How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

Performance Appraisals are conducted to evaluate employee performance, identify skill development needs and recognize valuable contribution of the top performers. Using a standard rating criterion in performance evaluation ensures fairness in the process. Impact of Rating Patterns of Managers in Performance Appraisals During performance reviews, every manager uniquely evaluates and scores employees on multiple performance […]

Performance Evaluation Facts To Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

Performance Evaluation Facts To Keep Millennials Engaged & Productive

By 2020, millennials will form the largest part of the entire U.S. workforce. Reports say that millennials constantly change their jobs, if they don’t feel valued or find no career growth at their current workplace. To meet their expectations, companies are trying to figure out ways to engage and retain millennial talent. Out of many […]

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

Managing Remote Employees – Some Useful Tips

In today’s global economy, companies prefer appointing employees across various locations based on business needs. Talented and skilled workers can competently meet project deadlines and work towards achieving organizational objectives, even if they are working remotely. Such remote team members not only help in saving business costs but also help increase overall productivity. Use of […]

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

“Succession Planning Doesn’t Start with People. It Starts with the Requirements of the Position.” – David Ulrich Succession Planning is a process to identify employees from within the company, for leadership or any other kind of key roles in the company. A survey conducted by National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) found that 2/3rd of […]

Infographic: Why Do We Need a Cloud-Based HR Software?

Infographic: Why Do We Need a Cloud-Based HR Software?

In today’s global economy, HR challenges affect all aspects of a business. The traditional ways of hiring, managing and retaining workforce need to be transformed to meet the business objectives. HR should be well informed and updated with the latest evolution in HR automation and aim at becoming a strategic partner in the business. Overcome […]

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Why Appreciating and Rewarding Employees is More Important Than Ever

Appreciation is a basic human need! Experts believe that praise and recognition have always been crucial in improving employee productivity, engagement and retention. Managers, HR and the leadership need to understand its significance and the positive impact it has on business growth. A simple thing, such as a shout out in a team meeting or […]

People analytics: Does Your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

People analytics: Does Your Organization Run Data-Driven Processes?

Changing human resource management to a data-driven mindset can be challenging. After all, HR intends to deal with people, not with numbers. However, being data-driven is vital for a forward moving business. Data analytics measures success of HR initiatives and helps in making well-informed decisions. 77% of managers regard people analytics as a key business […]

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

Are performance reviews making any difference in your workforce productivity? Is it even effective in optimizing an employee’s performance? Not sure? You’re not alone! Ideally, performance review is a systematic process to evaluate and document performance of an employee. If an appraisal process is designed and implemented carefully, it can help managers and HR to […]

Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Digital Transformation and the Evolution of HR Trends

Till a few years ago, human resources used to be least active in technology innovation and automation. But over time, digital transformation has empowered HR to improve the human resource processes. According to CB Insights research, HR technology industry had received more than $2 billion in investment capital in 2015. Thus, encouraging use of advanced tools […]

58% Companies Say That Performance Management Is an Ineffective Use of Time. Why?

58% Companies Say That Performance Management Is an Ineffective Use of Time. Why?

CFOs estimate that ineffective performance management processes result into thirty percent loss of company’s performance potential. And only 8% of organizations drive high value from these processes. In Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Performance Management study, 72% of organizations found their performance management process to be “some – what effective” or “not at all effective”. [Source] […]