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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Talent Management Tips 21-30

Ginac’s Talent Management Tip #21: Be open to the idea that you could be wrong. It’s better to self-correct for the betterment of the team rather than stand for the wrong thing. Ginac’s Talent Management Tip #22: Yesterday I started my spring cleaning and it inspired a question about life.  Which relationships in your life…

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Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tips 11-20

Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tip Tip : Articulate your top 3 challenges, prioritize them, and then find a solution for each one in consecutive order. Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tip Tip : Organizations that value the “treat employees as family” tenant outperform those that don’t. Foster an environment of love, respect, and transparency and you will start…

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Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tips 1-10

Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tip #1: Most organizations think they have competencies, but they are really using basic tenets. Make sure your competencies are performance-based because if it can’t be measured, it can’t be improved. Ginac’s Workforce Excellence Tip #2:  In thinking about workforce excellence, be sure to know what benchmarks are used in your industry to…

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