by Kate Bischoff, Esq., Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis
Nobody loves the formalprocess. Managers grumble about completing the forms, employees get nervous and the paper and deadlines can push the most patient HR professional over the edge.
Many companies—including Adobe and Netflix—have abandoned formal annual reviews, adopting a more agile approach that focuses on continuous. Could this process work for you?
Most people agree that performance management is key to having high-performing employees and business success. Managers set expectations, give guidance, measure performance in a written review and set future expectations. The rationale is that employees do better when they know how they will be evaluated and what’s expected of them.
Plus, documenting expectations and offering performance feedback can prevent legal claims or at least better pos...(register to read more)