The mere mention of performance management is enough to fill some employees with dread.
Appraisal what to expect
Being prepared to perform at your best when your work is under review
Whether you like the idea or not it’s likely that at some stage you may be asked to explain your job performance.
The good work needed to get the most out of a performance appraisal
For some employees talking openly and comfortably about their achievements and what they are best at can be…well, slightly uncomfortable.
Asking an employee to highlight their strengths and weaknesses can produce some interesting results.
If we fallout with those closet to us, the break-up can sometimes be bitter and acrimonious.
There are situations as an employer when you may want to have an “off the record” conversation with one of your employees, but are nervous, because sometimes those conversations can go wrong and can come back to bite you.
The hard work and dedication of Santa Claus over the festive period is typical of that shown by staff across the country and there are lessons that all employers can learn from it.
No matter how good or skilled a worker is there is likely to come a time when that performance dips.
Having the talent to get the best out of employees is a management skill in itself…and having the right process to manage performance is an added bonus