Your Employees Want to Fire You

If things seem tense around the office and you’re not sure why, you’ll want to find out ASAP. The problem might not be your employees... Here’s the situation: Departmental productivity over the last few months has dropped. Lately, the office seems quieter than usual. Smiles are hard to find, but blank stares are abundant. You hear w...

Out with Performance Reviews, in with Performance Management

Performance reviews are often a source of dread for both labor and management, and can be a paperwork nightmare for HR and administrative staff. It’s time to move to a better model. The practice of giving performance reviews is often labor-intensive, time-consuming and stressful. To further complicate matters, traditional performance re...

The Cost of Employee Disengagement

The unfortunate fact is well more than half of employees are disengaged at work. We know employee disengagement is bad—but exactly how bad? Let's look at some statistics that should put the issue at the top of your priority list... Let's start with a few questions: How do you approach work? Is it merely a job or is it your passion...

The 4 Winners of a Successful, Dynamic Performance Strategy

In many organizations, performance management is synonymous with performance appraisal. It's time to think about performance strategy. Performance appraisal is an event that focuses primarily on two parties—the employee and the supervisor—and is structured to provide feedback regarding the employee’s perform...

3 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave

What would you do if you came to work tomorrow and over half of your staff gave their notice? According to an article I just read in Forbes, 60% of employees are currently looking for ot...

The Value of HR

Here are a few tips on how you can make sure your HR department is functioning at the highest level possible. HR can help to increase a company’s economic performance and improve overall employee satisfaction. Since the economy shifted, the role of human resource management has evolved dramatically. Prior to the economic decline, HR...