Category Archives: Employee Management

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Understanding Different Types of Leadership Skills

Posted on August 27, 2018
Successful leaders share many characteristics, but they also possess their own unique qualities. It is not in spite of these differences that leaders become successful—rather, it is because they recognize and retain these individual traits that they excel. By leveraging their unique talents and skill sets, they become great assets to their companies. Here, we’ll take a look at different types of leadership skills and how they can be leveraged. ...Read More

10 Ways To Engage Employees & Boost Their Work Performance

Posted on May 28, 2018
Are your employees truly engaged at work? Gallup reports that only 32% of U.S. workers were engaged in 2015, and even more startling, only 13% of workers worldwide were engaged. Harvard Business Review states that since 2000, less than one-third of U.S. workers have been engaged in their job. Clearly this is an ongoing problem that cannot be ignored. Unengaged workers underperform in comparison to their engaged counterparts, they negatively affect the company’s bottom ...Read More

What Should Be Included in a Good Performance Management System?

Posted on April 19, 2018
Everything in your business rides on performance. You can’t get to any element of success without some measure of performance factoring into it, and performance hinges on employee engagement. It all works together. So, what does the perfect performance management system look like? What elements do you need to ensure optimal success? Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report put employee engagement at the forefront of job performance. The results ...Read More
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10 Benefits Of 360 Degree Feedback

Posted on March 26, 2018
Many companies across the world take advantage of the 360 degree training process. The reason it's so popular is because it's easy to put in place, you can use it for many industries, and it's affordable. It's also incredibly effective for performance management and improvement.   Some benefits may be hard to quantify while others will have a definitive impact on your bottom line. But what exactly is it? What Is ...Read More

For Leaders: 10 Tips On Receiving Feedback Effectively

Posted on March 15, 2018
Everyone can benefit from feedback now and then. Nobody has all the answers and it certainly helps to see things from a variety of perspectives. Good, relevant feedback can help good leaders become great and that can make them a very powerful force in your organization. However, getting feedback is one thing – receiving it is another.When you know how to receive feedback and apply it, it can be transforming. Constructive criticism ...Read More
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How To Get Honest Feedback From Your Employees

Posted on February 15, 2018
When you're in management, getting honest feedback from employees can be tough. It can even seem impossible. No one wants to offend the boss, so suggestions and complaints may be whispered and talked about among the employees. But, they rarely see the light of day in the manager’s office. The problem is, those things need to be discussed. Managers need to hear about good things and about the things that ...Read More
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Why You Should Not Use 360 Degree Performance Feedback For Appraisals

Posted on January 29, 2018
As we charge through the age of analytics and instant feedback, many old systems, tools and processes are falling by the wayside. The standard annual performance review is one of the victims being claimed and, for many organizations, it’s being replaced by a solution called the 360 degree performance appraisal - also known as a performance review. The reason for this shift is that companies are seeking more productivity, efficiency ...Read More
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Types Of 360 Degree Feedback

Posted on July 26, 2017
So, you organization is interested in 360 degree feedback training? There’s a variety of directions you can go with it - there are a range of assessments and training programs at your fingertips via the web.  You can also design a 360 degree feedback training program that meets the specific needs of your company. Here, we'll delve into the various applications for 360 degree feedback tools, but first let's look ...Read More
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10 Employee Strengths Every Employer Is Looking For

Posted on June 13, 2017
Generally, we write for business owners and human resources personnel. Not this time. This article is for people searching for a promising job or who want to move up the ranks in their current company. In either situation, the question always arises... What are business owners and HR looking for? Also, what are the employee strengths they seek? Every eager worker wants a quick list of “hints” to help them in the quest to ...Read More

How To Provide Effective Feedback Thru Employee Evaluation [Examples]

Posted on June 5, 2017
Every supervisor should consider how to best evaluate their employees. For most, you probably can't help but think about it. But the next step is actually going about it.  Once you embark on a deliberate program of assessing your employees, questions will begin to arise: Will the evaluation be a numerical rating scale?Do you want your employees to have more of a formative observation with feedback?Will your organization’s employee evaluation be ...Read More