Meredith Wholley — March 12, 2020 With annual performance reviews wrapped up and Quarter 1 well underway, it is time to look ahead at the year and capitalize on opportunities for professional development. Performance discussions open the conversation between leaders and employees, but continual conversations are how real changes are implemented in real-time. What is … Continue reading Annual Performance Discussions Are Over. Now What?
Tamra Chandler — November 15, 2019 This is my fourth blog in this series (you can find the first three on this topic here: blog one, blog two, and blog three). Let’s review. It’s past time to fix feedback and restore to its rightful place as a powerful and valuable tool for good. We must … Continue reading This Isn’t Feedback: A Critique of the Annual Review
Elizabeth Williams — January 28, 2019 Follow @bizmkter — January 28, 2019 Last time we looked at the five stages of employee survey grief. This is the part where the executive team grapples with the discomfort of learning that, despite all kinds of warm intent, the employees are really no more “engaged” than last year. … Continue reading Why You Need to Kill Your Annual Employee Survey
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
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?
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
Dog Vs. Cat Search Data Shows Major Gap In Annual Income, Behavior by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, August 4, 2017 Search data pulled from top pet supply websites during the month of June 2017 provides brands with insight into how they should tailor their advertising messages toward cat owners versus dog owners. It’s … Continue reading Dog Vs. Cat Search Data Shows Major Gap In Annual Income, Behavior
Julie Winkle Giulioni — July 3, 2017 Follow @julie_wg — July 3, 2017 The annual performance appraisal might be among the most reviled of time-honored workplace traditions. And it makes sense. Managers must invest countless hours in a process that endeavors to boil a year’s worth of a human being’s contribution down to a series … Continue reading If Not the Annual Performance Appraisal, Then What?
Alan Hart — May 16, 2017 — May 16, 2017 How different functions in the company have different views on the process In all but the smallest companies, there are quite a few people involved in the annual budget preparation. While finance generally owns the process, every division and department in the company has something … Continue reading What Does the Annual Budget Mean to You?
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