Performance Review Questions to Ask Your Employees

 Managers don’t necessarily have a knack for management. In fact, a surprising amount of leaders in the workforce are placed in leadership positions ...
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Take the Hassle out of Performance Reviews with These Tips

Many HR professionals and managers have endured the dreaded once-a-year hassle of employee performance reviews for decades. For a lot of companies, it doesn’t look like annual reviews are changing anytime soon. In recent years, however, some businesses are beginning to realize that the once-a-year performance review model doesn’t actually work for their culture or their employees.
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5 Tips To Conducting Better Performance Reviews

Often managers, executives and HR professionals feel anxious about conducting performance reviews. While a performance review may prove challenging for some managers, these discussions are valuable for strengthening bonds with A-players and getting underperforming employees back on track. This also presents a perfect time for leaders to check in on their employees and test their engagement levels as well as get an idea of how employees feel they are performing. 43% of highly engaged employees receive feedback at least once a week, so the need for a solid performance review process is evident.
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How to Craft a Better Performance Appraisal

The performance appraisal isn't the most popular part of an employee’s job. Though companies around the world commit to them every year, 45% of employees think they are a complete waste of time.
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What Actually Makes a HiPo Employee High-Performing?

The following article was originally posted in June of 2015 discussing high performing employees. Since then, it has recently been updated with new stats and information as of January 2017. Want more information on HiPo employees and their performance? Take a look at these related articles: What You Can Do to Attract HiPo Candidates Quality of Hire: So Much More Than a Metric Don't Let Stranger Things Happen to Your Hiring Process You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn’t want a high performer, as long as they were amicable and weren’t too high maintenance. But what defines a HiPo? What makes them work better than everyone else? How can you keep these high performers from leaving and make sure their performance qualities infect the whole company?
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A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Performance Management [Part 4]

   “The employee performance appraisal is an underperforming, periodic business process that is loathed by both employees and managers alike. Historically linked to the annual salary review, performance appraisals often focus on HR-driven criteria for skills and competencies rather than business outcomes. The human resources management (HRM) technology solutions offered by leading vendors are typically built around this dysfunctional paradigm.” - Forrester Research, Inc. report, “Disrupt the Employee Performance Process to Align with Business and Customer Outcomes.” (July 2, 2014)
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5 HR Game-Changers That You Need to Know About, Yesterday

  Everything about the Human Resources department has changed drastically in the last decade, and the evolution is still going on. The HR tech arms race, as some experts have called it, can be an intense one to keep up in. New and improved technologies are consistently hitting the market. The following are what we’re looking at right now as the game-changers in HR.
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