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…

Looking For Leaders? Grow It Internally!

Our guest author, Kyle Lagunas, HR Analyst at SoftwareAdvice.com, reports on important trends, best practices, and technology in human resources and talent management.   Companies need to change the way they are sourcing leadership talent. Rather than look outward when a leader is needed, they should instead continuously look inward to identify candidates with leadership…

Succession Planning Mistakes

Top 4 Succession Planning Mistakes We hear this a lot, “Our succession planning process rewards the ‘popular’ over the ‘competent.’ We are losing our best people because nobody at the top knows who they are.” A succession planning strategy shouldn’t be put in place the moment you lose one of your top executives or when high potential employees are threatening to leave.…

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…