Collaborative Performance Management—Humanize Your Culture

Life is about building bridges, not walls. This applies to the workplace, too. If performance management is the ongoing process of creating a work environment that enables people to perform to the best of their abilities, then collaborative performance management is working together to achieve and realize a shared goal or goals. How do you…

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Upcoming WebCast: Here’s How To Make Performance Management Work

Register for the TalentGuard Webcast and learn from the experts about how to build a smarter performance management strategy. Date: June 7 at 12 CST Chasing down employees and managers to complete reviews is not only maddening, it’s grossly inefficient. Human resources, managers and employees spend countless hours completing performance appraisals only to file them…

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Making Performance Management More Manageable and Less Maddening.

Current performance management processes are ineffective. Here are the top seven criticisms of traditional annual reviews and what organizations can do to improve this critical talent management process.    Static, Stand-Alone and Historic EventMost performance reviews are completed annually with the focus geared toward capturing progress and feedback on the previous year’s accomplishments. This information typically…

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How Mature Is Your Talent Management Process?

How Mature Is Your Talent Management Process? The foundations of talent management that underpin these activities are often formed by a combination of resources, such as role profiles, HR databases, training and development provisions, internal/external coaches and mentors, executive search functions, and the data kept and maintained in a responsible manner (in line with data…

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Linking Cascading Goals to Employee Performance Management and Development Planning Improves Engagement

Linking Cascading Goals to Employee Performance Management and Development Planning Improves Engagement By Linda Ginac, CEO of TalentGuard An employees performance appraisal is often conducted without regard to corporate business needs and goals. Unclear goals and misalignment of enterprise efforts can limit both organizational and individual performance, resulting in reduced engagement levels. Seldom do organizations…

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Succession Planning & the Butterfly Effect

Steve Jobs’ departure from Apple and the subsequent criticism for the company’s lack of transparency to its investors has put the importance of succession planning best practices into the spotlight.  However, it is important to remember that succession planning is not just for CEO’s.  Succession management programs implemented throughout an organization ensure continuity for key…

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5 Common Mistakes Made in IDP Planning

5 Common Mistakes Made in IDP Planning Companies must create a culture that encourages career and skill development of employees.  Planning for continuous employee development must be anchored to mission-critical competencies as well as the goals and mission of the organization.  If you are establishing or improving your performance management process, take stock of the…

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