Performance Management/Engagement

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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.
EAP 2.0
Employee-assistance programs just aren't what they used to be -- and that's good news for both employers and workers.
Corporate Culture's Influence on Employee Evaluations
New research finds a workplace's culture can play an outsized role in how comfortable supervisors and co-workers are with providing accurate feedback -- both positive and negative. Experts offer tips for HR leaders on how best to create the right type of culture to ensure accurate and insightful reviews.
Optimizing Organizational Health
Here are five power practices that can help you run the place better--and boost your organization's overall health.
The Stay Interview
In a Q & A with HRE, the authors of a new book argue that stay interviews with current employees yield more helpful retention insight for organizations than exit interviews currently do.
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Talent Management Column

Whenever the topic of getting rid of performance appraisals pops up in a gathering of business people, the strongest objections to change seem to come from HR people. They should start quieting those objections.