Two Things You Don’t Know about 360-Degree Feedback and Should

Multi-source, or 360-degree, reviews are quickly becoming one of the most frequently utilized forms of assessments in companies. It’s surprising then that so few businesses truly understand the two most important things about them. 1) Despite the manner in which many companies use it, individual improvement is not the primary advantage of 360-degree feedback. While…

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.“  …

On Talent Reporting

PwC’s 15th Annual Global CEO Survey (2012) found that: 31% of CEO’s believe talent constraints limit their ability to innovate, 29% were unable to purse on opportunity. Thus, CEO’s want to change their talent management strategy and reporting principles. Inspired by 1939’s Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for accountants, there is a movement to standardize…

Talent Management: A Best Practice For Any New Strategic Initiative

Here at TalentGuard we sell solutions that help companies manage the talent management process—that’s no surprise. Our blog doesn’t pitch software but shares with readers best practices for talent management and tools to simplify your job. But lately we’ve realized that our prospects, and even customers, are struggling with best practices when it comes to…

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…