To heck with rigid goal setting!

  • May 17, 2017

Setting goals can be a good way to motivate yourself to work toward what you want, no question. But Stephanie Vozza, writing for Fast Company, wants you to hold on just...

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.

3 online tools for grabbing instant feedback

  • August 29, 2016

Don’t just guess at which benefits your employees want or where they’d like to hold the holiday party this year. Several free web-based survey tools let HR...

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...