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Dear Workforce How Should We Conduct Performance-Appraisal 'Calibration' Meetings With Managers?

September 7, 2011
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I'm interested in how we could conduct productive performance appraisal “calibration” meetings with our managers. These are the people upon whom we rely to be our talent evaluators. We are starting to hold these meetings and would value any tips, caveats, tools or processes on what works and what doesn't work.
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SHRM Names Henry Jackson as New President and CEO

June 26, 2011
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Most recently, he led the organization’s initiatives to educate HR professionals on the employment issues facing military veterans.
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SuccessFactors Research Ties Performance Management to Stock Market Success

May 31, 2011
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The report, based on 153 publicly traded SuccessFactors customers, is part of a growing body of research quantifying the link between particular people management practices and business results.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Gauge Our Employee Culture After a Merger?

May 31, 2011
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We are planning to launch engagement surveys to our full-time employee population. We have purchased a few smaller companies in recent years and would like to ask a different set of questions to employees who have become part of our company as a result. Specifically, we wish to gauge how the acquisition was handled by our company, as well as the transition to being considered part of the parent company. Our motivation is to pinpoint areas of concern to the newly integrated employees, and to avoid repeating certain behaviors in future acquisitions. What are some suggested questions to use that would give us this kind of insight? —Building (or Repairing) Bridges, human resources adviser, marketing, Dallas
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C-Suite September

October 27, 2008
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C-Suite September
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Shore Up a Failing Competency Framework for Line Managers?

March 7, 2008
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Our company has identified a skills deficit among line managers. Specifically, they are not doing as good a job as necessary of developing strong relationships with those they supervise. How could we develop a "competency framework" to deepen their learning—especially emphasizing the growing importance of building an engaged workforce? What role-playing or other exercises are proving most effective?
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Control and Customization

November 13, 2007
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A Towers Perrin global survey of performance management and compensation practices indicates that variable pay programs often fail to produce performance improvements.
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IHRIM HRMStrategies conference and exposition

May 22, 2007
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May 20-23, 2007Hilton Americas-Houston
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SAPPHIRE 07

April 25, 2007
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April 23-25, 2007 Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta
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CUE 07 (Lawson conference and user exchange)

March 14, 2007
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San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina and the San Diego Convention Center, March 4-7, 2007.
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