Human Resources Recorded Webinars
(Part 3 of Straight Talk 2010: Communicating with Your Staff, Your Teams, Your Boss)
Learn to more effectively calibrate your own expectations with those of your boss in the areas of ownership, initiative and sense of urgency. Explore the best way to disagree with your boss about work-related decisions and examine the best approach to presenting solutions or opportunities to your boss.
(Part 1 of Straight Talk 2010: Communicating with Your Staff, Your Teams, Your Boss)
Explore the most significant challenges people managers face with staff including employee motivation and productivity; building trust and fostering open dialogue; assessing the appropriate leadership approach for a given employee; honing performance feedback skills; and helping derailed employees get back on track.
(Part 2 of Straight Talk 2010: Communicating with Your Staff, Your Teams, Your Boss)
Review the natural evolution of teams by exploring the dynamics and traits common to high performing teams. Learn how to assess your team’s current level of effectiveness; accelerate trust-building; facilitate increased accountability and healthy debate; and examine best practices for managing teams during times of transition.
Writing performance evaluations and coaching employees through performance problems are among the most challenging parts of any manager’s job. Gain valuable information about legal and other aspects of the process, including effectively applying coaching strategies and implementing a termination process legally and ethically.
(Part 3 of 3, Executive Suite: Planning for Leadership Transition)
Building leadership throughout the museum not only plays a role in good succession planning but also contributes significantly to building organizational capacity and to strengthening the museum field. In this webinar, explore generational shifts in the workplace; the higher-order skills required to manage nonprofit organizations; and the range of opportunities that help create a culture that invests in, inspires and rewards leadership.
This webinar addresses strategies, ideas and skill sets you can acquire and employ in managing programs, projects and people up, down and across your institution. The program introduces basic management characteristics, followed by specific and practical tips for managing and communicating effectively, including being a goal-oriented leader, communicating effectively, managing expectations, and getting/giving feedback.
Explore how to create volunteer opportunities for Baby Boomers, manage senior docents, identify and utilize family volunteers, and create access for hearing impaired volunteers and visitors.
(Part of series, Straight Talk: Museums Rising to the Financial Challenge)
Gain insight into how best to contemplate/conduct necessary staff reductions; how to get and keep the right employees in the right jobs; assist employees and volunteers to grieve the loss of their missing colleagues; and move forward in the best interest of the institution. Employees whose positions are eliminated will be better able to shape their futures and build on their own strengths.
This program addresses key elements of a volunteer program infrastructure including: purpose, planning/updating, job design for managers and volunteers, policies and procedures, and assessment of volunteers and the program. Presenters guide participants through analysis of a volunteer program, and frame the volunteer program strategic plan, goals and metrics for continuous improvement.
This webinar addresses key elements of recruiting, selecting and placing volunteers, from resources and strategies for articulating the benefits of volunteering and recruiting for diversity; to background checks, interviewing and placing volunteers, and saying “no.”