Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]

How To Manage Your Employees The Way You Manage Your Money

How To Manage Your Employees The Way You Manage Your Money

According to a Harvard Business Review study, only 15% of the company’s workforce are difference makers. That means, roughly only 1 out of 7 employees is a real player! Well, the “Star” employee is not the subject matter here, it’s the remaining six! Companies face various issues when it comes to overall company efficiency, and […]

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Should 360 Reviews Be Part Of Performance Management Process

Is your team facing challenges in achieving performance goals? Are your team members aware of the skills and behaviours desired in an organization? If so, a 360 Degree assessment can be a powerful tool to bring positive change within your organization. 360 review or multi-rater feedback as it’s commonly known, solicits feedback from multiple sources […]

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 […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Performance Management Software aligns employees for a Not-For-Profit

Case Study: Empxtrack Performance Management Software aligns employees for a Not-For-Profit

This case is about a not-for-profit organization in the US with 110 employees. It describes the challenges that the organization faced and the solution to make the performance management process accurate and more useful to the management. Challenges The leadership believed that their organization’s customers were not being served effectively and while most employees were […]

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

Recently, the news of Adobe, SAP, Microsoft and other Fortune 500 companies eliminating annual performance reviews has been doing rounds in the HR world. The traditional annual performance appraisals are fundamentally flawed with unclear employee goals, irregular feedbacks and no employee recognition programs. It’s true that these once-in-a-year assessments do not improve employee performance, and […]

360-Degree Feedback – A Holistic View to Employee Performance

360-Degree Feedback – A Holistic View to Employee Performance

When performance feedback is collected from all the people included in an employee’s work circle, it is said to have a well-rounded multi-rater performance review. In 360-degree feedback process, an employer seeks feedback from multiple sources to get reviews on an individual’s behavior and performance. Employee performance feedback is a well thought process to evaluate […]

HR Lesson: How to Avoid Performance Appraisal Challenges

HR Lesson: How to Avoid Performance Appraisal Challenges

A performance appraisal is a periodic evaluation of employees’ performance. An effective appraisal process encourages continuous feedback, training and praise to nurture workforce. Before you go further, take a look at how John is appraised in a manual appraisal process. “John is an intelligent and hard-working software developer in a mid-size organization. In the absence […]

Why Annual Performance Appraisal Fails & How to Save Them

Why Annual Performance Appraisal Fails & How to Save Them

Annual performance appraisals are conducted to evaluate yearly performance standards of employees. Appraisal is the most important milestone in an employee’s journey of achieving work goals. Many organizational objectives are integrated with employee goals as employee appraisal measures productivity, economic performance and profitability in an organization. Well-structured performance evaluations allow managers to identify top, average […]

Performance Appraisal Checklist for HR Leaders

Performance Appraisal Checklist for HR Leaders

Any successful performance appraisal is a result of carefully planned objectives and their evaluation. A strategically created performance appraisal checklist is another thing in common that adds more value to employee reviews. Just filling out performance evaluation forms, reviewing their work achievements and discussing everything in an annual meeting – are not enough. For HR […]