Beyond the annual review, performance management should include ongoing feedback, goal-setting, coaching, strengths-based development, and recognition and rewards – and managers must be held accountable for these outcomes. Learn how performance management can be integrated with strategic organizational goals, rewards and recognition programs, and development and succession plans. With the help of performance management systems and social technology, you can make performance management part of day-to-day leadership.
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Throughout my career, I’ve dabbled in the world of “new employee orientation.” I’ve shown really boring slides, helped new-hires decipher a myriad of insurance options, given office tours, and scheduled “meet-n-greets” with other employees and leaders. All of these activities have resulted in varying levels of effectiveness.
An in-depth look at how businesses use key data surrounding their main asset – personnel.Read more
I grew up in a rural Virginia town in the home of my maternal grandparents. There was a garden adjacent to the house that my grandfather put a lot of energy into, cultivating it so we could have fresh vegetables. He used a pitchfork to hurl out things out that were of no use to the nurturance of the soil, or pitched those things that provided crop growth enhancement.
Being a boss has never been easy, but in the last few years it seems to have gotten even harder. Today, we ask our leaders to be a combination of paradoxes: decisive but thoughtful; change managers but status quo protectors; honest but diplomatic.
The future of work has changed due to a series of market disruptions that have thrust Human Capital Management (HCM) into a curious position of attention. According to Shawn Price, president of SuccessFactors, responsible for the end-to-end ...Read more
I am always interested in reading about leadership and selection issues from a different perspective. As in any field, HR can become an echo chamber of the same ideas without generating much new thought. With that in mind, I was fascinated by this article about interviewing and cultural fit. Don’t be scared off because it’s from an academic journal of sociology. The writing is straightforward and you don’t need to be a sociologist to follow it.
An HCI Podcast based on the Webcast, "The Talent Mobility Lifecycle" on 6/27/2013. Shelli Hendricks, Senior Leadership Development Consultant at Chevron, joins us to discuss the biggest issue in Talent Mobility today, some methods ...Read more
Interviewing is the most common element in hiring, but organizations – large and small – employ widely different approaches as they strive to hire the best people. The organizations that do interviewing well see improvements in culture, day-to-day practices, and even their bottom line.