Performance reviews are a big, fat waste of time. According to Alexander Kjerulf, self proclaimed “Chief Happiness Officer” and author of Happy Hour is 9 to 5, there are 9 reasons why performance appraisals are a waste of time: Everybody hates them – this is almost self explanatory. When have you come to the end […]
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Get Rid of the Performance Review!
Sam Culbert, author of Get Rid of the Performance Review, editorialized in the Wall Street Journal about the why and how of eliminating the performance review. Though we hate the performance review in its current incarnation, we’re actually not in favor or eliminating it outright – unless you have a better system to replace it […]
Video: Bosses Are Accountable Too
Dr. Samuel Culbert explains in this video about how boss are accountable too. He describes the two way street that communication is between an employee and manager. What does it mean to hold the manager accountable? Dr. Culbert describes how you must have consequences in order to have accountability. The manager must understand that he […]
Video: Painful Performance Appraisal Process
A painful performance review from “The Office” UK version. Have you ever experienced a painful performance appraisal like this one?
Video: How to Improve Your Next Performance Review
Dwight and Jim, from The Office, discuss how to improve your chances of getting a raise in your next performance review. What is your acrostic for your name which is guaranteed to get you a raise?
Performance Now Software Review
Have you ever thought your company is doing performance reviews wrong, or gasp, opening you up to legal risk? Performance Now software from HRTools is a performance review software designed to help you easily navigate the performance review process and provide a simpler way to complete the performance review. Performance Now provides the ability to […]
How to Say It Performance Reviews Book Review
The How to Say It guides are famous for clearly explaining steps to communicating effectively in business and other situations. In this release, How to Say It Performance Reviews, two corporate trainers (Meryl Runion and Janelle Brittain) take the tedious task of performance reviews and teaches how to effectively write them. Unlike many performance review […]
Albert Einstein Performance Review
Did you ever stop and ponder the connection between relativity and performance review. We found a pretty funny performance review for Albert Einstein to show how ridiculous performance reviews can be. I especially liked this line: Regrettably, I had to put you down as “poor” for “works well with others” and “shares credit appropriately.” You […]
Sample Performance Review Forms
If your firm does not currently have a performance review process, how do you go about starting one? What forms should you use? Where do you start? Halogen Software is a human resources software vendor and offers a product to help with the performance management cycle. They also offer a number of sample HR employee […]
Urgent Should Take Precedence Over Important
Life is busy. Work is busy. Some of us feel overloaded at work with more to do than we have time to accomplish it in. Unfortunately, it seems like everything on our plate is urgent and we can never get to the important tasks. When it comes time to invest in improving ourselves, we can […]