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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

8 HR KPIs That Show the Effectiveness of Performance Management

The right performance management solution can help your employees and your company reach their full potential. But how can you convince leadership of the need for quality performance management software? And how can you prove your solution is having a positive effect? The key is to move from generalities to hard data. By tracking the right human resources key performance indicators (HR KPIs), you can demonstrate the power of effective performance management.
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HR SOFTWARE

7 Steps to a Successful People Management Software Implementation

Purchasing and implementing people management software can be a major undertaking, but it’s well worth the effort. The right software can help you enhance the way you manage talent in your organization for the benefit of HR staff, managers, and employees.
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DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

Developmental Reviews vs. Performance Reviews and Why You Should Use Both

Performance management is key for helping your employees thrive in their roles and helping your organization plan for a successful future. Effective performance management involves multiple tools at your disposal. Two critical tools are developmental reviews and performance reviews. Read on to learn about the distinct roles each of these review types can play for employees and your company.
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SUCCESSION PLANNING

How to Avoid Confusion About “Potential,” “Performance,” and Other Terms in the Talent Review Process

The talent review process is an essential component of the succession planning process. In other words, you need to evaluate talent on your team to identify top performers and those who can help lead the organization to success. 
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PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

3 Expert Tricks to Identify Poor Performance Calibration

Performance ratings are an important part of how you manage talent at your company.  The accuracy and usefulness of these ratings can be compromised, though, in cases of poor performance calibration. Your employees can also become distraught or even quit if they feel their performance reviews are unfair or inaccurate. How do you know you have an organizational problem with performance calibration? We’ll look at three signs to look for and explain how to move forward.
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SUCCESSION PLANNING

Everything You Need to Know About Assessing Retention Risk in the Succession Planning Process

Staffing naturally fluctuates over time, but you can do your part to mitigate these changes. Companies that pivot to prioritize their team and its development make retention risk management an important part of their operations, and you can too. Read on to learn about how assessing retention risk in the succession planning process can help you manage talent in your organization and plan for the future. 
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DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

5 Common Reasons for Performance Issues (Plus 3 Tips to Create an Effective Performance Improvement Plan!)

In a perfect world, all employees would be top performers every day, week, quarter, and year, but we know that’s not the reality. Addressing performance issues can be an uncomfortable and daunting task for many managers, but avoiding the issue only makes it worse.
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HR SOFTWARE

8 Steps to Improve Performance Management for Distributed Teams

Having a distributed team comes with some advantages, such as broader access to talent for your company and greater flexibility for team members, but it can also present some unique challenges. HR professionals are learning firsthand that performance management is one of these areas impacted by a distributed team model.
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PERFORMANCE CALIBRATION

6 Steps for Conducting Performance Calibration Meetings

A hardworking employee in one department receives a dismal performance review from a manager with unrealistically high standards, while a struggling employee in another department gets a glowing review from an overly optimistic supervisor. How can you avoid this scenario? 
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Reasons for Leadership Derailment and 3 Ways to Address It

Great leaders help to drive organizations forward and nurture growth, development, and innovation—but what happens when a leader derails? Leadership derailment can have a negative ripple effect within a company, so organizations should take steps to confront this issue.
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