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Performance Management vs. Performance Appraisal | ClearCompany

Mid-year performance reviews, also called performance appraisals, are routine practice for many organizations. Conducting performance reviews is an ...
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Identifying and Managing the Root Cause of Poor Employee Performance

This article on employee performance and performance management was updated in October 2020.
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The 10 Most Common Employee Performance Review Fails & How to Fix Them

This article on employee review fails was updated in October of 2020. Some employees find reviews to be frustrating and a waste of time; even anxiety provoking in some cases. In fact, according to this study on performance reviews, 22% of full-time, U.S. employees surveyed said they’ve called in sick because they were anxious about receiving their reviews. Employers see performance reviews as just another item on their compliance checklist. We want to change the way employers and employees alike, are viewing 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? Performance Review Tip: Coach your managers (and remind yourself) that performance reviews, while exhausting and all-encompassing to you, are important and kind of a big deal to your employees. They want to feel valued and focused on. Schedule your reviews so you can refresh your coffee, take a walk, and have some downtime in between.
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Best Practices for Creating an Employee Performance Review Program

This article was originally published on December 30, 2019. It has since been updated as of September 24, 2020. Nowadays, the term “performance review” inspires chills in the spines of managers and executives alike. The practice has become a bit taboo as more and more reports express just how little they’re appreciated and even how they hinder the productivity and satisfaction of employees.
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