Good performance management cannot be reduced to a "magical form," but instead is a process that provides feedback, accountability, and documentation for performance outcomes. It also helps employees channel their talents toward organizational goals. This paper talks about 4 key areas of Employee Performance Management for your company to focus on to create a better employee performance management system. Sponsored by Halogen Software.Read More
When business software vendor Infor announced the acquisition of Lawson Software in July, many Lawson customers and analysts were concerned about the future of the company's product lines. Infor executives have dismissed the concerns. Read More
The deal signals more momentum for the cloud computing model, where customers rent applications over the Internet instead of paying for a software license and installing the programs on internal machines.Read More
Industry watchers predict a year of HR tech vendor deals in the wake of SAP's SuccessFactors acquisition.
The new year will usher in more cloud-based apps, 'bring your own device' policies and merger and acquisition deals for tech vendors.
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
Applications that are accessed via the Internet are taking hold in several workforce management areas, including core HRMS, recruitment and performance management. This “on-demand” software carries lower upfront costs than licensed software and allows for frequent upgrades. Sector heavyweights such as Oracle and SAP are developing strategies, keen to make sure they don't get left behind. But for all the allure the delivery model holds, providers are keenly aware of a key issue: Top-notch customer service can make or break their business, and not every software company is used to providing superior support.Read More
HR has created 12 job families that embrace the company's 3,830 different jobs. By focusing on core behaviors that cut across jobs, HR created aptitude tests, interview guides, and performance appraisal forms for its 12 job families.Read More