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3 Reasons Millennials Hate Your Performance Review

New research on performance management shows that the traditional performance review is failing millennials. It’s too infrequent, it’s too impersonal and it doesn’t feel valuable to them. However, when done properly, the feedback managers give to their millennial employees can promote positive change and career growth. Today’s post is by Michael Bungay Stanier, author of […]

Are You Being Too Nice as a Manager?

Being nice to your team members to spare their feelings can actually cause bigger issues than you might expect. You’re doing them a disservice if you’re not providing clear, actionable feedback they need to improve their performance. Today’s post is by Janet Britcher, author of Zoom Leadership: Change Your Focus, Change Your Insights (CLICK HERE […]

Leadership Tips for Turning Around a Slacker’s Performance

Do you have a Slacker on your team who isn’t pulling their weight?  Your leadership challenge with them is unlocking their motivation.  They have the talent.  You have to get them to apply it! The following is an excerpt from Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (you can […]

Enhancing the Employee Coaching Experience

As companies look for ways to which they can both attract new employees and retain talented workers already on staff, job coaching strategies have taken on a renewed focus. Today’s post is by Sean Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer at HireNami. Employees want to feel like they’re given the opportunity to be properly assessed […]

Optimizing Supervisor Training for Business Success

The ongoing, effective coaching, training and managing of supervisors should be a part of every organization’s performance management program Today’s post is by Marta Moakley, JD, MA, Legal Editor at XpertHR. Conscientious employers emphasize comprehensive supervisor training in order to minimize the organization’s overall liability risks. However, the depth and breadth of supervisor training options […]

Building the Bonds of a High-Performing Team

We’d all love to lead a high-performing team. The good news is there are several deliberate steps you can take to bring in the right people, strengthen the bonds between them, and build trust among them. If you can do all that, you’re well on your way to having a high-performing team. You think you’re […]