Great employee performance reviews

How to Run a Great Annual Performance Review in Six Proven Steps

For many employees, the annual performance review is the most stressful work conversation they will have all year. For managers, this meeting is just as tense. How should you, as a manager, go about conducting an effective annual performance review? Employees all over the world dread the annual performance review. They often look to this yearly evaluation with anxiety, annoyance… Read more →

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Four Fantastic Recruiting Resolutions for 2019

The start of a new year is always a powerful time for goal setting. With the time crunch (and occasional gluttony) of the holidays over, everyone is ready to reset and look at the coming 12 months with fresh energy. For the most part, you can predict which goals pop up on the majority of resolution lists. Whether personal (eat… Read more →

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How to Successfully Introduce Regular Employee Surveys to Your Team

To get the best outcome from your regular employee surveys, you need to start with introducing them effectively to your team. The worst thing you can do is just hit send, without forewarning. This article explains. Congratulations! You’ve decided to start sending regular employee surveys to collect your teams’ attitudes on your company culture, engagement levels, happiness and other valuable… Read more →

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Understanding Conflict Behavior Strategies: The Thomas-Killmen Model

Conflict is unavoidable. In fact, on average in the United States, it is estimated that conflict can cost employers as much as $1 million a year. While conflict is unavoidable, though, this doesn’t mean that an effective resolution is out of reach. Let’s look at the Thomas-Kilmann model. The Thomas-Kilmann model is the idea that everyone thinks differently and handles… Read more →