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Check It Out: WPP Convenes First Annual Shopper/Retail Conference

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

7 Mistakes Managers Make When Giving Annual Performance Reviews

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

6 Research-Backed Reasons to Rethink Your Annual Employee Evaluation

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

Here’s What Mary Meeker’s Annual Report On Internet Trends Means For The Ecommerce Industry

by Marc Hummel June 9, 2016 Follow @realmarchummelJune 9, 2016 Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report (embedded below) is an annual must-read for anyone working in digital. Here’s how the Washington Post describes the report: [The] report has become something of a rite of summer. Every year, Meeker, a leading venture capital analyst, comes up with … Continue reading Here’s What Mary Meeker’s Annual Report On Internet Trends Means For The Ecommerce Industry

Rethinking The Annual Performance Appraisal

by Jamie Nichol November 21, 2015 Follow @CultureIQNovember 21, 2015 For decades, the annual performance appraisal has been a staple of any human capital management or talent management approach. However, considering the accelerating pace of change in business today, some organizations are questioning whether the annual review is still the best way of evaluating staff … Continue reading Rethinking The Annual Performance Appraisal

Not Just an Annual Review: It’s So Much More

Julie KantorAugust 11, 2015 In my business, we consult with many interesting organizations—ranging from well-known, publically-traded companies to professional service firms, non-profits, and media giants. There are many lines of inquiry thrown around during a consulting session. Consider these: How do we evaluate performance properly? How do we handle an underperforming employee? How do we … Continue reading Not Just an Annual Review: It’s So Much More

Should We Reassess The Annual Review?

Liz KislikJuly 11, 2015 If you can’t draw a direct line from performance appraisal to performance improvement, then, seriously, what’s the point? Yet in many organizations, the definitions, criteria, and explanations for the annual review aren’t specifically pertinent to many jobs — and even if they’re clear, they don’t necessarily improve performance. Why spend so … Continue reading Should We Reassess The Annual Review?