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3 Reasons to Ditch Performance Appraisals for Performance Coaching

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Feb 18, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Is your company is still using formal appraisals? If so, ditch them right now and start coaching.

The term "performance appraisal" in and of itself is enough to make many employees squirm. If you're still using them to assess employee performance, it's high time to swap them for a better method - one that will actually motivate productivity and inspire growth. It's time to incorporate coaching into your performance management strategy. Here are three reasons to stop what you're doing and begin making the move to coaching right now. 

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Topics: performance management, performance coaching, performance appraisal

How To Win with Enterprise Performance Management Tools

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Feb 4, 2016 6:00:00 AM

How can you use EPM tools to unlock the true potential of your team? 

Enterprise Performance Management, or EPM, tools are revolutionizing organizations - increasing employee productivity and engagement in companies around the world. But what could it mean for your company? Read on to learn how to use these tools to the benefit of your organization.

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Topics: performance management, enterprise performance management, EPM tools

Nixing Performance Management Is Not An Option: 5 Tips for A New Approach

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Feb 2, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Traditional processes may be broken, but not having a performance management system is simply not an option. 

There has been a lot of talk lately about how ineffective and outdated traditional performance management processes have become. Management research firm CEB found that 95% of managers are dissatisfied with their companies' performance reviews. Additionally, the same report revealed that as many as 90% of human resources leaders feel their processes do not even produce accurate or reliable information. 

As an indicator of the disruption this dissatisfaction with traditional practices is causing in today's enterprises, 6% of Fortune 500 companies now report that they have done away with employee rankings, reviews or performance appraisal processes. One by one, leading businesses around the world are ditching their traditional approaches, including GE, Adobe, Accenture, Gap, Medtronic, Microsoft and Dell, just to name a few. 

With all of this talk of the death of traditional performance management, what exactly is supposed to take its place? 

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Topics: performance management

How to Keep Millennials from Quitting Over Performance Reviews

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Jan 26, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Is your performance review process prompting millennials to leave your company?

If you work with millennials - or if you are a millennial, yourself, you know that members of this generation have different expectations of the workplace than their older coworkers have had in the past. They’re more vocal about their needs, look for more opportunities for growth, hope for flexibility, and want to be rewarded for work well-done. Perhaps most importantly, though, millennials want to communicate with their managers about all of these things - regularly.

Millennials want to break the mold of the annual performance review and instead establish more constant, ongoing communication with their coworkers. Why is this important? Because businesses that don’t make this change to their employee review processes are at a high risk of losing great millennial talent - or missing out on it altogether. Here’s why, as well as what you can do about it. 

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Why Traditional Performance Reviews Make Millennials Want to Quit

Posted by Ravee Ramamoothie on Jan 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

When was the last time you didn't dread your annual performance review?

Even if you’re a star employee, the answer is probably “never.”  And it’s especially true for millennials.

In fact, in a 2015 Wakefield Research study, the dread of an annual review caused almost 25% of millennials to call in sick, and over a quarter of all survey participants have started a job hunt as a result.

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Topics: performance management, millennials

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