For first-time leaders, finding the right support early in their transition to a new role can make the difference between failing and thriving.Read more
There are several reasons that pressure to eliminate or make significant process changes to performance appraisals has built up over tha last several years. Among the reasons that this topic has reached a boiling point is the much documented dislike by all parties involved.Read more
It is August and I’m sure many of you are busy working on mid-year reviews. If you are anything like me, you loathe this process, where you are forced to offer feedback confined in a company matrix and spend more time filling out forms and going through long approval processes than actually talking to your employees. I think we’d all be better off without the formal processes and instead putting our energy toward continuous coaching. However, I know as well as anyone that we don’t always have a choice as many companies require this, so for those of you are that are working through this now, here are some suggestions to make this process a little more meaningful for yourself and most importantly, your team.Read more
There have been countless articles written in the last couple of years about companies that have changed their entire performance management system. Their new systems might not all look exactly alike, but they all seem to have the following things in common:
- Performance discussions/reviews are entirely separate from compensation discussions.
- There are no more performance ratings or forced rankings