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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Continuous Feedback: Never Stop Talking to Your Team

  There is no doubt that continuous feedback in the workplace is a foundational strategy to boost the success of the company. This system can affect promotion decisions, compensation, and employee satisfaction. But, you need to be sure that you have a defined system in place to manage the feedback and to support your team. […]

How to Put Together an Effective Performance Appraisal Process

Performance appraisals are often a dreaded topic within a business, but there are things that you can do to change the system and transform the company culture. If you want to develop a successful team of employees, then you need to ensure that you are offering quality feedback to each individual. The only way to […]

3 Simple Ways to Boost Employee Satisfaction

Boosting employee satisfaction can have a direct impact on the success of a company, and many business owners see the value in encouraging their employees to work harder and smarter. You can’t just passively wait for an employee’s production to improve, because it is important that you take a proactive approach to develop your employees […]

How Objective PM Systems Impact Employee Growth and Performance

In business situations, employees and managers often have a poor attitude about the topic of performance management, because they don’t see the value that can be gained through a quality performance management system. They view the performance management process as a necessary event that needs to be completed, and it often is obligatory and rushed […]

Managing Employee Performance with Multiple Appraisers

In a business environment, it can be easy to make the mistake of having “tunnel vision” when it comes to managing employee performance. Sometimes, managers are focused too much on the numbers, and not enough on the employee skill sets that will help those numbers to improve. For example, the manager might be focused on […]