How To Move From Annual To Quarterly Appraisals (And Why You Should Do It)

Posted by Andy Dilks on Nov 1, 2019 11:29:30 AM

If you want your business to be competitive and constantly evolving, annual performance appraisals may no longer be up to the task. Companies seeking to compete in an increasingly dynamic and fast-paced environment are discovering that regular feedback between management and employees is essential.

Let's take a closer look at some of the key advantages to quarterly performance appraisals, as well as how your company can make the transition from annual reviews to regular feedback smooth and efficient.

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Performance Appraisals: A Guide To Understanding Scoring Formats

Posted by Andy Dilks on Oct 24, 2019 3:24:42 PM

Scoring formats can provide the backbone of an effective performance management system, aiding managers and business owners in their evaluations of employees and helping them to make important decisions regarding promotions and future hiring requirements.

Choosing the right system for your company can seem like navigating your way through a minefield. Here's a handy guide to the fundamentals of appraisal scoring formats to help you determine the best course of action for your company.

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What Questions to Ask During a Performance Check-In

Posted by Andy Dilks on Oct 23, 2019 2:43:35 PM

Relying solely on annual appraisals has long been a thing of the past. The most effective performance management systems ensure that regular appraisals are a fundamental aspect of their management processes.

Asking the right performance check-in questions can help to maximize productivity and identify clear obstacles towards employees' goals, as well as improving manager-employee relationships and offering an opportunity for creative input.

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26 Must-See Performance Management Statistics

Posted by Andy Dilks on Oct 16, 2019 9:34:03 AM

While it may be true that performance should never be measured by data alone, statistics can still be a great way of capturing an overview of current performance management trends and sentiments in the workplace.

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4 Dos and 4 Don'ts When Setting Performance Management Goals

Posted by Andy Dilks on Oct 15, 2019 9:14:37 AM

One of the key foundations of good performance management is setting clear goals, clarifying the expectations a company has of its employees while crafting the targets to ensure their time is most effectively spent on the things which matter the most.

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7 Performance Management Problems You Need To Avoid

Posted by Andy Dilks on Oct 8, 2019 11:44:41 AM

Effective performance management can motivate better performance from employees, combining interconnected tools and processes in a fluid and adaptable manner in order to meet the ever-changing requirements of a company. Failure to adhere to the key principles and develop an effect management system, however, can lead to a divergence in the goals and aspirations of the company and its staff.

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How To Deal With Underperforming Employees

Posted by Andy Dilks on Sep 23, 2019 2:36:45 PM

Dealing with underperforming employees – and potentially facing the unpleasant task of firing them – is something few managers enjoy doing. It can be a painful process requiring some tough conversations, but left unchecked it can create a wide range of issues and have a detrimental effect on your company's overall performance.

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10 Tips for Delivering Effective Employee Feedback

Posted by Andy Dilks on Sep 18, 2019 10:19:44 AM

Giving effective feedback should be a core component of any company's culture. Done right, feedback can transform an under-performing employee into an A player; but get it wrong and both star and struggling performers can fall by the wayside.

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How To Manage Performance The Google Way

Posted by Andy Dilks on Sep 16, 2019 12:01:10 PM

When you think of a company the size of Google, it's easy to assume that their performance management systems are complex affairs designed to deal with a wide variety of departments and roles.

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What Is Employee Performance Management?

Posted by Andy Dilks on Sep 11, 2019 2:28:56 PM

The effectiveness of performance management system can make the difference between a company of top performing employees delivering goals, and a failing company where under-performers weigh the team down. What constitutes great performance management has undergone a number of radical shifts over the last few years, with traditional annual appraisals coming under fire and regular feedback becoming increasingly commonplace.

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