Meaning, Happiness and Engagement: Why it Matters at Work
Leaders in the 21st century face immense challenges with regard to harnessing workforce energy. This session will focus on the latest work and research conducted in the field of Leadership, Happiness and Neuropsychology to identify how Authentic leaders are able to marshal energy and deploy this effectively in a way which is distinctive and impactful.
The session will identify the critical approaches which are applied by successful leaders to achieve high performance and to maximise engagement. Rani Bains will draw on the latest research and practical examples to outline the self management and leadership approaches which "make the difference that counts." .
RecordedNov 4 201546 mins
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Presented by members of the VR/AR Association, a global industry group that has over 3900+ companies and universities registered and working together on best practices, guidelines, and standards. VR & AR is now used to train staff at companies like Walmart. Attend to learn more!
Employee Engagement Pulse Surveys are critical to every employee engagement strategy. During this webinar, DecisionWise's President, Greg Zippi, along with David L. Mason, Director of I/O Psychology explore the benefits of using frequent pulse surveys as part of your employee listening strategy.
Topics for discussion
1. Defining the different types of employee surveys
2. Proper use of pulse surveys
3. How to avoid survey fatigue
4. How technology improvements allow you to have a pulse on your overall employee engagement
5. How scientific questions with a statistical process can increase clarity around pulse survey response
6. A short demonstration of the DecisionWise pulse survey tools
As President of DecisionWise, Greg Zippi is responsible for all client-facing aspects of the business including product development, marketing, sales and delivery. In addition, he oversees all strategic business development initiatives.
Dr. David Mason
David is an experienced Consultant and leads the I/O Psychology and Data Science learning and curriculum efforts at DecisionWise, and is responsible for the design of our training, facilitation, and workshops. He leads sessions throughout the world on employee engagement and workplace learning. Having completed a Ph.D. in Psychology at Columbia University, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in Psychology at Brigham Young University, Dr. Mason turns his understanding of adult learning and psychology into business concepts, working with numerous businesses and academic institutions. Prior to joining DecisionWise, David taught in the Department of Cognitive, Perceptual, and Brain Sciences at University College London. In addition to Dr. Mason’s strong presentation and facilitation skills, DecisionWise often taps into his extensive knowledge of statistics and research in developing and evaluating assessments.
DecisionWise will help you understand how to create an engaged workforce. This is the age of the employee, and the majority of organizations are failing to meet their employee's expectations, why?
The authors of the best selling book The Employee Experience will share best practices for improving the employee experience and creating engaged employees in your organization.
What you can expect to learn:
--What are the different contracts we make with our employees can lead to expectation misalignment.
--The difference between the Employee Experience and Employee Engagement
--Company maturity impacts your employee experience strategy.
--Market trends that may impact the employee experience
All attendees will receive a free book signed by the authors.
Dr. Tracy Maylett: Tracy's business, coaching, and consulting background extends over a period of two decades and across five continents.Tracy is the Chief Executive Officer of DecisionWise, and is responsible for guiding the overall strategy of DecisionWise, as well as leading large-scale change efforts for clients throughout the globe.
Matt Wride, JD:As DecisionWise’s Chief Operating Officer and executive consultant, Matt oversees the company’s operations, as well as its finance, legal, and administrative functions. He consults with executives around the globe on creating employee engagement at the organizational, team, and individual levels.
Kelly Ireland | Laura Fucci | Jocelyn DeGance Graham | Sandy Atwell
How can women best position themselves to navigate today's digital workplace, grow their sphere of influence and maximize career growth. This interactive Webcam Panel session in the "Women in Tech" series showcases the journeys of inspirational women who have advanced their careers in tech in innovative and standout ways.
- Sandy Atwell, Board of Directors, UCX and VP of Business Development, Calgary Scientific
- Kelly Ireland, CEO and Founder of CB Technologies
- Laura Fucci, CIO of City of Henderson
- Jocelyn DeGance Graham, Founder, CloudNOW
Brad Phillips, Director of Client Strategy, JD Palatine
It’s impossible to retain top talent if they never make it onboard!
Over one third of employers report losing candidates because of a bad background screening process. In a competitive labor market, even the slightest hitch in the hiring process can lead to a poor candidate experience and lost hires. In contrast, well implemented background screens can improve the candidate experience, reduce risky hires, and lead to reduced turnover.
You will learn:
-Why background screening is critical to the candidate experience
-What to look for when selecting and implementing a background screening provider
-How background screening can impact your overall employer brand and improve retention rates
In a global market that can be quick to change and volatile diverse skills and ideas are needed more than ever. However when faced with over 200 applicants or more for just two roles, time constraints and efficiency needed to whittle candidates down can lead to organisations missing these hidden qualities. Changing the way we recruit can be risky, but small changes in how we attract, select and interact with potential talent can make a difference long term. In this introductory webinar, suggestions about how to do this will be made and discussed.
Paul Matthews, Managing Director, People Alchemy Ltd
If you train people, but don’t proactively manage the transfer of that learning into the workflow, you are wasting your money. And yet so few organisations manage learning transfer well, if at all. It is the elephant in the room. Learn how to ‘see’ the elephant, and then how to manage learning transfer so you get a better return on your training/learning investment.
Christian Nielson, Principal Consultant, DecisionWise
Receive HRCI and SHRM credit for attending.
