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Performance management

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  • How employers can get the best out of data scientists

    Date:
    16 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR is under pressure to attract the best data science talent so they can unlock valuable business insights. But it's not as straightforward as it seems, as analytics recruitment specialist Kim Nilsson points out.

  • How to get line managers on board with feedback

    Date:
    13 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Managers are so overwhelmed with demands that having regular feedback conversations with employees can be hard to fit in. Roly Walter from performance management software company Appraisd looks at how organisations can provide more support to managers.

  • How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why do so many managers shy away from having tough conversations with employees? Knowing what to say at the right time can help nip conflicts and other issues in the bud, explains Tania Coke from workplace mediation specialists Consensio.

  • Appraisals

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.

  • Performance appraisal policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.

  • Can we change workplace behaviour in just 21 days?

    Date:
    23 February 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Encouraging employees to adapt their behaviour so they can progress professionally is a sensitive, challenging task. Dan Hughes from emotional intelligence specialist JCA Global looks at how managers can support changes.

  • Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

    Date:
    2 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and CEO of Real World Group, looks at how leaders need to change to boost employee performance and improve mental health at work.

  • Performance management

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in performance management.

  • The end of the annual appraisal: what's next for performance management?

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    A growing number of employers are shunning formal annual appraisals in favour of regular dialogue with employees. What is driving this trend and how are managers adapting to how they need to manage performance? Peter Crush investigates.

  • Are performance management systems broken?

    Date:
    11 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The traditional "rank and yank" approach to performance management does not apply to the fast-changing environment in which most employers operate, argues Mike Straw, CEO of organisational change consultancy Achieve Breakthrough. But what can organisations do differently so the process is fairer and more collaborative?

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