Scott Schulte — April 30, 2019 — April 30, 2019 There’s a fine line between micromanaging and leaving people to their own devices. It’s important to check in regularly with employees — not because you need to monitor their every move, but because direct managers and supervisors serve as the public face of “corporate” to … Continue reading The 3 Ps of Preparing an Effective Employee One-on-One
Bob Van Rossum — December 19, 2018 Follow @BobVR — December 19, 2018 The performance review. The moment you’ve been waiting for all year is finally here; where you get to sit down with your boss and have a conversation that could very well determine the next step in your career. However, your annual performance … Continue reading Ask This, Not That: Top Questions to Ask During Your Annual Performance Review
Lena Requist — May 30, 2018 — May 30, 2018 It’s that time of the quarter again: review time. Every three months, our team reviews employees, asking for feedback from that past quarter. Each time, I stay up to read as many of them as possible. I enjoy seeing what the different teams are working … Continue reading Saving Performance Reviews: Why and How You Should Keep Them Around
Michael Heller — May 2, 2018 — May 2, 2018 The performance review meeting is over and you have all this feedback, but don’t know what to do with any of it. Little do you know, the feedback has the potential to benefit you, your coworkers and the company around you in many amazing ways. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Turn Performance Review Feedback into Goals for Improvement
Michael Heller — March 7, 2018 — March 7, 2018 What Is A Performance Review? What You’ll Learn In This Guide What a performance review is How to write performance reviews Performance review statistics & questions Performance reviews are exactly what they say they are… but how you go about them is a different story. … Continue reading Comprehensive Performance Review Tips, Questions, Examples & More
Michael Heller — February 28, 2018 — February 28, 2018 mcmurryjulie / Pixabay Yellow Light Of Performance Let’s face it, at some point we all have had that moment of panic at a stop light. We see a yellow appear and spend the next few seconds choosing to slow down and stop or speed up … Continue reading Everyone Agrees – Performance Reviews Are the Worst!
Katie Edwards — February 27, 2018 — February 27, 2018 When people hear incentive promotions, they think sales. Typically, they don’t think HR initiatives. However, these days almost anything can work to keep employees engaged with their work. If you add a bit of competition, your employees will naturally get more involved. After all, a … Continue reading Enhance Your Recognition Program With Gamification and Incentives
Michael Heller — January 5, 2018 — January 5, 2018 When it comes to giving performance feedback why wait until an annual review? Seems almost ridiculous to wait a WHOLE year to give feedback on every little thing but the crazy thing is, a lot of companies are still doing this. My question is WHY? … Continue reading How Does Real-Time Performance Feedback Improve Employee Performance?
Dave Brock — December 26, 2017 Follow @davidabrock — December 26, 2017 Monsterkoi / Pixabay Too often we think of performance and continuous improvement incorrectly. While we and our managers (who are trying to coach us) may be well intended and highly motivated, we set ourselves up for failure from the outset. One of … Continue reading The Importance of Small Changes in Improving Performance
Jason Carney — December 18, 2017 Follow @WorkSmartPEO — December 18, 2017 Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash As the holidays are in full motion, many business leaders are setting plans and strategies for the quickly approaching new year. The yearly performance review for your employees is likely one of the key items on the list. … Continue reading The Annual Performance Review: Antiquated or Necessary?