Performance reviews

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Tis the season for year-end performance reviews! As you prepare to summarize your achievements and meet with your manager for performance discussion, below are a few tips to keep in mind:

December 13, 2019


If you didn’t catch it this week, a job board executive came out with how often you should be promoted early in your career. Basically, he said it should be every three years. Do you agree?

June 5, 2019

On March 15, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kathy Gurchiek @shrmwriter and Sarah Morgan @thebuzzonHR about A Positive Process for Performance Reviews.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here:


March 15, 2017


Do you dread your annual performance review? 

You’re not alone. 

March 13, 2017

On December 14, following the SHRM Live 2016: Making the 21st Century Workplace Work virtual event, @shrmnextchat chatted with presenters Dr.

December 14, 2016


As the demand for talent continues to intensify, the year ahead will see new challenges as organizations race to innovate and refine their talent management strategies.  

December 12, 2016


2016 might be remembered as the year we heard the death rattle of the traditional annual performance review. As those of us in the HR space know, there’s been a revolution brewing for a while, with companies like Deloitte, Microsoft, Adobe, and Accenture doing away with their review systems well before 2016 in some cases.

November 22, 2016



In 2016, the HR profession continued to employ the hottest trends and keep up with changes in the areas such as employment law, technology and talent management.      

November 21, 2016

We’ve all heard of the phrase “managing up,” but what does it mean to give feedback to your boss – and how can you do it the right way without getting fired? Research shows that many people leave organizations due to bad management, so why not turn that around and empower employees to give managers a piece of their mind?

Joining me to tackle this tough and touchy topic today is Anita Bowness, Global Practice Leader of Halogen Software.


August 23, 2016



Here’s why:

1.     They’re rarely done right! Anything done consistently wrong is making something else worse.  If you wear your shoes on the wrong feet all the time, you ruin the shoes AND your instep…and maybe your back… (Don’t ask me how I know.)   Ice skating on your knees is not ice skating. It’s just embarrassing! Doing it wrong is worse than not doing it at all.

February 17, 2016

Using Technology for Real-Time Employee Performance Reviews

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September 14, 2015

What Can HR Learn from the Ellen Pao Trial?

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May 28, 2015

Just because “everyone” used to do something doesn’t mean it was the right or smart thing to do.

That’s one of the good things about humanity – we often (although certainly not always) improve many aspects of our lives as the earth keeps spinning.

Consumption of unhealthy diversions such as sugar-loaded cereal, soda and cigarettes is way down.

Value Hard to Find

If we can get smarter about what we devour, we should be able to do the same with the disdained annual performance review. Thankfully, we are.

May 27, 2015


Make assessments forward-looking, strength-based

Nearly everyone dreads year-end performance reviews. First, they coincide un-festively with the holiday season, when bad news is no fun to give or to receive. And as more employees are being asked to do self-assessments, there’s an added stress for workers. What documentation do they need to prove their worth at work? How do they navigate the process of rating themselves?

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January 8, 2015


On December 10, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Eric B. Meyer (@Eric_B_Meyer) about HR's 2014 Performance Review.  

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:


December 10, 2014

There is no silver bullet for performance management: not an app, platform or systematic flow chart. It turns our that managing performance is as much about knowing your people as it is knowing the metrics of their performance.

October 21, 2014