“Unacceptable” As an employee, you would be mortified to see these ratings on your performance evaluation. Yet year after year, those are the words often used to describe performance reviews at organizations around the world. Any employee with such ratings would have “managed out” long ago. How badly are employee performance evaluations failing? Take a look at the conclusions of a global survey conducted by Sibson Consulting: ? Less than 50% of HR professionals see performance reviews as helping their organizations achieve their strategic objectives.
Where employee evaluations are concerned, many companies follow a more-is-better approach, measuring performance across a broad — often too broad — range of qualities, skills, and proficiencies. Even so, one crucial element is almos... Read Post
Stacking employees on a bell curve is useful to ponder, even if excessively formulaic. It's the end of the year, when many companies start thinking about annual performance reviews. And, to go along with this, Marissa Mayer is in th... Read Post
Performance appraisals are hated by employees, largely dreaded by managers and often described as ineffective by HR professionals. So why do organizations still engage in this annual exercise? The primary objective, cited by 66% of ... Read Post