). Ready with answers, their conversational and engaging instruction lets you ask questions throughout the seminar. Time: 9 a.m. This seminar is approved for HRCI credit hours (California), as well as MCLE credit hours.


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Big Four accounting firm called to account for sexist ‘training’ seminar

HR Morning

Women looking to make their mark in leadership roles at Ernst & Young (EY) were given jarringly sexist professional advice during a training seminar the Big Four accounting firm sponsored last year in New Jersey. With the #MeToo movement in full swing, the women who attended the June 2018 event were told the female brain is 6% to 11% smaller than male brain, according to an exclusive report from the Huffington Post. But it declined to say if or how the seminar was changed.

Employee Wellness Surveys


It is every companies’ responsibility to preserve the health and integrity of its workforce by implementing workplace wellness programs. What is an employee wellness survey? Components of an employee wellness survey. Physical wellness – Implementation of exercise routines.

How to Attend an HR Conference (and make it worth your while) [Podcast]


Think about the last conference you attended. That’s why today’s episode is focused on how to get the most out of the HR conferences you attend. Over the course of my ten-year career I have attended dozens of conferences, seminars, and events, and I would imagine you also attend a good number of events as well.

Financial Wellness is Officially a Thing

China Gorman

What if Sue and her husband had attended financial planning seminars that had delved into how to be prepared for unexpected medical costs? What if Bob had spent time one-on-one with a financial planner every year and had an emergency fund ready to go when his family lost its house? What if Beth and Mary Ellen together had spent time with an investment advisor and as a result never bought the house they gave back to the bank because they couldn’t afford it?

Work Life Balance: Every Age Group Wants It

HR Bartender

They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. I don’t know that it means an equal 50/50 split of time. I’ll never forget the time that one of my former bosses told me I needed to come into work instead of taking care of my sick husband. Having work life balance can mean being able to attend conferences, classes, or obtain a certification that will improve our knowledge and skills.

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Employee Wellness Tip: Learn Something New


FYI : If the class is required or related to work in any way, employee time during class must be compensated. In order for time to not be compensated, classes must be generally-applied skills (not just for a particular job), attendance must not be mandatory, and employees can’t be working at all during class time. Almost everyone could use a refresher course in investing, budgeting, time management, project management, or even health and wellbeing.

Companies Need to Be Open To a New Definition of Family

HR Bartender

It’s time for organizations to recognize that. If organizations allow parents to leave work early to attend their child’s graduation, then an employee who wants to leave early because a close friend is graduating from college should be allowed the same. And wants them to enjoy time with their family, whoever that might be. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is offering two seminars in Miami next week: Mastering Your HR Generalist Role (December 5-6, 2017).

Initiate, Build & Grow Relationships in Extraordinary Times

Thrive Global

Travel in and around the continent is one of the most vital aspects of my role, as this enables me to meet other professionals, attend relevant seminars and conferences, and reinforce our industrial ties.

6 Must-Attend Events At HR Tech Conference And Expo


Here are my six must-attend events to attend while at the industry’s biggest show of the year. Marcus Buckingham, Founder of The Marcus Buckingham Company, and New York Times best-selling author will walk attendees through new and proven data-driven strategies for revitalizing engagement and performance. The post 6 Must-Attend Events At HR Tech Conference And Expo appeared first on TalentCulture. Oh my!

When Workplace Wellness is a Major Drag.


Traditional workplace health & wellness programs tend to be duds when it comes to participation and impact. Offer One Remote Workday per Week - More time with family and less time in the car can make a big impact in emotional health. Studies show that wellness programs can sometimes increase feelings of stress or job insecurity in certain people (Ex. Instead of a weightloss competition, how about participation points for attending a nutrition seminar?

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

TLNT: The Business of HR

What if Sue and her husband had attended financial planning seminars that had delved into how to be prepared for unexpected medical costs? What if Bob had spent time one-on-one with a financial planner every year and had an emergency fund ready to go when his family lost its house? What if Beth and Mary Ellen together had spent time with an investment advisor and as a result never bought the house they gave back to the bank because they couldn’t afford it?

7 Ways to Support Employees’ Engagement in their Financial Wellness


We can all appreciate how important compensation is to our overall well-being; it’s one of the reasons companies spend as much as they do on employee benefits, right? And you can use these even if you don’t have a formal financial wellness program. Companies can provide employees with a range of tools to engage them in the pursuit of financial wellness. You might want to introduce new employees to company benefits in the context of financial wellness.

Recognition for a job well done with Dorothy Gibbons

Thrive Global

Recognition for a job well done is one of the most effective ways to give feedback. But if it isn’t timely or doesn’t convey that the giver really understands the depth of the accomplishment or effort, even recognition, the best of feedback, can come across sounding lame or insincere.

How to Make Wellness Work for Your Organization


As a Registered Dietitian, Worksite Wellness Specialist, fitness instructor, and avid foodie, health and wellness touch both my work life and my personal life. Every day, I work with companies to help them build and implement wellness plans that reflect their company’s values and culture. Thanks to company-specific health initiatives, successful wellness programs come in many shapes and sizes. I like to look at wellness from a holistic view.

7 Signs it’s Time to Change Jobs

Thrive Global

When was the last time you felt your contributions were recognized by your supervisor and team members? You own a job that pays you well, great! Worker’s promotion isn’t only advantageous for workers but at the same time is profoundly urgent for the business keepers and employers.

