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.Read More
Most recently, he led the organization’s initiatives to educate HR professionals on the employment issues facing military veterans.Read More
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.Read More
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?
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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?
A Towers Perrin global survey of performance management and compensation practices indicates that variable pay programs often fail to produce performance improvements.Read More
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