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Three ways regular check-ins improve performance reviews

Even if your business isn’t ready to completely ditch the performance review, regular performance check-ins are a valuable addition to the performance management process. Here are a three benefits your company will experience by supplementing your review cycle with check-ins.

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How real-time feedback makes performance reviews easier

The annual performance appraisal is no longer the appropriate way to enhance today’s work environment. Instead, employees expect to receive helpful feedback straight away. By using real-time feedback and regular check-ins, you can support more consistent professional development.

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Using Google Docs for performance reviews: pros and cons

Google Docs is one of the many tools any Google account-holder can access. As a result, at some point in the performance management process, many growing HR teams have considered adopting Google Docs to support their efforts. In this article we’ll take a closer look at the tools used to complete performance reviews, and the impact this has on their efficiency.

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Four key skills successful managers have in common

Managing people is a skill that comes naturally to some, while others have to work hard to master it. Being able to assess an individual’s ability to manage others successfully, is especially important from an HR perspective. To make this simpler, we have listed the 4 key things successful managers have in common so you know what to look for in your next round of interviews.

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Five advantages of employee-driven feedback

While your department may have to kickstart your new feedback culture, what you want is for your employees to eventually take ownership. When you’ve reached the point that employees are keeping your feedback culture alive and vibrant on their own, your company will experience the full benefits:

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Performance Reviews

An expert opinion on making performance reviews more valuable

Marie Gould Harper, Program Director at the American Public University shares her opinion on how HR departments can help make the performance management process more valuable for managers and employees alike by looking at team and project outcomes, not just individual performance.

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Five things to look for when searching for a performance management system

Nowadays with so many solutions in the market, it can be difficult to know what to look for. When evaluating vendors, it’s helpful to keep at least two things in mind: a picture of what your ideal performance management solution will do for your business, and building a relationship with your vendor, as you will need their support throughout the entire process.

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Performance Reviews

How to fill out a self-assessment for your performance review

The season for performance reviews is here and you’re probably wondering what you’re going to say in your self-assessment. It encourages you to think about your accomplishments, as well as areas for improvement. If you don’t know how to write a self-assessment, we’ve put together a few examples for you.

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Human Resources

Six steps to write an RFP for a performance management system

When selecting a performance management system, the difficult part is knowing which one is right for your organization’s size, culture and needs. Writing a solid request for proposal (RFP) allows you to define your objectives, gaols, budget, key stakeholders and a well-thought out timeline before going into these conversations.

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Employee Engagement

Why People Enablement is here to stay

A new trend has emerged whereby companies and HR departments are shifting towards a more holistic People Enablement approach. Instead of a steady progression along a role-based pathway, leading organizations are shifting toward a model that empowers individuals to acquire valuable experiences, explore new roles, and continually reinvent themselves. Find out why People Enablement is here to stay.


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Human Resources

These are the top 4 HR trends for 2019

With 2018 behind us, it’s time to think about what we can look forward to in 2019. The world of work has been going through some massive changes: from the rise of the gig economy, to increasing use of artificial intelligence, and the scary fact that 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet! How can one prepare for the unknown? Before you start thinking about how you will reskill, here are the top 4 trends you should watch in 2019.

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