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Performance Management: We Won’t Fix The Problem By Ignoring It

Performance Management: We Won’t Fix The Problem By Ignoring It

To fix problems in performance management system, you must first determine how employees are performing relative to their co-workers.
The Performance Management Dance: Moving From Administration To Execution

The Performance Management Dance: Moving From Administration To Execution

Performance management is like dancing: most people do it occasionally, few people do it well, and very few people use it to drive financial revenue.
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The Performance Management Dance: Moving From Administration To Execution

The difference between effective vs. ineffective performance management is largely a matter of focusing on four things.
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Are Millennial Employees Truly Different Or Just Younger?

A lot books and presentations suggest that Millennial employees are significantly different from any other generation. But is that truly the case?
Start With Respect, Then Continue Engagement With Friendship And Love

Start With Respect, Then Continue Engagement With Friendship And Love

Employee engagement is critical to achieving high levels of business success. Employees who feel engaged and committed toward their work and company proactively seek ways to increase their performance. They also tend to stay in jobs longer than people...
The Big Switch: Moving From Administrative To Operational Goals

The Big Switch: Moving From Administrative To Operational Goals

There’s a big difference between using goals for personnel administration versus using goals to support business strategy and operations. Administrative goals focus on justification of compensation decisions for individual employees, while operational goals focus on driving corporate strategy.
Death Of The 3 Ring Binder: The Future of Talent Management Is In The Cloud

Death Of The 3 Ring Binder: The Future of Talent Management Is In The Cloud

By Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR, and Director of Business Transformation Services Until recently, HR departments would often spend months pulling together data needed for compensation decisions and succession planning. Much of this data was obsolete by the...

In A Future With Blood-Sucking Robots, Do We Still Need Workforce Planning?

Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR During the recent In the Cloud with Game Changers radio program, a much admired talent management colleague raised an interesting observation about the value of workforce planning in a rapidly changing world. Kevin...

5 Reasons Why Social Technologies Won’t Replace Traditional Performance Management

By Steven T. Hunt, Ph.D., SPHR Director of Business Transformation In tech and HR circles, you hear a ripple of conversation about the death of traditional performance reviews. The idea is that social technologies are so much more fun and...

Redefining Time-to-Hire Can Improve Candidate Quality and Business Execution

By Steven Hunt Speed matters when it comes to recruiting. Because open positions don’t produce revenue, smart organizations track how long it takes to fill positions and do everything they can to hire quickly. But when does the clock start...