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Evaluating the performance appraisal system for salary planning

By on Oct 5, 2017 in Blog, Performance Management, Reward and Recognition | 0 comments

Evaluating the performance appraisal system for salary planning

In our last post, we recognized that October often marks the beginning of salary budget planning for the next year and shared merit increase expectations for 2018.  We also mentioned that many organizations are moving away from the traditional performance appraisal process to better reward employee performance.  One way to change your performance review system […]

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Common causes of workplace conflict

By on Aug 29, 2017 in Blog, Communication, Performance Management | 0 comments

Common causes of workplace conflict

Conflicts in the workplace can be uncomfortable for everyone and lead to a negative office environment.  Fortunately, understanding a few reasons conflict arises can help prevent the problems and encourage employees and managers to overcome these difficulties.  Some of the common causes of workplace conflict may be: Personality differences.  Employees come from different backgrounds and […]

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Revisiting benefits to promote employee retention and lower turnover rates

By on Aug 2, 2017 in Blog, Employee Benefits, Performance Management | 0 comments

Revisiting benefits to promote employee retention and lower turnover rates

In Part 1, we shared numerous reasons employees might decide to leave your company. As we know, it can be very costly to handle high turnover rates and repeatedly onboard new employees. Establishing and maintaining an employee retention strategy can help you keep your best talent. Employee job satisfaction and engagement factors should be considered […]

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People problems rarely “work themselves out” …so how do you address them?

By on Jun 7, 2017 in Blog, HR Consulting, Performance Management, Performance Management Consulting | 0 comments

People problems rarely “work themselves out” …so how do you address them?

When we find a client struggling through corrective action, we show them the process to manage performance effectively so that they can make better decisions about performance management outcomes. If they have not done so, we facilitate a discussion of what is expected of the role, both in terms of job duties and expected behaviors. […]

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People problems rarely “work themselves out”

By on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog, HR Consulting, Performance Management, Performance Management Consulting | 0 comments

People problems rarely “work themselves out”

In our Human Resources consulting practice, one of our favorite euphemisms for performance management issues is when a client tells us that they need our help because an employee “isn’t working out”.  Our first response is usually, “well, tell them to go to the gym!”  Kidding aside, we understand what the client means, but use […]

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