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The 10 Most Common Employee Review Fails

Posted by Afton Funk

Sep 2, 2014 11:00:00 AM



Employees find reviews to be a waste of time and frustrating; sometimes even enough to cause anxiety. Employers see performance reviews as just another checklist item on their compliance list. We want to change the way that employers and employees alike, view the employee review process. Employee reviews are a compliance issue for us all; they have to get done. So how can managers turn this ship around when employees and your management team already have a bad taste in their mouths from employee reviews?

Topics: Employee Review, Performance Management, Performance Management System

Meetings: The Duct Tape of Workplace Communication

Posted by Sara Pollock

Aug 28, 2014 9:30:00 AM


A survey revealed that 67% of meetings are considered by executives to be a failure. Meetings are intended as a productivity booster, a coming together to accomplish objectives, a “let’s get on the same page” gathering. So why are they considered the black hole of time in just about every workplace?

Topics: Productivity, Workplace Communication, Meetings

7 Statistics that Will Change Your Mind About Talent Forecasting

Posted by Afton Funk

Aug 27, 2014 9:30:00 AM


The workforce is changing, and likely so are your talent needs. The Boomers are trickling out, while the Millennials are pouring in, the tech sector is booming, and nearly everyone is having trouble getting their hands on candidates with the right skills. Proactive recruiting tactics are now more important than ever, and here’s why…

Topics: Recruiting Software, Hiring, Performance Management, Talent Forecasting, Workforce Planning, Talent Pipelines

How Well Do You Know Your Workforce?

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Aug 26, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Are you a part of the oblivious mass of leaders living in a land where attraction, retention and engagement are a problem in everyone else’s organizations, but not yours? While you’re not alone, that’s not where you want to be. The idea that what you don’t know can’t hurt you has no place in running a workforce.

Topics: Employee Turnover, Employee Engagement, Performance Review, Transparency, Performance Management, Employee Development

Are Your Antiquated Management Methods Holding You Back?

Posted by Afton Funk

Aug 21, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Everyone is dogging on the annual review, we get it, they certainly haven’t proven to be as effective as organizational leaders once thought. However, there is a lot more room for improvement where traditional reviews are concerned, outside of their frequency. Traditional reviews are an antiquated part of corporate history that needs a total overhaul.

Topics: Performance Reviews, Performance Management, Performance Metrics, Performance Management System, Performance Tracking