Transforming Performance Management for Increased Agility

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad , a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions. Performance management needs to do both. Performance management systems need to be flexible and adapt with the times.

Merging Performance Management and People Analytics

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Performance management—or the abandonment of it—is a hot topic. We just launched the results of a new High-Impact Performance Management study—the results of surveying over 1,000 organizations globally, across all industries, geographies, and sizes.

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IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup

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IMPACT 2012 was amazing this week. The post IMPACT 2012 Quick Wrapup appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Continuous Learning Leadership Strategy Learning Operating Model Performance Management Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Strategy

3 Ways to Fix Performance Management


This change in performance management is sorely needed: according to Mercer’s 2013 Global Performance Management Survey , only 3% of organizations say their performance management system delivers exceptional value.

Performance Management As a Part of Daily Life: Changes the Game

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For years, we have been saying that HR managers and employees need to understand that “performance management is management.” ” While appraisals and goal setting are important parts of the process, ultimately it is the day-to-day interactions between individuals, teams and managers that drive performance. The post Performance Management As a Part of Daily Life: Changes the Game appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

London 2012 and corporate sponsorship ~ HR to HR 2.0 and. - HCM

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1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Tuesday, 31 July 2012. London 2012 and corporate sponsorship. ▼ 2012. People management strategy.

Bridging the Gap between Learning and Performance Management Systems


Friday, August 17, 2012 :00am. Bridging the Gap between Learning and Performance Management Systems By Greg Belkin and Paul Hawkins. Conceptually, as it relates to human resources, LMS and human capital management (HCM) systems are complementary products.

Hit the Bull’s-eye on Performance Management — Total Goal Alignment From Any Distance


The 2012 Summer Olympics are in full swing, and among the mass of global athletes will be those taking aim in the archery competition. As a business leader, how close is your company’s performance to hitting the target? Hitting the bull’s-eye on performance requires total goal visibility from any distance within the organization. High-impact performance management organizations review and revise goals regularly and experience better business outcomes.

Performance Management and the Employee Review Process

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When performance management is mentioned, people often think of the employee performance appraisal or review, however, performance management involves so much more. When conducting the formal performance reviews, remember to always stick to the facts.

London 2012 – taking a sickie / playing the game

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Of course the issue isn’t really about management of sickness absence as it is about more progressive employee support. Part of this is about striving for the best possible performance. Also see: London 2012 and corporate sponsorship London 2012 – inspiring a generation?

2012 HR predictions


Want to know what venture capitalists think is looming large in 2012? Or how about 5 big tech predictions for 2012? In the human capital management world, Josh Bersin has given us the best list of predictions for 2012, found here. I especially appreciate Josh’s take on 2012. The trend is that large tech players not already in the HCM space are evaluating the talent management trends and seeing the need for solutions that they currently don’t offer.

ACE 2012 week: Spotlight on valuable best practices


Welcome to day two of A CE 2012 Week! A chievers is buzzing with anticipation as we prepare to execute our annual A chievers Customer Experience ( A CE 2012) event this Thursday and Friday at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario. What makes A CE 2012 so A mazing?

What does an effective performance management strategy look like?


Performance management is important to get right and easy to get wrong. We explore the fundamentals of effective performance management, and how to keep your strategy on track. What is performance management? Why bother with performance management?

The Future of. (April 2012)

Future of Work

Authors Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer are convinced that the single most important thing that leaders and managers can do to foster employee engagement is to create opportunities for meaningful work—to help employees understand how their personal activities can make a difference for customers, for the company, and for society at large. This article, by Ashley Milne-Tyte, appears in the April 2012 issue of Phoenix Focus , the alumni magazine of Phoenix University.

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour


Performance Management has been unsuccessful in many organizations. 58% of organizations rate their performance management systems as “C Grade or below.” The Big Transition – Continuous Performance Management.



You’ve heard it from speakers on the talent management circuit long enough. You know by now that the most effective performance review systems include assessments of managers from their direct reports. “And I Should Give You My Feedback Why, Exactly?” OK, OK. We know you get it.

The 5 Hidden Land Mines of 360-degree Feedback


Venturing down the path of implementing a 360-degree feedback process for performance assessments or development purposes? For companies that are looking for more complete insight into their employees’ performance, gathering feedback from a broad range of perspectives seems to make sense.

