Evaluations, Reviews & Appraisal

6 Steps to Great Talent Reviews

It’s great news that talent reviews have become almost universal in larger organizations, avoiding the fads that have overtaken HR processes like performance management. The fact that most companies do them, however, doesn’t mean that they’re done well. We often…

10 Commandments for Performance Discussions

I invested 38 years in the corporate world and my experience spanned a myriad of departments – to include human resources where I oversaw our leadership development program and played a critical role in personnel policy and practice. My time…

Is Your Feedback Making People Tired?

People can’t fix what they can’t see. From time to time, it’s our job as managers to see for them. By providing eye-opening feedback, we eliminate some of the tunnel vision that keeps others from recognizing their personal or professional…

The Folly of Assessing Workers On Results

Here’s a disruptive thought: “What if getting results and appraising people based on getting results are not the same? What if focusing on results is not even the best way to get them? What if it’s actually the worst?” Vadim…