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How Can We Encourage Supervisors to Complete Assessments?

April 29, 2015

I work in child care and we have our supervisors complete SWOTs [strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis] on other child care centers. Lately, we have had a really hard time getting supervisors to complete SWOTs. Do you have any tips to ensure these are getting completed?

—SWOT and Miss, education, Toronto, Canada


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What Are Best Practices to Assess HR’s Performance?

March 17, 2015

We want to make an end­-to­-end assessment of HR’s performance during the first year new employees are on the job. Our aim is to look at what we could have done differently to train, engage and retain. Are other organizations doing this? Any best practices? 

—No Window on Our World, HR generalist, architectural/engineering, Miami


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What Data Should We Use for Assessments?

March 10, 2014

We are a big retail organization that is just starting to launch job evaluations for all our positions. Our ultimate goal is to make sure people have an opportunity to grow and are in jobs that best suit their interests/goals. We realize no system is perfect, but what are some solid methods or approaches to sort out the most relevant data to use when making our assessments?

 

— Shed Some Light, HR Manager, retailing, Illinois


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Team Coaching for Highly Motivated Employees

October 15, 2013

Our employees often work in teams, executing projects or drumming up innovation. How valuable is it for us to implement coaching for these folks who are already highly motivated? We were considering some type of "team coaching," although we don't really know if such an animal exists.

—Pleased with Our Employees, but not Complacent, engineering/architectural, Washington, D.C.


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