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Research

SAP’s North America HR head: ‘Hiring slowdown is inevitable’

January 17, 2023

Via: HRD America

Most economists agree that a recession will be declared this year, and many of the largest employers in the United States have already prepared. That’s why we’ve seen mass layoffs and hiring freezes over the past six months, especially in […]


Software

Employers unsatisfied with performance management programs: WTW

December 21, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Many employers in North America are already doing the work to improve their situations, the WTW survey found. In particular, they’re investing in ways to ensure managers effectively assess their direct reports’ performance. More than half (54%) currently ensure managers […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

3 Tools to Replace Conventional Employee Discipline

December 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

I’ve written in the past about the Same Day Summary (a brief written summary of key takeaways from a recent meeting or discussion); the No-FEAR Confrontation (first Frame the topic of conversation, then go into active listening mode to Explore […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Get an Employee Back on Track

December 14, 2022

Via: Spark

When an employee’s conduct, attitude, or performance doesn’t meet expectations, it can have a significant impact on the workplace. While it may be tempting to ignore these issues and hope they resolve on their own, without intervention, they can — […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

This tool aims to unite performance management and talent development

November 4, 2022

Via: Recruiting Headlines

Under a new agreement, clients of performance management solution provider Betterworks will have access to LinkedIn Learning’s content from within Betterworks. What does this mean for HR leaders? According to Arnaud Grunwald, chief product officer at Betterworks, this expanded offering […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing in the Age of ‘Quiet Quitting’

October 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While “quiet quitting” may mean different things, the phenomenon is generally understood to refer to employees who feel disengaged at work and no longer believe they are a meaningful part of the company or its mission. Those who quiet quit […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Viewpoint: Why Stellar Performance Should Not Justify Toxic Behavior

July 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

Many organizations suffer from “rebel” top producers—sales executives, senior leaders and even family members of the owner who act with impunity, assuming they can do no wrong. Their logic typically follows a path like this: “I generate the most revenue […]


Research

How to Conduct a Great Performance Review

July 18, 2022

Via: SHRM

Dissatisfaction with performance appraisals is pervasive. They are seen as time-consuming, demotivating, inaccurate, biased and unfair. A McKinsey survey indicates most CEOs don’t find the appraisal process in their companies helps to identify top performers, while over half of employees […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Document, Document, Document. But How?

June 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

Documenting employee actions and behaviors is a vital responsibility for managers, so much so that one leading employment attorney encourages employers to include it in managers’ job descriptions. Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, principal at Employment Practices Specialists in Pacifica, Calif., […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learn to Schedule Your Priorities

June 15, 2022

Via: SHRM

“Busy does not equal results,” admonished Julie D. Burch during her laughter-filled, standing-room-only concurrent session at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans on June 13. “It’s about [being] efficient, effective and productive” and thinking about how […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Time for Nonprofits to Revisit Performance Management and Pay Strategies

June 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

Because not-for-profit organizations’ priorities often revolve around their social missions, their organizational cultures tend to differ from those of for-profit companies, including how they approach pay. But nonprofits shouldn’t dismiss the benefits of revamping their compensation strategies to tie pay […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Preventing Proximity Bias in a Hybrid Workplace

March 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

As more companies embrace hybrid work models—featuring a mix of in-person and remote work—many people managers and HR departments are dealing with the challenges of proximity bias, which is the tendency for people in positions of authority to show favoritism […]


Workplace wellness

Covid-19 Compliance: Consider Your Employees

January 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

HR is a complex and ever-changing field. Professionals constantly need to ensure their organizations are following local and national laws and regulations. Especially during a pandemic, businesses regularly find themselves having to adapt to change. While staying up to date […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Here’s How Managers Can Help Employees Set Meaningful Goals

January 18, 2022

Via: SHRM

Annual performance goals that feel purposeful and attainable to employees can be a great motivator. But too often, goals set at the start of the year become obsolete by midyear. “No one wants to work on a goal that is […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why a Layoff Is Not an Alternative to Terminations for Cause

October 12, 2021

Via: SHRM

One of the biggest mistaken assumptions in the workplace is that companies can simply lay off their weakest performers rather than proceed with progressive discipline. In almost all cases, progressive discipline is the method of choice when dealing with substandard […]


Research

Get Rid of Performance Reviews

October 11, 2021

Via: SHRM

It’s confirmed: Many employees hate performance reviews. At the recent SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021, attendees learned that, upon receiving the annual performance review, 18 percent of women reported crying, while 25 percent of men reported doing so. Thirty-four […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Take the Fear out of Feedback

September 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

The ability to give feedback is a superpower. Little nuggets of feedback can change lives. But the word “feedback” has a negative connotation, perhaps because not many people are comfortable giving it. One mistake many managers make when giving feedback […]


Workplace wellness

5 Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

September 22, 2021

Via: SHRM

You can’t see mental health challenges, but they are happening all around you. Speaking during a session at the recent SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021, Andrea Sides Herron, SHRM-CP, told the plight of her sister, who has struggled with […]


Software

This Entrepreneur Says It’s Time for Performance Reviews to Get a Complete Makeover

April 2, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Organizations are made up of people, not tasks, not tickets, and certainly not #channels. So when looking to improve operational performance, why is there a tendency to start with “productivity tools” that focus on the outputs? This article is a […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How HR Can Make Staff Redundancies with Tact and Diplomacy

March 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic is causing leaders to navigate a broad range of interconnected issues that span from keeping their employees and customer safe, shoring up cash and liquidity, reorienting operations, and navigating complicated government support programs. Add to this the effects […]