Yes, it is that time of the year again when several companies will begin the process of the mid-year performance review. Managers and employees will spend a large amount of time and effort reviewing the previous six months’ performance against competencies, goals and objectives. The cost of this exercise not to mention the lost revenue opportunities or cost savings in earlier months now become a reality. All too little too late.
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