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During this Thanksgiving Season, be the role model for recognition and appreciation!

This week is the Thanksgiving Holiday in the United States. It’s a good time for leaders to step back from the hustle and bustle and reflect on how they have thanked their teams for their hard work and contributions. Thanksgiving…

2 comments on “Traditional Performance Management Doesn’t Work Any More. Try this…”

Traditional Performance Management Doesn’t Work Any More. Try this…

GE, Ford, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and other well-known companies put “up or out” performance management systems in place in the 1980s. These systems rated employees on results and behaviors, and the ratings were used to make decisions about employee potential. …

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The real key to employee retention may surprise you

Last week, TINYpulse, the employee survey and engagement company, released its latest report on retention. Employee engagement in the United States and around the globe has been rather anemic—and for a long time! When Gallup released its State of the…

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Employee engagement remains anemic. Here are nine ways to fix it!

During the past weeks, we have seen headlines declaring continued anemic scores for employee engagement. Other headlines have predicted small base pay increases for 2016. TINYpulse, the B2B employee survey company published the results of their latest employee engagement survey…

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Should your employees complete self-assessments? Here’s a better approach.

Many organizations believe that self-assessments are effective because they allow employees to inform management of their accomplishments and developmental needs. Unfortunately, self-assessments do not meet those expectations. The research on self-assessments[i] shows that they have low validity and high variability.…

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Six steps to increasing employee engagement and enhancing your bottom line

Are your employees engaged? Employee engagement is the level of emotional commitment employees have to your organization, its purpose, its culture and goals. Providing jobs with good working conditions, competitive pay, good relationships and security will help you “satisfy” a…