Performance Management/Engagement

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The Ramifications of Stacked Rankings
A new lawsuit claims that Yahoo's performance review system violates California and federal laws. What lessons can other employers and HR leaders learn from this case?
Fostering Feedback
Organizations need candid feedback, yet it's often not supplied as frequently as needed to make solid business decisions. Two experts discuss ways companies can improve their employee-feedback programs.
A Top-10 List for 2016 Say-on-Pay Preparation
As say-on-pay enters its sixth year as a mandatory ballot item on U.S. company proxy statements, there are fewer failed votes, but the challenges continue. Here are 10 points to consider before the next round of voting begins.
Performance Management Without the Numbers?
What happens when companies drop their traditional employee-ratings systems in favor of more interactive models? Despite a lack of hard data so far, the results of taking this path seem to be well-received, for the most part.
Parsing the Job-Engagement Paradox
Employees are committed for now, but many of them would happily move on tomorrow. Employers face a loss of key talent, and the threat of being left with too many disaffected workers who can drain productivity and morale.
Performance Management Needs to Be Disrupted
Performance management needs to be re-thought across three key elements that impact both an organization's programmatic and technology choices.
Retaining Senior Managers
New research shows that senior managers are overlooked when it comes to retention efforts. Experts weigh in on ways to keep top talent engaged and in place.
Got Talent? Tap Big Data to Keep It
Big data analytics can serve as an early warning system for when people may be tempted to head for the exits, enabling HR to better target retention efforts and save on recruiting costs.
Dealing with a Shutdown
Managers of federal employees may already be familiar with dealing with workers before and after a government shutdown, but there are some important things to keep in mind as a budget deal either gets brokered or broken in the coming weeks.
The Big Disconnect
Fatigue can have a noticeable impact on the success or failure of change-management efforts, though a new study reveals a significant disparity between senior leaders and rank-and-file employees as to the part it plays within their respective organizations.
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Talent Management Column

When there's something in your organization that everyone knows about, but no one is addressing, the fine line between "radical candor" and "being a jerk" can get awfully blurry.
Recognizing the Line Dec 28, 2015