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?
Michael Heller — December 18, 2017 — December 18, 2017 Tumisu / Pixabay Nobody has ever said they love giving or doing performance reviews. If they have, they lied. They are downright dreadful and sometimes, when you’re a manager they can seem stressful and complicated, now just imagine what your employees think of them. Yes, … Continue reading Build the Ultimate Performance Review Process
Michael Heller — August 30, 2017 — August 30, 2017 PatternPictures / Pixabay It’s easy enough to read article after article of performance review tips, tricks and advice, but the truth is every company and situation requires a different approach. Even if a new technique for better performance management is needed, the same tactic doesn’t … Continue reading 6 Effective Performance Review Examples from the Best Companies
Ali Robins — August 13, 2017 — August 13, 2017 Despite the annual review occurring only once a year, its looming presence has lasting, residual effects on employees’ day-to-day mentality. More often than not, it infects the culture of an organization. It generates a mindset in employees that dictates the way they work, focused on … Continue reading Why We Got Rid Of The Annual Review, For Good
Sourov De — June 28, 2017 — June 28, 2017 geralt / Pixabay To be a successful company you need to have a system for evaluating employee performance. There also needs to be a process for providing feedback to an employee. At most companies, a performance review serves these purposes. We don’t do performance reviews … Continue reading Have Career Conversations, Not Performance Reviews
Maren Hogan — May 26, 2017 Follow @marenhogan— May 26, 2017 We all know there are right and wrong ways to build performance culture. While we’ve done an amazing job of building performance culture from scratch here at Red Branch Media, I’ve got a couple of things going in my favor: 1) We’re still really … Continue reading Performance Reviews, Hollywood Style
Michael Heller — April 14, 2017 — April 14, 2017 It’s that time of year again. Performance reviews are coming back around and it seems to be the talk of the office. It’s the year-end event that many look forward to (or possibly dread), but the problem many companies face is the event of it … Continue reading Turning Performance Reviews into a Process, Not an Event
Michael Heller — March 22, 2017 — March 22, 2017 Performance management is one of the biggest discussions among HR professionals right now. Annual performance reviews are being debated on how to transform them into something that serves both managers and employees. Many companies are deciding to ditch the annual review process, while others are … Continue reading Annual Performance Review Predictions for 2017