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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Dread Performance Appraisals? Easy Does It with Ongoing Feedback and Coaching.

Real-time feedback changes the nature of ongoing coaching and makes the dreaded performance appraisal easier and more meaningful. As we approach the middle of the year, it is time to do a check on how well you have been coaching your direct reports thus far.  How many meaningful conversations or coaching sessions have you had with your team members over the last few months?  Are you satisfied with their performance?
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SUCCESSION PLANNING

Assessing Performance for Succession Planning Made Easy

Ban the Binder Series Part 3:
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

How to Conquer Zombies and Execute on SMART Performance Goals

Wallpaper Sizes: 1024x768 1280x1024 1280x800 1600x1200 1920x1200 2560x1600 11286x8464 (printable) Feel like you are surrounded by zombies?
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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Performance Appraisal ...or on America's Got Talent

Evaluating performance is one of the most important aspects of employee performance management. In order to develop employees and keep them engaged, employees must receive performance feedback that is not only an accurate assessment of their actual performance, but also identifies both their strengths and development areas. Unfortunately, managers do not seem to have as much fun evaluating performance as Sharon Osbourne or Piers Morgan do on America's Got Talent.  Often times, managers are overwhelmed by the performance appraisal process and struggle to spend enough time on the actual appraisal of performance.
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HR SOFTWARE

HR Technology makes Employee Performance Management SMARTT

The classic research on goal setting and motivation theory states that individuals are more likely to be motivated to perform by creating their own specific goals and working toward those performance goals while receiving feedback on their progress. This theory is summarized using the anagram, SMART, which means Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound (also see our whitepaper: SMART Performance Goals).
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

In Search of the Perfect Diamond - The 4 C's of Performance Goals

Creating a balanced set of Performance Goals in the employee performance management process is a challenge for all managers....maybe even more challenging that finding the perfect diamond.
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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

360 Degree Feedback - Worth the Hard Work!

Let's be honest, receiving the results of 360 degree feedback for the first time can be a bit like walking into an "End of Season" sale.  Racks and racks of items as far as the eye can see....you might even experience a bit of vertigo!
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