Performance Management

4 Foundations of a Great Performance Review Strategy

Performance reviews fail to address their goal of growing a workforce’s performance. As we move away from Industrial Revolution-era ways into a new wave of work, many are realizing that the old tools don’t cut it any longer. The old processes — lengthy, anxiety-provoking, developmentally weak, and siloed — misalign with innate human motivation. Knowing... Keep reading  


Performance Management

5 Ways to Shine After a Critical Performance Review

Performance review season recently wrapped up and you may not have received the results you were hoping for. You love your job and pride yourself in being highly motivated, but with the recent feedback it may feel difficult to get excited for the year ahead. A study on the performance review process led by Adobe... Keep reading  


Performance Management

How to Set Up Your First Performance Review

Performance reviews are a tentpole of employee feedback. Whether done annually, bi-annually or more frequently, they provide structure to conversations between managers and reports, and guide compensation and promotion processes. Some startups and small businesses make do without a formal process, relying on managers to take initiative in giving feedback. With a small staff size,... Keep reading  


Performance Management

14 Essential Attributes in Performance Reviews That Motivate Employees

There are two problems plaguing performance reviews today. The first is how to accurately measure performance. The second is how to develop or improve performance. Research shows performance reviews are not accurate, due to recency bias among other factors. But even if your annual performance evaluation could be accurate, the anxiety associated with evaluations and... Keep reading  


Performance Management

Embracing the Overhaul of Annual Performance Reviews

This post originally appeared on ReviveHealth’s blog, and is republished here with permission. Brandon Edwards is founder and CEO of ReviveHealth, the leading integrated marketing communication firm for health systems, health services and health technology companies. Since companies like Adobe, Netflix, Deloitte and Accenture announced in 2015 that they were overhauling their annual performance process,... Keep reading