During this webinar we’ll share the best methods for preparing, administering, and rolling out the results from your employee engagement survey based on over 20 years of experience conducting surveys around the world. We’ll also identify the most common mistakes organizations make when conducting an employee engagement survey and how to avoid them.
During this webinar we will cover the following topics:
6 anchor questions that measure employee engagement
How to achieve high participation
Ensuring confidentiality to collect honest feedback
3 common survey administration mistakes
Effective ways to roll out the results
Training managers to conduct action planning meetings
Holding leaders accountable to improve engagement
About the Presenter: Christian Nielson is a Principal Consultant at DecisionWise and leads a team of consultants who conduct engagement surveys for clients around the world. He is an expert on how to conduct employee surveys and get the most from the results.
Deb Calvert, Executive Coach & President of People First Productivity Solutions
Don't exacerbate turnover issues or risk losing skilled talent by giving up too soon on under-performers. Instead, take a look at these root causes for a lackluster performance and turn this situation around.Your colleagues and business partners will become more engaged and elevate their performance when you take this approach.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
-The cost associated with Disengaged Employees
-The 3 levels of Employee (Dis)-Engagement
-How to identify disengaged employees
-Leadership techniques to energize your workforce and prevent employee disengagement
When recruiting people do you look for skills or potential? Talent is something that needs to be honed and continually developed and skills can always be learnt and improved. In an ever changing world organisations need people who can be flexible, continually learn and are able to take new ideas forward quickly. In short attracting people with a growth mindset and therefore learning potential will ensure your organisation is future fit. But even that’s not enough, you need to stand out against other companies as the place to work, a place where people will not only grow but be happy too.
Jenni Stone, MHRM, PHR, SHRM-CP Partner, HR Director-HR Shield, Robin Quale Sr. Talent Acquisition Advisor-Malwarebytes
“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”- Jim Collins, Good to Great
Not that long ago, talent acquisition was referred to as the recruiting department – with no more responsibility than reviewing resumes, screening candidates, and organizing candidate interviews. The phrase “talent acquisition” is now mainstream and widely accepted by companies of all sizes.
Now you and your organization, your employee brand ambassadors, have a story to tell, one that draws people to your organization now, and in the future, so what’s YOUR STORY?
This presentation will identify how individual communication impacts the brand, how brands communicate and what it all means for recruiting and employer branding. This session will demonstrate how to utilize the best search engines and sourcing tools available today to find biographical information as well as lists of names of top talent on the web. We will explore a variety of search tools as well as essential techniques for leveraging social media sites to attract and locate the candidates that you need to fill your toughest requisitions.
There is a broad end-to-end focus needed; one which stretches from building a strategic employment brand, through sourcing and recruiting, all the way to onboarding top people.
Planning and Strategizing
Segmenting the Workforce
Creating, Validating and Maintaining an Employment Brand
Managing and Cultivating Candidate Relationships
This webinar will include research and strategies that are the most effective in retaining and attracting top talent into your organization. Hot topics will be covered such as counter offers, training, and rewards programs.
With the competition for talent increasing and skills gaps widening, the ability to attract qualified candidates, and retain them once hired, has become a game-changer. For companies to stake out a competitive edge in talent acquisition, a firm understanding of the latest market trends and solutions available is integral to a successful talent acquisition process – identifying, engaging, hiring and retaining the talent they need.
How you recruit and treat your candidates is the best way to start engagement on the right foot. The talk includes how the candidate experience has effects on engagement. It also will include tips for HR managers and Recruiters to work together on the best engagement practices.
Michael Quinn, Head of US Sales and Operations, Jobbio
Within this talk we will explore how technology has fundamentally shifted the jobseeker landscape for younger demographics (millennial x,y and z). We will also touch on how new online and mobile models, can help save time, cut recruitment costs, while still ensuring the attraction of the best talent.
Key questions addressed:
-How is the Millennial Job Seeker different to its predecessors?
-How do you use new channels to engage talent?
-Are there better ways to present, connect and engage?
-How to stop wasting time and money on irrelevant applications?
-Once connected, how do I ensure I utilise the information?
-Where does mobile fit in the my hiring process?
-How can I move from paper application to digital?
Spend an hour with George Kinder as he leads a group meditation and discusses how to continue developing a mindfulness practice for yourself. There will be time for Q&A and discussion.
Can’t Miss Takeaways -
- You will:Learn the daily practice of Mindfulness and how it delivers practical benefits.
- Have access to an audio guide to a daily Mindfulness practice.
- Receive a free on-line copy of George Kinder’s book, Transforming Suffering into Wisdom: Mindfulness and The Art of Inner Listening.
Fletcher Wimbush, CEO & Lead Executive Recruiter of The Hire Talent
Improving workplace productivity starts with getting the right people on your team and eliminating the wrong ones. Furthermore, preventing problem generator candidates from joining your organization in the first place is accomplished through performance-based hiring, strategic interviewing, including thorough reference checking, and utilizing pre-hire assessments.
Our expertise will teach you to identify and get rid of the toxic employees on your team through performance management so that you can replace them with top performers. We also show you how combining effective reference checking from previous direct supervisors and pre-employment assessment tests give you the greatest likelihood of preventing problem employees from being hired thereby automatically increasing workplace productivity.
Trends and Best Practices for Human Resource professionals
This BrightTALK Channel features useful content for human resources professionals. Presentations will cover employment and labor law, emerging media trends, training, onboarding, and employee engagement.