How to Set Key Performance Indicators for Employees (+7 Examples)

Measurement is an important tool for management as it allows you to assess the effectiveness of your (and your team’s) work, showcase the value of that work, efficiently manage resources, and focus on improving performance. Setting key performance indicators for employees provides a framework to easily track, measure, and report on their performance. Here, we’ll […]

25 Effective Self-Evaluation Examples for Performance Reviews

self evaluation

Love them or hate them, performance reviews are a fact of life for most employees. And while the process can at times feel daunting, the feedback received from performance reviews often help mold your skills and provide motivation and understanding of how you contribute to an organization’s overall goals and outcomes.  When we think of […]

Performance Review SMART Goals: 18 Examples to Drive Results

Taking a thoughtful and measured approach to performance review goals for employees increases your businesses potential for success while benefiting your employees growth and engagement. In fact, research shows performance feedback increases company profitability and employee productivity as well as decreases employee turnover.  By implementing performance review SMART goals, managers are able to deliver actionable […]

7 Tips on How to Improve Your Core HR

7 Tips on How to Improve Your Core HR

The role of an HR within a company comes with multiple functions and responsibilities. While their duties are crucial to the success of a business, the tasks are tedious, repetitive, and hectic.  With HR software, it automates the manual tasks commonly seen in HR processes. The HR team can perform more effectively while minimizing errors. […]

Tips on Tackling Tough Conversations at Work

Tip on Tackling Tough Conversations at Work

Communication is the key to a business’s success, be it with the stakeholders or the employees. Managers often have to deal with difficult conversations with employees, whether addressing poor performance or low motivation. We are here to discuss how managers can coach staff members toward a solution, approach them with empathy, and offer ongoing assistance. […]

The Pros And Cons Of 360° Performance Reviews For Your Employees, Teams And Managers

The Pros And Cons Of 360° Performance Reviews For Your Employees, Teams And Managers

With work-from-home (WFH) much more common than before, and more employees on remote and hybrid working arrangements, the need to rework the performance review process have been apparent for many companies. And the 360° performance review has emerged as the way forward in a post COVID-19 work environment, for many good reasons. It involves gathering […]

How Managers Can Help Low-Performing Employees?

10 Ways to Help your Low-Performing Employees

The 80/20 Pareto’s principle explains that 80% of the results come from 20% of the employees in talent management. However, an organization should build robust systems that can make every employee a high performer. In every company, there is a section of employees who perform below average expectations due to various reasons. That could be […]

4 Common Performance Appraisal Biases (and Tips to Avoid Them)

Performance Appraisal Biases

Recognition is a top tier motivation among employees, and higher employee engagement can increase company profitability by as much as 22%. Amid the busy schedules and long to-do lists for HR teams, performance appraisals are a consistent opportunity for managers to recognize and engage their employees.  Performance appraisals are meant to provide an unbiased, objective […]

The Importance of 1-on-1 Meetings

The importance of 1-1 meetings

1-on-1 meetings allow you to establish a relationship built on trust with your peers and allow you to give positive or constructive feedback in a much better way. According to a survey, 75% of managers said that they discussed development and growth in 1-on-1 meetings. The primary reason is that employees are more likely to […]