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February 3, 2017
Performance Reviews
Are you winning employee performance management in your organization? Within the past decade, HR departments have realized the importance and effectiveness of feedback; In fact, companies who implement regular employee feedback have turnover rates that are 14.9% lower than companies where employees receive no feedback. Simple tactics and strategies can turn your company’s performance management […]...
“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” -Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol...
77% of HR execs believe performance reviews aren’t an accurate representation of employee performance. Despite this, there is a right way to complete them in order to get the most out of the process. Aside from how you provide continuous feedback to employees throughout the year, how you conduct the actual performance review is also […]...
It always feels like the holidays show up out of nowhere, rolling down the hill as if they are a giant snowball at the speed of light. Before we know it, we’re knee deep in snow and belly deep in cookies and eggnog. This fevered pace is reflected in our workplaces too....
February 1, 2017
Blog, Performance Management
Performance coaching is a rather new management technique where a series of conversations are used to enhance employee well-being and performance. The premise of performance coaching is that employee development and productivity can be boosted by setting aside time to analyze how both leadership and employees can take their skills and performance to the next […]...
The Sanderson Sisters are coming out to play this Halloween, and as a manager or department lead, you can’t let them put their spell on you. If you’re finding your performance is flying out the window on a broom, here’s how to work your own magic to keep your performance management in line during this […]...
October 11, 2016
Blog, Communication Skills
Communication is key. Whether verbal or nonverbal, you communicate with everyone you meet and it can mean a lot, especially with those we work with. ...
October 4, 2016
Blog
  Companies are very much alive, and they need to be nurtured to evolve and develop alike other living things. In order for growth to happen change must be introduced. When change is introduced, the potential for growth is limitless....
Gallup reports the US loses from $450 to $550 billion annually to those employees considered “not engaged.” That means, those poor performing employees might be making a dent in your bottom line, an idea no leader wants to think about. Every manager will meet the challenge of addressing poor performance, and it’s the approach that’s […]...
September 19, 2016
Blog, Employee Feedback
Employee feedback is one of the most important (and most under-appreciated) aspects of running a business or managing a team. When overlooked and done improperly, it can result in low employee engagement, which will affect recruitment and retention. So, if it’s so important, how do so many of us let it go to the back […]...