Tag: performance

Research, Software

Putting Humanity into HR Compliance: Doing Performance Reviews Better

March 12, 2019


Many companies are replacing annual performance reviews with quarterly evaluations. And those of us who have suffered through bad annual reviews can appreciate why more frequent—and clear—performance talks get better results. Many years ago, I received my first annual performance […]

Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

The Only Way to Change Performance Management is to Stop Doing This

March 11, 2019

Via: HR Examiner

8 Tips for Moving to the Continuous Performance Management Model Making superficial adjustments to performance management (PM) perpetuates a 20th-century system that continues to disappoint employees, managers, organizational leadership, and HR. If you’re like me, you’ve learned that the continual […]

Good case practices, Workplace wellness

5 Tips to Protect Your Productivity and Your Performance

March 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Carmen is a new hire with lots of potential. Her last employer described her as a star performer, even right out of college. “She can handle anything,” her previous manager raved. “Whatever we threw at her she accomplished—and she did […]

Research, Software

Be Careful: Gamification at Work Can Go Very Wrong

February 28, 2019


Gamification is becoming known as a valuable technique that can change behavior and incentivize higher productivity, but HR managers should know that gamifying the workplace only succeeds when the game is thoughtfully designed to create many winners. Introducing the mechanics […]

Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Help Employees Keep Their Wellness Resolutions Past January

February 14, 2019


New Year’s resolutions made at the top of the year, including employees’ personal health and wellness goals, inevitably start to fade as the year progresses. Workplace wellness programs, however, when aligned with personal goals, can recharge employees’ commitments to healthier […]

Research, Software

7 Policies to Update in Your 2019 Employee Handbook

January 15, 2019


Handbooks are a key asset for communicating company policies and promoting fairness and consistency in the workplace, and ever-evolving federal, state and local laws make routinely reviewing and updating handbooks critical for employers. 2018 proved to be a busy year, […]

Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Performance Management: Balancing Recognition and Impact as an HR Leader

December 28, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Performance management is like Internet access: essential to the daily operation of any business but taken for granted until it stops working. While everyone understands why you need consistent and high-quality broadband, the obvious benefits of good performance management often […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Leaders Can Improve Their Emotional Intelligence

December 7, 2018

Via: Workforce

Building a company is hard. But the most successful founders and CEOs have one thing in common. In fact, this characteristic is so important that I have never seen a leader be truly successful without it. That characteristic is emotional […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Employee retention

New study highlights power of performance management systems

November 22, 2018

Via: HR Morning

A recent study out of the UK has great takeaways for HR pros across the globe on the use and effectiveness of performance management (PM) systems. London-based Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) shared research showing that, where PM systems […]

Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Make it Easy for Your Employees to Vote

November 5, 2018

Via: Evil HR Lady

While early voting and mail-in ballots are common in many locations, tomorrow, November 6, is the real deal: voting day. As an employer, what are your responsibilities to your employees and their right to vote? Don’t tell your employees how […]