The Best Type of Performance Review for your Company

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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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Translating People Analytics Into Human Stories

In HR we have a tendency to get lost in People Analytics and forget to share the human story that this data tells. Storytelling is an effective tool that can help you humanize and communicate your information to audiences at any level of your organization.

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Get better at work

How to Deal with Poor Performers

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand, you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable. If an employee is not stepping up to the mark, as a manager, you must take the appropriate actions to encourage change.

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How to Objectively Review an Employee's Performance

What is good performance, and how do I measure it? This article creates ‘key indicators’ which demonstrate the value, and performance of each individual employee. If you work in sales, this type of performance measurement is easy, as the question becomes: have they met their targets for this month/quarter, etc.? If you do not work in sales then the question becomes somewhat cloudier.

 

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Top 3 Apps to Boost Employee Communication

The modern world of work is fluid and ever changing, with ‘agile’ solutions being required to solve contemporary problems. Work habits are changing as Millennials are demanding not only different working environments; with standing desks and cubicle-less, open planned work spaces; but also innovative technologies and solutions to keep them engaged, and to aid them in improving their overall employee experience. Consequently, this has made the work of internal and corporate communications professionals considerably more demanding.

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Employee engagement

Employee Loyalty is the New NPS

Net Promoter Score® or NPS® was developed as a means to measure customer loyalty more quickly and accurately. Attracting a high number of customers is great in the short run, but loyalty is what will help your company grow exponentially in the long run. What is only recently being realized is that HR departments can also use NPS to gauge employee loyalty.

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Agile Performance Management

Agile Performance Management is “a collaborative, continuous feedback and development practice that is steadily replacing traditional performance management. Traditional performance management has proven to be insufficient to assess an employee's contribution”. The need for Agile Performance Management arose as a result of the fast-paced, ever changing work environment in which we find ourselves.

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Create the Ultimate Employee Experience with These 5 Tools

At this game changing moment, HR leaders need to open their mindsets to new ways of designing processes to create a totally customized and unique experience. The great thing is you won’t have to leave your organization to acquire the new skills you need. Here are five things you can learn from other departments:

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