Organizations are only as strong as their people. By building a strong performance management strategy, your company can help its employees grow. Leadership should spend their time developing their employees instead of trying to manage them.

Determining the best path for your performance management program or choosing which trends to adapt can be a difficult decision. Whether you’re starting a new strategy or trying to modernize the one your company utilizes, this list of top articles by ClearCompany will help you get the most out of your performance management.

Are you looking for remarkable content to enhance your #PerformanceManagement? Check out @ClearCompany’s article roundup for the latest trends:

What Effective Performance Management Truly Looks Like in 2018

Maintaining effective performance management as the workplace evolves is critical to the health of any company. With an ever-evolving workplace, updating and modernizing your current plan can be just what your company needs. Keep up with the latest trends for performance management and determine which direction your strategy should take with this informative piece.

“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.”

-Simon Sinek, Author, Motivational Speaker and Organizational Consultant

Performance Management Trends: A Growing Need to Manage Contingent Labor Performance


Contingent labor is taking the workforce by storm and it’s only growing bigger. With the number of gig workers increasing in organizations, the need for management has become imminent. Discover what it takes to make workers who are always moving succeed.

“There are people that are willing to work if there is opportunity for them to work. The opportunity for staffing companies is “Can you structure work in such a way that it’s easy for people to work with you?”

-David Francis, Research Manager, Staffing Industry Analysts

DYK: 68% of contingent workers agree that contingent type work allows them to sharpen and gain skills?

Can You Spot the Latest Trends in Performance Management?

Performance management remains a challenge to organizations throughout all the changes and improvements they inevitably undergo over time. New trends are always popping up and it can be hard to keep track of them. Let's see if you are up-to-date with modern performance management. Take this quiz to find out.

“All organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things.”

-Tom Northup, Author

When Measuring Performance Management Begins to Hurt More than Help

Molding and pushing your employees is part of the performance management process. Holding performance reviews helps you gauge where these individuals stand on their goals, as well as your own goals for them. However, measuring every little thing can be harmful to the process. Determine when measuring performance management becomes too much.

“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.”

-Jack Welch, Author, Commentator, and Executive Chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute

DYK: 82% of employees appreciate receiving #feedback, regardless if it’s positive or negative, but does your feedback approach work?

Jumpstart Your Performance Management

Many managers have misconceptions about the ultimate goal of performance management. These strategies are an ongoing process designed to benchmark and improve an employee’s work level. Understand the performance management process with ClearCompany’s help.

“Difficult times disrupt your conventional ways of thinking and push you to forge better habits of thought, performance and being.”

-Robin S. Sharma, Leadership Expert

DYK: 44% of employees surveyed felt that their manager or supervisor was being dishonest during their annual performance review.

Check out what #HR professionals have to say about the latest trends in #PerformanceManagement:

This article roundup is a great way to get started on a strategy or improve the one you already have in place. If your organization needs help implementing a performance management solution, book a demo with one of our experts at ClearCompany!

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Sara Pollock
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As the head of a department in the midst of a sustained period of rapid growth, Sara has spent hundreds of hours interviewing, hiring, onboarding and assessing employees and candidates. She is passionate about sharing the best practices she has learned from both successes and failures in talent acquisition and management.

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