Category: Feedback

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Mastering the Art of Negative Feedback

April 9, 2018


As director of people operations at Gem, a Los Angeles-based blockchain technology company, Madeline Mann regularly has walk-and-talks along the Venice Beach boardwalk with each of the firm’s 20 local employees. During these informal chats, employees divulged that they often […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Forget their Weaknesses, Improve their Strengths to gain

April 2, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

It is a general consensus these days that performance appraisal is broken. Managers hate to deliver them, employees hate to get them and HR is just tired of dealing with all the moaning and groaning associated with them. The general […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Employee Experience Designer: The New Role of HR

March 22, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The role of HR is undergoing a transformation. Where HR traditionally focused on compliance and risk management, over the past few decades, with the growth of culture-forward companies, it’s evolved to encompass the entire experience. HR managers are now, arguably, […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Give ‘Thank You’ and ‘I Know’ a Rest

February 7, 2018

Via: Ere Media

I did a piece a while back on how “thank you” can wear out its welcome in the workplace, and come off as insincere if overused. The law of diminishing returns says that the longer you rely on something for […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Get Ready to Hear About Continuous Listening

February 1, 2018

Via: HR Hero

One of the biggest roadblocks to a healthy employee experience is feeling like your voice isn’t heard. We all want to know that our opinions and viewpoints matter and, in the grand scheme of things, we all want to know […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

HR 101: What to Do When Performance Goes Bad

December 8, 2017

Via: Ere Media

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand; you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable. If an […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Feedback

10 Commandments for Performance Discussions

November 30, 2017

Via: Ere Media

I invested 38 years in the corporate world and my experience spanned a myriad of departments – to include human resources where I oversaw our leadership development program and played a critical role in personnel policy and practice. My time […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

7 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Own Feedback

November 3, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Your feedback session was letter perfect. You said everything you wanted to say. You gave examples. You were constructive. You asked your employee for their point of view. They agreed with your points. You checked off all the boxes. So […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

How to Deliver Negative Feedback at Work

October 27, 2017

Via: TalentSpace Blog

The goal of any negative or corrective feedback conversation is change, not punishment. If employees feel they are being punished then they will assume that they are being “performance managed” out of the organization. That creates disengagement, which impacts performance. […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Stop! You’re Demoralizing Employees With Reviews! And Frequency Isn’t the Reason.

October 12, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

The annual employee review is antiquated. While some companies are making changes and conducting them on a regular basis, many employees still say they’re deeply flawed. In fact, a January survey by Adobe found that 72 percent of the 1,500 […]