Three Tips for Church Leaders in Weird and Crazy Times

Thrive Global

How do you lead well as a church leader in a weird and crazy world? Most church leaders were trained to lead congregations during times of relative stability. But in retrospect, it was easy compared to the times you’re in now. This time of volatility will last through 2025.

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


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.

Use Strategic Planning Techniques to Build Your Workforce Plan

HR Bartender

I had the opportunity to participate in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) seminar “ Workforce Planning: The Future of Work ”. I was really interested in taking this seminar because I think that workforce planning is going to be a key activity for organizations faced with recruiting challenges. I signed up for this seminar and blocked the time off on my calendar. Well, darn it all if life and work didn’t get in the way.

Blake D. Bauer: “Take Time and Space for Yourself”

Thrive Global

Our mental wellness is intimately connected to our emotional health. As a part of my series about the “5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness” I had the pleasure of interviewing Blake D. Lastly, I would encourage self-care time and space during the workday.

“Take care of yourself during this time.” Suzanne Sibilla and Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated

Thrive Global

Take care of yourself during this time. Get the proper rest, eat healthy, and stay physically active to stay healthy and well during this time. 6 Powerful Steps to Thriving in Uncertain Times. At the time, I was reporting to the V.P.

121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas Your Team Will Love


121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas Your Team Will Love. . Employee wellness programs have become a staple in many companies as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease employee turnover. In fact, 80% of employees at companies with robust health and wellness programs feel engaged and cared for by their employers. If you can’t get your team engaged then your wellness program ideas will quickly lose steam. Encourage nap time.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

HR Bartender

Readers of this blog know that I’m a facilitator for SHRM’s seminars. One of the seminars that I facilitate is Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organizational Strategy. In a great video that we show during the seminar, Justin Constantine, retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Every time I see this video, I’m reminded of a breakout session I attended years ago at SHRM’s Talent Conference where the speaker spent an entire hour breaking down how to read the MOS.

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.”. For its part, the airline argues that the lead plaintiff “was well aware the course was unpaid before she started”. Is attendance truly voluntary?

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015

HR Bartender

Next week, I will be attending SHRM’s Business Acumen: Integrating HR Across Operations seminar here in Fort Lauderdale. SHRM offers various seminars like this one in cities across the nation and prior to their annual conference, which is being held in Las Vegas on June 28-July 1. I’m also attending Human Capital Media’s Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Miami on April 13-15. As well as in the iTunes store. Where has the year gone?!

Women In Wellness: “It is so important to listen to other people’s stories, develop relationships, and follow up” With Evita Kunke

Thrive Global

I often spend precious time reaching out and talking to our customers. I was born in Warsaw, Poland, and when I was just a year and a half old, my parents fled what was a communist country at the time to come to the United States. Well, that’s what we thought.

8 TIPS TO BOOST Confidence at Work

Thrive Global

When you take the time to learn a new skill or piece of knowledge, you can be certain that what you’re doing is correct. You may want to look at online courses, or perhaps attend a seminar, designed to enhance your skills.

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Is it Time to Try out Some New Employee Retention Strategies?


Of course, there are stellar health benefits, 401(k) matching, and other traditional (and extremely competitive) that you can offer as well. Everything from giving employees opportunities to attend conferences and seminars to helping them learn another language to offering mentorship opportunities with senior team members all goes a long way keeping employees invested in their work and in your company. The post Is it Time to Try out Some New Employee Retention Strategies?

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Of course these are all areas that I write about here quite regularly, emphasising the connection between Internal Communication and (the rest of) Human Capital Management, which is why I’ve long been meaning to attend this event, particularly as it’s already the main event in IC practitioners’ calendars. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn.

Leadership Can’t Be Taught, but It Can Be Learned!

ATD Human Capital

I think that has been answered a long time ago: leaders are made, not born. Teaching leadership to a class of students, or even giving a seminar on leadership to executives, is about as effective in developing leaders as reading a cookbook would be in developing chefs. Too many people attend a course on leadership or an executive seminar on leadership taught by some of the best-known leaders and walk out the door more informed, but not more committed to being a leader.

People analytics and learning: Driving workforce development by delivering the right solution to the right people at the right time


Calibrated through multiple data points, these precise solutions drive business outcomes by delivering the right intervention to the right person at the right time. This is the cue for real-time learning analytics and insights. With learning analytics, the organization gains timely information and feedback on the efficacy and impact of various learning investments on individual development, organizational learning trends, and business outcomes.

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. The conference was run without press attendance to encourage authentic contribution so I cant post on the proceedings, but I would like to comment on the key topics of the agends, which were: Internal vs external ( see previous T-E-N event ). There is a fairly prevalent view around that HR is just about doing basic things well (e.g. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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People Strategies for Asia ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

I attended the Summit last year but couldn’t make it this time around. I agree leadership does need to look different there than here (and every other place as well). I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. “Errol, can you please send me the template as well.” skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing.

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Coptic Coloring In Egypt’s Painting! #AUCNext100

Thrive Global

Off campus, I had attended a Christmas celebration of a prominent Coptic Church in Zamalek, next to the former American University In Cairo hostel. Listening to the history of Coptic Christian Egypt was an auspicious time. The seminar provided great reflection.