Perspectives on Performance Management [Infographic]

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Whether it’s where to go to lunch, the quality of a project proposal, the best candidate for a job, or anything in between, differences of opinion aren’t uncommon in the workplace. When you bring together a bunch of people with varied backgrounds, it’s inevitable. Opinions on performance management are no exception. In fact, BambooHR performed […]

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Meet Our New Partners: GoodHire and Lattice

Who had the best August 2017? Maybe the moon. Completely eclipsing the sun is a pretty big accomplishment. Perhaps every parent who sent their children back to school. Or maybe even the Night King—my Game-of-Thrones-fan coworker tells me he had a good month. While we’re thrilled for the free parents, smug moons, and victorious fictional […]

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Performance Management: 5 Solutions to Challenges We All Face

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If you can, think back to life before the internet came to the masses. Think back before chat rooms,  Internet Explorer, Facebook, iPhones, and Google. Here in this distant memory, if somebody were to bring up the term “world wide web,” how would it be received? They’d probably get confused looks unless they were speaking to […]

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3 Ways We Encourage Genuine Peer Feedback

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When you want a food recommendation, you ask your server. Why? Because they work with the food every single day. They see which meals people rave about, and they know which items people send back.  Likewise, who knows an employee’s performance (good and bad) better than the people working with him or her every day? […]

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3 Top Companies Who Axed Traditional Performance Reviews (And What They Do Instead)

Many companies are axing traditional performance reviews in favor of alternatives.

Performance reviews have been the corporate whipping boy for a few years now. In reality, though, the top companies who have been praised for getting rid of annual reviews aren’t getting rid of them altogether. They’re simply using employee performance review alternatives — like performance management tools and strategies — to reduce costs and increase effectiveness. Here’s […]

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5 Things HR Should Not Do During The Holidays

The holiday season is officially upon us, and with it comes a flurry of activities, excitement, and a to-do list that intimidates even Kris Kringle. Chances are you’re juggling a hundred different things right now between your HR duties and your personal life. There’s just so much to do before the ball drops in Times […]

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4 ways to improve performance reviews for companies of all sizes

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Working for a small company just feels different than working for a large company. Some people prefer working for small companies because they feel they can make a bigger difference, while others like the structure and resources a larger company affords. Either way, we all admit there are some real differences. It’s no different when […]

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Performance Reviews: Who Do They Really Help? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A while back, I posted a blog stating that performance reviews were broken and was surprised by the responses from customers and readers. I learned performance reviews are a topic that people care about. A lot. That’s why we decided to focus our efforts on performance reviews on our latest survey—to dig down and get to the root of […]

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