Top HR Priorities for Success

We know that 2020 has been a terrible year for some companies and a great year for other companies. If you are looking to get a head start to set your business up for success in 2021, these top HR priorities are a great place to start.


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The 3 Question Session

As companies grow and leaders have more demands on their time, staying on top of employee projects and performance goals can fall to the bottom of the pile. Because I work with growing companies I try to give leaders and managers easy to follow,...

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Performance Reviews are Dead

You hate them, your mangers hate them, your HR department hates them…it’s the annual performance review.

There has been a lot of hype over the past few years where some large companies (GE, Deloitte, Microsoft, Adobe, Gap, Accenture) have...

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Managers Weigh In on the Performance Review

For the last post of the month I took this topic to the street and received feedback from many of my colleagues that manage a team of employees. I found that managers are a divided group when it comes to the performance review.

Several managers...

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Is It Time to Kill the Performance Review?

For the past two years mid-year, I have provided hiring managers and leaders ideas about conducting a mid-year performance review with their team. After all we are half way through the year and if you don’t check in now with your team, how will...

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Providing Feedback to Your Employees

This week we are focusing on ways to provide feedback to your employees. This is the third blog in this month’s series providing practical tips for employee development.

I took my question to the streets and contacted many colleagues that either...

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Putting the Value Back in Performance Evaluations

We have disposable contact lens, disposable cameras, disposable headphones on airplanes.

Lest we add disposable employee appraisals to the list, we might want to consider ways to put more “value” into performance evaluations so that they...

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Mid-Year Reviews

If you are a business owner or hiring manager, June is the time to check in with your employees and team to ensure they are on track to meet their goals. Last June I provided some steps with regards to the Mid-Year Check Up.

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