Why you need real-time feedback

  • June 07, 2018

Make it a priority to ask for feedback as you go throughout your day. Just make sure you choose the right people to evaluate you.

Are you good at offering feedback?

  • April 26, 2018

If you lead in any capacity, providing employees feedback is one of your most important jobs. But are you actually good at it?

When an appraisal is long overdue

  • April 17, 2018

If you haven’t found the time in a long while to review your people’s performance, should you just forget about it? Not at all, but as you embark on long-overdue...

Individual development plans: A trap?

  • April 02, 2018

Many organizations around the world use development plans to document their employees' development goals by itemizing the skills they need to improve and the learning...

Conduct appraisals fairly and accurately

  • July 27, 2017

Many supervisors are sensitive about rating their people on the basis of a generalized standard or in terms of a numerical scale. Use these tips offered by Elwood N....

Performance reviews: a two-way street

  • March 23, 2017

Performance reviews are an excel­lent time to exchange important information with employees. But to be effective, there must be a genuine exchange.

At Google, poor performers get a boost

  • March 22, 2016

For decades, Jack Welch embraced the up-or-out model of managing employees. The former CEO of General Electric in­­structed managers to rate every staffer and...

Should you let your employees evaluate you?

  • March 01, 2016

While you’re wondering whether they should or should not, the fact is, they do. If you want to be more formal about it, here's a 15-point assessment you can hand out...