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
Check It Out: WPP Convenes First Annual Future Of Shopper/Retail Conference by Steve McClellan @mp_mcclellan, March 10, 2017 Speaking at WPP’s first annual Checkout conference in San Francisco last week, Kiran Mani, managing director of retail for Google, offered some striking statistics about the changing retail landscape, including the fact that foot traffic in U.S. … Continue reading Check It Out: WPP Convenes First Annual Shopper/Retail Conference
Mark Faggiano — February 7, 2017 — February 7, 2017 If you’re a brand new store owner or even a seasoned veteran, your daily goal is to keep the lights on and product shipping. With so many other more pressing issues on your mind, it’s easy to defer sales tax to a later date. But … Continue reading Give Your Business an Annual Sales Tax Checkup
Ali Robins — January 10, 2017 — January 10, 2017 It’s no secret that annual performance reviews are not eagerly anticipated by managers or employees. For managers, it’s a ton of work to prepare, and for employees, it’s very nerve-racking. I was so anxious about my first annual performance review that I actually contemplated calling … Continue reading 7 Mistakes Managers Make When Giving Annual Performance Reviews
by George DicksonSeptember 26, 2016 Everyone hates annual employee evaluations, but I don’t think that’s a big secret. Many employees dread their upcoming evaluation for weeks or months in advance — and whether they’re willing to admit it or not — most managers hate employee evaluations as much or more than employees do. But everyone … Continue reading 6 Research-Backed Reasons to Rethink Your Annual Employee Evaluation