Amy Roberts, Author at AgileHR
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Verified First, Our Background Screening Partner, Wins HRO Today Competition

Here at Agile HR, we partner with the top companies that can provide value to our clients. Here’s exciting news about how Verified First, our background screening partner, is providing new features to improve the hiring process: We’re proud to announce that our background screening partner, Verified First, was named the winner at HRO Today’s […]

Rethinking Performance Reviews Part 2: How to Develop Strengths

In our previous blog post, we discussed strategies to change performance review systems by maintaining ongoing communication with employees. It is essential that managers can initiate difficult conversations, helping to shed light on potential problems or gaps in the employee’s performance. As you maintain these conversations, it is natural to find areas where the employee […]

Rethinking Performance Reviews Part 1: How to Have Hard Conversations

Businesses across the nation are breaking the rules when it comes to performance reviews, with some executives throwing the traditional review systems out the window. In the HR industry, it has been common for companies to use the standard method of quarterly and/or annual written reviews, but professionals are now seeing that these methods might […]

Recruiting in 2018: What You Need to Know

As the New Year draws near, it is a great time to think about the ways your company is prepared for growth and success in 2018. Instead of passively waiting to see what happens in the industry, you can make changes that will have a positive impact on your company. If you are preparing to […]

Performance Conversations that Matter

How often does it happen that a manager sits down with an employee regarding a performance evaluation, but the conversation doesn’t change the behavior of the employee? Performance reviews and systems are designed to support the employee in growth and career development. But, too often these practices are implemented without the real intent behind the […]

Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know

Insurance coverage has been a hot topic this year with the new president in office. There has been a lot of discussions related to the potential changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Even though efforts have been made to change the law, many of the ACA mandates are still in place. Time will tell […]

Peer Reviews: Are You Doing It Right?

Building a strong, team-oriented workplace is essential if your business is going to thrive. So, you should be looking to implement systems where employees and managers can work together for the higher good of the company. Managers can oversee the daily activities to identify the slackers and the productive employees. But, the real information needs […]

4 Employment Pay Trends to Consider

The business world is moving faster than ever! Technology has opened up opportunities and transformed the way many companies are doing business. Are you keeping up with these changes in your business? Today, we are going to look at some of the pay trends in 2017 and how you might benefit from these options. Trend […]

Setting Employment Goals that Matter

Setting employment goals can be a challenging activity for both the employee and the employer. It is important that these goals are supportive of the individual’s interests and skills, without sacrificing the mission and results that are needed for the company. Unfortunately, workplace goals often fall to the backburner when employees are focused on the […]

5 Steps to Implement Agile Performance Management for Your Company

Does your company support an environment that provides effective development and feedback for employees? If team members are stagnating in their jobs, then you likely have turnover problems that you don’t know how to fix. Agile Performance Management might be the right solution. What is Agile Performance Management? Traditionally, performance management was focused on individual […]