Performance Appraisal

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – November 11 thru November 17, 2012

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In case you missed this week’s articles, here is a summary:             A Veteran Reflects – In spite of the fact that most of the thanks I receive for my military service are shallow and reflexive, I do appreciate it because I am proud of being a veteran. It is not so much a pride in anything that I have done but a subtle humbleness in what it has made me.… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – November 11 thru November 17, 2012

Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part III

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In all honesty, writing about performance management ballooned far beyond the point that I originally planned to be the end. I have commented on other peoples’ blog posts about these issues and have watched others opine over solutions, but it is frustrating to see the me-too status quo advocates that are stuck in a rut of compliance with the way it has “always been done.” It was probably the desire not to appear to be… Read More »Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part III

Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part II

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Continuing the narrative in the same methodology as used in Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part I, namely that “…the result of research into recent data, blog comments and personal interviews and observations show a process that is crying out for change. One ground rule that is self imposed in writing this series is that each problem area must be connected to a proposal to counter that problem.” The five core issues addressed… Read More »Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part II

Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part I

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I once told a fellow HR colleague that the only way anyone could really hurt me with an employee performance appraisal would be if they rolled it up and jabbed it in my eye. Of course that was back in the day when we actually used paper for such things. Today in most companies the process uses enough electrons to render an employee sterile… or at least slightly radioactive. If you are reading into my… Read More »Performance Failure or Performance Appraisal Failure – Part I