Upcoming Scheduled Webinars
Each month we offer a full line-up of regularly scheduled webinars with solutions for improving people skills in your organization. The monthly roster of HRDQ-U Webinars include live and pre-recorded sessions that are generally broadcast on weekdays from 2-3pm ET.
If you are not able to join us for a scheduled webinar, visit our on-demand webinar library and register to watch when it’s most convenient for you. If you miss a live event, don’t worry, most live events are available for viewing in our on-demand library within a day or two of their original air date.
Looking for even more webinars? Register and you can view our recent AND past archive webinars from our On-Demand Library.
| The Secret to Disarming Employee Excuses|
02/03/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Excuses can also arise in interactions between peers and between a team leader and a team member. In short, excuses occur in many different types of interaction situations and on an almost daily basis. Despite their frequency, few supervisors know how to handle excuses effectively. In this session, you will learn to recognize and categorize employee excuses into types and learn guidelines for responding to each type. A job aid also will be provided listing the four categories of excuses and a definition of each, sample excuse statements, and guidelines for how to respond to each type of excuse.
| Convert Classroom Activities to Engaging Virtual Activities|
02/10/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Join Cindy Huggett for this interactive webinar to help you gain new ideas and a fresh perspective on using virtual classroom platform tools. You’ll leave with a blueprint for translating classroom activities and have several ready-to-use activity ideas that can be immediately put to use in your own classes.
| Optimizing Virtual Learning|
02/17/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
During this engaging and interactive synchronous session, Keith Keating, Senior Director of GP Strategies, will be sharing best practices based on research and years of practical experience from successfully designing and delivering hundreds of virtual experiences. This session is a must for both novice and seasoned facilitators alike for all of the relevant and timely best practices and guiding principles needed today to design and deliver successfully optimized virtual learning experiences.
| The Optimistic Leader | Managing Stress and Building Resilience During Uncertain Times|
02/25/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Through the use of structured experiences and practical activities, this dynamic, engaging and interactive session invites participants to understand the science of happiness and optimism and build skills to thrive at work. Leave this webinar with a clear plan and specific skills to create an optimistic workplace right now.
| Manage UP: Amplify your Visibility, Voice and Value|
03/03/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
In this webinar you will learn key tips and strategies to help you manage up including quick and easy ways to be more visible, speak up and own your personal power. You’ll also learn what you need to do to understand your manager’s role and style.
| Fail to Learn: How to Grow your Organization through Trial, Error, and Play|
03/10/2021 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Through discussion and hands-on mini-exercises, this webinar will reveal that professional environments have a lot to learn from the commercial gaming industry, the one spot in society where failure is actually expected and encouraged. Attendees will receive case studies and ready-to-use tools for creating fail-forward approaches within their own organizations, and building a playful and fearless learning culture.
| What if Everything You Know About Personality Styles Training Is Wrong?|
03/17/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Even though DISC assessments are commonly used around the world, they regularly fail to have a lasting impact. While people are fascinated by their results, awareness doesn’t often translate into sustained behavioral change. Learn how to reinvent DISC training to make it more engaging and sticky.
| Proving the Value of Soft Skills|
03/24/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
This webinar will provide useful, practical tools to help you show the value of soft skills programs. Presented in an easy-to-understand format, this interactive session shows how to measure the business value of soft skills programs and how to calculate the ROI.
| Mousify Your Culture for Mickey Inspired Success|
04/14/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
In this Disney inspired session, Lenn Millbower, a 25 year Walt Disney World training leader and the author of the book Care Like a Mouse, reveals strategies and tactics Walt Disney World has used to align those five components throughout the organization. The result? Method that creates magic. You can then methodically align your culture and to create your own organizational magic.
| Measuring the Success of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs|
04/28/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are center stage in organizations and communities. The question is, why does it take video coverage of acts of social injustice to elevate its importance. The conversation about DE&I is not new–it’s just that DE&I is a topic on which attention ebbs and flows. Join Dr. Patti Phillips as she discusses how to measure the success of DE&I programs.
| Improv for Employee Development: Simple Activities to Increase Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning and Engagement|
05/19/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
For if you say YES to this webinar, whether you regularly lead training, are brand-new to training, or are in a leadership role and want to better support your employees who oversee talent development, you will leave feeling confident and clear on how to use improv-inspired activities to develop people’s communication and leadership skills. Plus, you will compile a variety of activities you can easily integrate into existing face-to-face and virtual training.
| Onboarding: A Virtual Path to Success!|
06/02/2021 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
In this session, William Ryan will share a process that combines tactical training targeted around the needs of a role using the 4 “C’s” +1 model that centers on constant communication, feedback, and performance measurement — all factors that impact employee retention and engagement. We’ll explore the employee lifecycle for mentoring and development and discuss how bringing people together builds the internal network and supports collaboration. Onboarding is more than a one-and-done session; it’s a process that prepares people to be successful for long-term performance.