Performance Reviews

How to Remove the Top 4 Biases Found in Performance Appraisals

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Company Culture

To get employee retention right follow these simple rules

Employee retention is probably one of the most important topics you need to focus on early during the growth of your company. Although you might put most effort on recruiting and hiring new talents never forget about all the energy it takes to get this done properly.

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Manager guide: How to Write a Good Performance Review

Performance reviews are valuable for both the employer and the employee. They provide an opportunity to assess performance, goals and objectives and also to plan for the future. Yet, despite the benefits, they are almost always universally despised by both managers and their reports alike.

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How to do a Performance Review: your step-by-step guide

The performance review is a necessary part of most jobs. It is a valuable way to keep track of how an employee progresses; to take stock of their successes, as well as their failures. They are essentially just a summary of an employee’s work history over the past year

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Human Resources

Managing Performance in Agile Teams

Traditional top down annual reviews were created for static teams in which managers, peers and reports stay the same and an individual’s year long performance is assessed. The challenge for HR will be to redesign performance appraisals so they can fit these new types of teams.

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Qualities of Multi-source Feedback

Multi-source feedback is synonymous with multi-rater feedback, multi-source feedback and 360 degree feedback. Multi-source feedback was developed as an alternative to one dimensional traditional style of ‘downward reviews’ whereby they were used by managers or superiors to give feedback to their subordinates.

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Performance Management Best Practices

Implementing one of these ‘best practices’ into your company’s performance management playbook is less risky, as you can already assess the likelihood of their effectiveness. So, if you are looking for innovative processes to introduce into your company, to enable your company to attract and retain top talent, then look no further. 

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The Importance of Performance Management in Fast-Growing Companies

Contemporary performance management is so much more than performance reviews. Performance management is all about making sure your employees are happy, engaged and working towards your collective company goals. If your company is on the cusp of a period of vast growth, performance management needs to be at the forefront of your mind-set and high up your list of priorities.

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7 Components your Performance Management System must have

Selecting the solution that is right for you and your team is no small task. You need something that is quick and easy to pick up, something that integrates seamlessly into your workflow, but most importantly you need something that is effective, efficient and worth the investment; both in terms of time and money.

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The Best Type of Performance Review for your Company

This article presents an overview of each of the different styles of review processes; annual, bi-annual, quarterly, 360 degree feedback and the engagement survey. None of these are perfect as each has both pros and cons. As each business has its own unique needs, there is no ‘right’ review structure.

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3 Lessons from Google’s HR Policies

Have you ever looked in envy at an article online and seen the incredible, bright, and colourful workspaces Google’s 70,000+ employees enjoy on a daily basis? I have too…Creating innovative workspaces is only scratching the surface when it comes to Google’s revolution of Human Resources, or People Operations, as it now known. We will delve deeper to uncover what Google have done to transform its human resource processes, have one of the highest rates of employee retention in world, and have some of the happiest employees.

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