December 29, 2016

7 Game Changing Moves to Score Big on Performance Reviews

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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 loss into a victory. Use these 7 moves below to score big on performance management. 

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December 12, 2016

The Quick Performance Review Guide Every Manager Needs

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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 just as important. And, it all starts with planning.

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December 5, 2016

4 Ways to Inspire Top Performance During the Holidays

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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.

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November 22, 2016

7 Tips for Providing Effective Employee Feedback

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Feedback is something that can make or break employee performance. In fact, not providing feedback can be detrimental. Employees are two times more likely to be disengaged if they feel like they are being ignored by their manager. 

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November 15, 2016

Employee Appreciation: The Butter for Performance Management Bread

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Getting more out of an employee’s day is a top of mind subject for managers and supervisors across all industries. Facilitating an environment where motivation, engagement and productivity exists, is easier said than done! Appreciation is at the center of a great performance management plan. Recognition and gratitude for a job well done is not a nicety to be dismissed, but rather an often overlooked piece of performance management ripe with opportunity. 

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November 8, 2016

7 Benefits of Giving Gratitude to Your Employees

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We keep hearing all about communicating and engaging more with employees. Whether it be through performance-based feedback or monthly team bonding events, you should show that you’re paying attention and that you know what your employees are doing. Plus, a little appreciation never hurt anyone. The following benefits prove why engaging and showing some gratitude can help your employees and your overall organization.  

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November 1, 2016

Managing Today for more HiPo Employees Tomorrow

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Developing a culture that supports and nurtures high potential employees is not reliant on one or two simple factors. The entire context on which your business operates impacts your results. One of the most important aspects is the culture of your company – how things get done, what works and what does not work as far as behaviors go, how you give performance-based feedback and how decisions get made.

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October 25, 2016

5 Things to Look for in a Performance Coach

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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 level. Through the technique, leaders are less focused on themselves, managers connect with issues workers experience and employees continually review progress that sustains their effectiveness. Performance coaching is a step beyond training in that it provides on-the-job training to employees while inspiring advancement.

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October 17, 2016

Spooky Performance? Giving Feedback to the Sanderson Sisters in Your Organization

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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 Halloween season.

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