Showing one’s true colors – a career development approach to performance management

Why are you conducting performance reviews the same way you did five years ago? To help improve employee performance? To increase productivity? To reward top performers? To check a box? You’re not alone. A recent survey showed that over 90% companies are still doing traditional performance reviews. So if everyone’s still doing it that way…

WEBINAR AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD | 5 Shades of Grading: How Inconsistencies in Performance Reviews Cause Turnover

Our latest webinar, 5 Shades of Grading: How Inconsistencies in Performance Reviews Cause Turnover, is now available online.         What people are saying:   “This is one of the more informative and relatable seminars that I have attended in a long time. It is wonderful to know and share this information.“  …

Why Raising Salaries Isn’t the Sure Cure for Your Employee Retention Problem

Guest blogging for TalentGuard is author, Eric Chester, on a simple way to boost retention by giving employees a compelling reason to stay. There are limits to the extent an employer will go to keep an employee happy, even when the employee is a top performer or in one of those almost-impossible-to-replace positions. But unless they…

MARCH WEBINAR | FIVE SHADES OF GRADING: How Inconsistencies in Performance Reviews Cause Turnover

Employees across the board will tell you that performance reviews are a painful exercise. These outdated methods of appraising an employee’s accomplishments are an uncomfortable experience for the reviewee and the reviewer alike. One reason is that employee appraisals are subjective; managers do not always rate an employee’s performance on objective criteria. Where one manager…