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If you dread your performance review each year, you’re not alone. In fact, people have been fearful of them for decades. Here’s a brief history of the traditional performance review and why they’re so demotivating.
For years, other departments have been using big data to drive business decisions. Finance, marketing and sales teams (among others) use analytics to uncover opportunities for improvement. Now, HR can finally catch up. Here’s how you can measure “people data” in your organization.
Our CEO, Vip Sandhir, sat down with HR.BLR.com to discuss all things employee engagement. He talks about why it has emerged as a top priority for organizations, what strategies HR can implement to increase it and how organizations can take the first steps toward improvement.
Many companies conduct an annual survey and make a handful of changes, they value employee feedback. The reality is that surveys should be much more frequent. Gathering employee feedback is part of a greater mission that constantly improves the company.
It’s awards season and believe it or not, HR can actually learn something from the Oscars and Grammy’s. They’re reinventing the traditional approach to their awards shows in an attempt to better engage their audiences. HR can rethink traditional approaches to better connect with employees.
It’s performance review time at many companies so here’s a look at what’s good and what’s bad about the process. Recognizing good work can sometimes encourage other employees to perform better; but those stacked rankings are usually demotivating for your workforce.
Creating a better company culture can start with the very first candidate interview. Here are some of the questions to ask if you’re interested in finding people who will be a cultural fit. Here’s a hint: ask them what they do outside of the office.