Tracking employee performance reviews and training with spreadsheets is time consuming, error-prone, and can even be a compliance risk.
Not only does making the smart switch to a talent system eliminate the time wasted on paper-based people management, but organisations with an integrated talent approach have 40% lower turnover in high performers.
But don't just take our word for it – download 8 reasons to stop managing your people with spreadsheets and find out why organisations just like yours have made the switch from paper to performance
For many small to medium size companies, finding the time to proactively manage employee performance is difficult. The emphasis is more often on increasing revenues and achieving stability, especially in the early days. However, as businesses grow, the need for improving staff engagement, productivity and loyalty becomes increasingly important. It is at this critical stage that Performance Management can mean the difference between businesses that experience sustained growth and those whose momentum falters.
Even when organisations are aware of the importance of Performance Management, the tendency is to carry it out in an ad hoc manner. Such methods work with a low headcount, but as this increases, more formal processes are needed.
6 Steps to Performance Management Best Practice offers a practical guide for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have identified Performance Management as part of their long term growth strategy. Drawing on industry research, client case studies and
Coaching is all about maximising performance, regardless of whether it’s a superstar looking to reach greater heights, a new hire wanting to start off on the right foot, or even a struggling employee who needs to improve. Anyone can be a coach, as long as they have certain intangible skills and receive the proper training. The company, coach, and employee need to agree on what to improve, how to do it, and how to define success. As long as everyone is on the same page and dedicated to professional development, the end result will be employees, and a bottom line, that reach their potential.
But how can you ensure that everyone from seasoned veterans to new hires
reach their full potential?
By offering coaching. Over 70% of employees who received coaching saw an increase in work performance, relationships, and communication skills, and 80% reported having more self-confidence.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
In today’s technology-rich world, customers and employees demand the highest level of application performance. Failure to provide access to applications that consistently perform well anytime, anywhere, and on any device, often leads to lower productivity, customer dissatisfaction, decreased revenue and market share, and damage to brand reputation.
This paper explores the challenges that today’s CIOs face in regard to application performance, and how a more strategic data center approach, like distributing applications closer to your users, can help optimize application performance and reduce IT costs.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
A leading U.S.-based financial services firm was faced with the growing challenge of providing consistent application performance to a vast employee base and nationwide network of partners. The company turned to Equinix to help redesign its network, both to
improve performance and prepare for a move to a cloud-enabled environment. Equinix worked with the firm to deploy bi-coastal Equinix Performance Hubs, extension nodes of the company’s existing network placed in strategically located Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers. A Performance Hub moves services closer to end users and provides direct access to networks and cloud providers. By deploying
Performance Hubs, the customer created a high-performance services platform for its business. The result was a dramatic decrease in network latency, improvements in application performance and an enhanced user experience.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
This study looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle, and utilize technology to support learning initiatives. It also examines the business impact of building learning capability and running effective learning programs.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
Read this white paper to learn about how Skillsoft's acquisition of SumTotal Sytems LLC is a huge step forward to deliver relevant, real-world support to the modern workforce where they are working and when they need it in a new combined content, service, and software delivery paradigm.
Are performance reviews more time consuming than useful? Do your employees and your organization actually benefit from them? Well they should, and if done right, they will.
You will learn how reviews can:
- Motivate managers and employees
- Create better managers (not better reviewers)
- Improve team performance
- Contribute to organizational knowledge
The dreaded annual performance review: whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, it can be an uncomfortable experience for both managers and employees. But it doesn’t have to be.
See how great organizations use reviews to:
• Motivate employees
• Increase employee productivity
• Create an on-going dialog between employees and managers
• Support overall organizational goals
Being a manager is hard. Being a great manager is even harder. Learn simple things you can do as a manager to increase performance from both individuals and teams.
Simple strategies like:
• Talk less, listen more
• Play to your (and your team's) strengths
• Manage teams, not individuals
• Accentuate the positive
Tracking employee performance is tough enough, but doing it with spreadsheets is a nightmare. It’s time consuming, error-prone and everyone in the organization suffers. And after all that hard work, what do you end up with:
• Incomplete or useless employee reviews
• No real organizational insight
• A headache
Want a better performing team? Of course you do.
In business, you rely on the successful performance of teams, but performance reviews only look at the strengths and weaknesses of individuals. How do you bridge the gap?
If you want a better performing team, then review them as just that…a team.
When you do you can:
• See the whole team picture
• Drive better team performance
• Determine how individual contributions drive team success
Whether you're just getting started or taking your business to the next level, paper-based performance reviews are not the way to go.
When you have limited HR resources it probably seems easier to print off forms than sign up for software, but that pile of paper will cost you more in the long run… Get smart with your performance management, embrace technology you'll be able to:
• Easily track progress and make sure everyone completes their reviews
• Collect up to date, reliable information
• Review teams as teams
• Collect feedback via self-assessments, 360 degree and manager reviews
Effectively managing employee performance has never been more critical, companies must leverage the best tools to inspire performance and drive engagement. Maximize employee performance and align company goals with business strategy with these 5 tips.
Research performed as a collaboration between Cornerstone OnDemand and researchers at Harvard Business School uncovers how the distance between two employees’ desks affects various performance measures.
In this info graphic, you will learn how the workplace has developed over time. The hours, ways and means employees work has become increasingly flexible. Stay ahead of evolving business needs with communications that enable people to work the way they want.
GECU has the challenge of operating within one of the nation's most highly regulated industries, and as a result, has long understood that efficient processes for employee training, development and performance management are critical pillars for supporting long-term financial growth within a strict regulatory and compliance environment. Read more to find out why GECU chose Cornerstone OnDemand.
Everyone loves a good spreadsheet. But if you have more than a few hundred employees, tracking performance, training, and succession with them is the stuff of nightmares. Our clients shared their reasons for making the switch from spreadsheet to software. Which one tops your list?
The new white paper, The Coaching Playbook, provides you with an in-depth breakdown on how coaching improves employee performance at every level of your company, as well as what to look for in a coach, and most importantly, how it benefits your bottom line.
For many small to medium-size companies, finding the time to proactively manage employee performance is difficult. The emphasis is more often on increasing revenues and achieving stability, especially in the early days. However, as businesses grow, the need for improving staff engagement, productivity and loyalty becomes increasingly important. It is at this critical stage that Performance Management can mean the difference between businesses that experience sustained growth and those whose momentum falters.
Are you experiencing disengaged employees? What about poor communication between teams? Lack of development opportunities? Incomplete performance reviews? If you said yes to any of these problems, you have a talent management problem. The only way to build a better team is to invest in a talent management solution. Learn how to:
• Identify top performers
• Set performance goals
• Retain employees
Interested in learning how to Build a Better Team? Download it today.
As much as we try to avoid it, performance reviews seemingly boil down to last minute gathering of notes and memories, prodded by HR chasing you down to meet deadlines.
Sound familiar? The cycle can be broken. In our latest ebook, learn about 5 strategies that help you have a more effective performance review season. Learn how to:
• Align employee goals to company goals
• Provide continuous feedback and coaching
• Tie performance reviews to learning opportunities
• Use all of the data collected to make informed and actionable decisions
Avoid the performance review spiral, download 5 Strategies for More Effective Performance Reviews today!
Mobile applications are radically altering the way businesses operate and how they interact with their employees and customers. Ensuring performance of these mobile apps is critical, yet performance is difficult to monitor.
Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: May 15, 2013
Can you directly link your recruiting sources to successful employee performance? Don’t worry. Only 22% of organizations claim to have mastered this skill, according to a recent Analyst Insight report from Aberdeen Group. Download your report now.