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 […]

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 […]

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] […]

Facing Trouble in employee time tracking? Get an Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Tool

Facing Trouble in employee time tracking? Get an Intuitive, Easy-to-Use Tool

Project managers often find it challenging to keep track of how many hours their team members have spent on each task. Managing people becomes a lot easier if you can measure what you are managing. Why do organizations need timesheets? Timesheets provide accurate information about the employees’ time spent on each project and activity. In […]

Want to be a good manager? Don’t let these challenges affect you!

Want to be a good manager? Don’t let these challenges affect you!

The role of a manager has always been demanding and ever evolving. Managers enable their team members to achieve their goals, maintain high levels of productivity, and ensure a focused and aligned effort. Multiple responsibilities and continually changing workplace trends, make the work of a manager more challenging than that of an employee working for the […]

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

HR Statistics for Human Resource Management

2017 predictions, trends and statistics associated with human resource management are all in. Like each year, HR leaders are reviewing the main challenges, priorities and trends before predicting what will change in the year ahead. Human resource management is a process to manage people within an organization. Since employees are the most valuable asset for […]