Tag: Performance Management

2014 Performance Management Survey Results—What Are Supervisors’ Most Common PA Errors?

Supervisors’ Role in Performance Appraisals Management’s top responsibilities when it comes to performance evaluations are writing evaluations of their direct reports for 85.6% of survey participants, followed closely by setting goals for/with employees for 78.3%, conducting review meetings for 75.3%, and coaching employees for improved performance for 75.3%. Finishing out the field is reviewing evaluations […]

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Performance Management Survey Result—How Do You Measure Up?

How Well Do You Measure Performance? Regarding the way their organization conducts performance appraisals, a hefty 75.2% rate their organization as average or above. Details: How well? Percent of Participants Excellent 2.1% Above average 21.9% Average 51.2% Below Average, Needs Improvement, or Terrible 24.8% What Performance Appraisals Measure Overall performance is measured by 80.7% of […]

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Infographic: 2014 employee performance appraisal practices

In a new 2014 BLR Performance Management survey, 76% of 1,481 survey participants rate their employer’s performance appraisals with a grade of “C” or lower. Nearly half of survey participants said that their organization ties employee evaluations to most salary increases. The most common reason cited for not linking the two together was to focus […]

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Training Programs—What’s Happening in the Real World?

Please participate in our brief survey and see how what you are doing for training stacks up against what other successful companies are doing. We’ll get answers to these questions and more: How often do your employees receive training? What kind of training is conducted? What specific topics is training offered on? What are the […]

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Best Defense Against Leave Fraud? Continuous Performance

Continuous Performance Management Is Your Best Potential Defense Always start dealing with the productivity or performance issue, says Eyres. Let the employee bring up the disability. Eyres, who is managing partner of Eyres Law Group, LLP, offered her tips at a recent BLR-sponsored webinar. Consider the following, she says: Employees should not be genuinely surprised […]

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Best Defense Against Leave Fraud? Continuous Performance Management

In yesterday’s Advisor, Attorney Patricia Eyres briefed us on dealing with employees’ chronic health conditions. Today, we present her tips on managing those employees’ performances, plus an introduction to the all-things-HR-in-one-place website, HR.BLR.com. Continuous Performance Management Is Your Best Potential Defense Always start dealing with the productivity or performance issue, says Eyres. Let the employee […]

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Performance Management: Do’s and Don’ts in the Real World

Makris, senior counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, and Rhoma Young, of the HR consulting firm Rhoma Young & Associates, offered tips for ensuring that performance appraisals are used legally and effectively. Their suggestions came in a recent BLR®/HR Hero® audio conference. From a legal perspective, performance appraisals are important because they can help defend […]

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Retirement Benefits 2014—What’s Really Happening?

Please participate in our brief survey and see how what you are doing stacks up against what other successful companies are doing. We’ll get answers to these questions and more: What’s your company’s 401k match level? What changes are you making with pensions and 401(k) plans? What types of retirement/savings/investment plans do you offer? How […]

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Healthcare Benefits—What’s Really Happening in 2014?

Please participate in our brief survey and see how what you are doing stacks up against what other successful companies are doing. We’ll get answers to these questions and more: How do 2014 plans compare to 2013? How are businesses dealing with the ACA? What types of health insurance plans are being offered in 2014? […]

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Recruiting and Retention—What’s Working in the Real World?

Please participate in our brief survey and see how what you are doing stacks up against what other successful companies are doing. We’ll get answers to these questions and more: What sources yield the best candidates? How is online recruiting working out? Which recruiting software works best? How much are you willing to negotiate salary […]

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