Key to assessing an Employee's Performance is the setting of objectives. A key element of the performance appraisal process should be reviewing how well the employee has performed in relation to objectives that have previously been set for them. For objectives to be useful, it is often said they should be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Results orientated, Time framed
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The number of employees still engaged after their first six months on the job is roughly 40%. As the workplace continues to evolve, it’s more important than ever to develop an engagement strategy that will combat the fatigue you’ll see among the other 60% of your employees. You can’t rely on 20th-century strategies for 21st-century challenges. Download our article to learn the top 6 workplace trends you’ll experience in 2015, as well as best practices to follow to drive engagement.
Many people view middle managers as having the ultimate “cushy” job. In reality, middle managers are the key to turning top-line strategy into day-to-day action. Successful middle managers keep their teams motivated by using recognition that is timely, specific, sincere and positive. Learn how to harness the power of your middle managers to develop a culture of recognition in your organization.
Everyone likes to be noticed. Recognition and rewards help people feel good about what they are doing and things they have accomplished. Recognizing employees will keep them focused, directed and willing to repeat the behaviors they were recognized for. Learn 10 reasons why recognizing your employees really works.
With great change comes great opportunity, especially for organizations eager to build success around their talent. Download this whitepaper to see what 7 actions need to be taken to ensure your organization delivers what the people want.
Everyone loves a good spreadsheet. But if you have more than a few hundred employees, tracking performance, training, and succession with them is the stuff of nightmares. Spreadsheets and paper-based processes can’t give you deep, real-time insight into how your employees are performing or how to make them—and your company—more successful. But a talent management system can.
What do we mean by agility? It’s how powerfully your organization can react to changes in the marketplace, recognize and close employee skill gaps, and align the right people in the right places to handle any pivots in business strategy. How can you make your organization more agile? There are several critical things you must do. Learn about it all in this whitepaper.
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Today, the open API is one of the most powerful sources of competitive advantage. It comes down to the potential of your data and services. Download this new eBook to learn how a well thought-out API strategy can help you compete and grow in new ways.
Digitalization—the process of exploiting digital information to maximize business success—has increased the value of your data to the point where it is arguably your most important asset. This paper explains why mastery will not be possible with merely adequate integration technology.
This paper highlights the how field service performance and timely issue resolution impacts customer experience and details how Best-in-Class organizations are creating an environment centered on delivering exceptional customer service.
Contractors entail a unique challenge for businesses and for IT. They’re necessary, but provisioning them correctly and deprovisioning them at the right time is difficult. Read this paper to learn to minimize risk and streamline provisioning for contractors and others.
Several new additions and features have been added to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager since System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1. The uniqueness of the paper are the hyperlinked categories, as well as the new or changed features are in Bold Type Italics, enabling the reader to visually scan through the pages it easily identify what the change or addition is. You can also electronically scan for the keywords "new" or "changed."
In order to help businesses assess their collaboration strategies, Cisco recently commissioned a worldwide study to explore the business value of in-person communication in distributed organizations with respect to their interactions with partners and customers.