Dead Man Walking: The Annual Performance Review

Type “annual performance review” in Google right now. Standing in stark contrast to the paid ad at the top of the page touting the value of one vendor’s performance appraisal solution, you will find link after link to articles like Huffington Post’s “The Annual Performance Review: #FAIL”, Businessweek’s “The Annual Performance Review: Worthless Corporate Ritual”,…

The Hire That You’re Having Trouble Finding Is Just Down The Hall

Most CEOs agree that finding internal talent with the right skills to fill open positions is an on-going challenge. TalentGuard’s Talent Finder allows talent management decision-makers to: Set criteria for a specific skills, experiences, and qualifications needed by the organization for a job role, rotation, project or initiative Intelligently identify employees who are best matches…

Why should you master the art of career coaching?

As a human resource professional, you can differentiate yourself with the skills and training to help your employees meet their professional goals. TalentGuard’s Professional in Career Management (PCM) Certification Course accomplishes this by giving you real world hands-on training that shows employees you are an accomplished career management expert: Employee development programs Career management programs…

Wishing on a Star

One of my friends Laura Ruth Jacks, co-founder of Gorgeous Millie, made a post about her youngest son inquiring about why his wishes hadn’t yet come true and she wanted to maintain the magic. As I read her post, It reminded me of what it’s like to be an entrepreneur and how I feel everyday…

January Webinar: Encouraging Year-round Adoption and Engagement of the Performance Management Process

You’ve researched. You’ve planned. You’ve launched the ideal Performance Management Process! But have you adequately prepared your management team to achieve the best outcome? Do your employees understand how performance management benefits their career and do managers understand the right way to handle the feedback loop all year? Without adoption and engagement from managers and…