Welcome back to the ClearCompany Goals series! This month we’re talking all about goals and how to use them to drive your company and your employees to engaged and productive success. At ClearCompany, we believe that identifying goals, aligning goals and creating employee performance goal (link to previous goals article) (linked to business outcomes) is a core focus of Talent Management and HR.Keep Reading
We’re glad you joined us on our ClearCompany goals series. Last time, we discussed just how to align goals with your employees. If you haven’t read the goal alignment post: Why Goal Alignment is About More Than Just Software, we covered understanding employee goals through transparency, how to collect and track that information with a culture of transparency and how to communicate the organizational goals to employees to give their daily work meaning and increase productivity.
Most of the time when we approach goals, we do it from a corporate angle. After all, that makes the most sense. The reason you hire people is to reach the organizational goals of the company. It’s why they get a paycheck, says traditional thinking.
But we know today that engagement skyrockets and employees are more fulfilled (and productive) when they understand those organization goals. This means executives (and let’s be honest, HR executives and middle management) must be equipped to communicate goals to their employees to help with aligning corporate goals. This means three key things...