Forget Policies and Paperwork — the 5 Things Business Leaders Really Want From HR


Line managers can create the greatest positive impact on employee engagement and performance, but only if they are provided with the right tools and support to effectively lead their teams. Managing a team of people is challenging, even for seasoned leaders. February 2012.

Bersin Launches New Recognition Research: A Hidden Secret to Talent Management

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Bersin Launches New Recognition Research: A Hidden Secret to Talent Management

Josh Bersin

Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Performance Management Talent Management

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #9: Disengaged Performance Management

David Zinger

Zinger Friday Factoid #9: A Waste of Performance Time. According to “Abandoning Performance Scores,” a case study published in March by Bersin & Associates, the company conducted an internal focus group in 2008 that found managers spent an average of seven hours per employee conducting a performance report. Managers spent little of this time, however, in one-on-one interaction with employees.

Reviewsnap Partners with OpenSesame for Enhanced Delivery of Performance Management Solution


Reviewsnap, the leading cloud-based performance management software solution , today announced a powerful partnership with OpenSesame , the e-learning marketplace. The alliance integrates the services of both companies, giving customers of either vendor greater and more streamlined access to performance management content. More than performance management software, we offer true partnership through genuine customer service and support.

Feedback Lineup: Building a 360-review “A” Team


During 360-review season, you’re asked to select raters to help evaluate your performance. Selecting these people will help you get a full picture of your past performance. 360 degree feedback 360 Degree Survey HR Technology Human Resources Performance Management Reviewsnap The A-Team

The Business Impact of Compensation Management


Imagine continuing to manage your personal investment portfolio with equal contributions spread across each account, regardless of its past performance or future potential. Most of us expect our money to perform better on our behalf.

Give My Manager Feedback? Are You Serious?


You re-read the email from HR in disbelief: “As part of this year’s performance appraisal process, employees will be asked to evaluate their managers.” As if performance reviews weren’t painful enough; hiding out under your desk sounds more comfortable than giving your boss feedback.



If your organization uses 360 degree reviews, help employees prepare for their role in the process: · Communicate — Create awareness for the overall performance management program with a steady drumbeat of employee communications.

Journal Your Way to the Top — Three Ways to Use Performance Journaling


Keeping your own performance comments, notes and documentation will ensure that your accomplishments are captured thoroughly and accurately, which is especially helpful during a performance review cycle. Remember that little diary you kept as a pre-teen?

HR Technology Conference and Exposition 2012 - Ask the Expert - The Cure for HR Tech Angst


Dear HR Tech Conference Expert: My travel reservations are confirmed, and I can’t wait to visit the Windy City for the 2012 HR Technology Conference & Exposition ! Our company is in the very early stages of selecting a new performance management system to replace our manual processes, so “kicking all the vendors’ tires under one roof” will be a great way to compare software and evaluate what’s right for our midsize company.

Your Smart Goals Aren’t Smart Enough — 3 Ways Your Goals Can Be the SMART-EST


Maybe your company has identified and communicated the high-level strategic and operational targets that are critical to achieving its long-term performance goals. Goal setting represents an important aspect of the broader process of performance management.

Now What? Why Continuous Learning Improves Performance


It’s been six months since your latest performance review. As a learning manager, that’s not the picture you want to see. You want managers to be involved year-round, not just at the annual performance review.

How Well-Being and Wellness Efforts Impact Performance Management


Before we can put appropriate programs into place and adapt our performance management systems to create healthier company cultures, we must first understand the difference between well-being and wellness, and why both are so essential to strong performance.

De-Siloing Social Software

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Continuous Learning HR Service Delivery Providers Performance Management Sourcing & RecruitingHuman beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? It can – if it is intrinsic in the way that they actually work. To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, […].

Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

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Well in the HR and talent management market, the number of chairs is starting to get smaller, so everyone is grabbing for a seat. Performance Management Talent & PM Providers Talent Acquisition Providers Talent Strategy Tech & Solution ProvidersEver play a game of musical chairs? Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for $1.3 billion (42% premium to the company's closing price last week). Kenexa is a consulting, content, […].

Holiday Performance Burnout


Avoiding Compressed Performance and End-of-the-year Stress The end of the year is coming and with it comes accelerated deadlines. While you might need to wrap up the year performing at your best, your employees might already be drained. So how do you survive holiday performance burnout?

Nature vs. Nurture. Yes, It Applies to Talent Management Software

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Yes, It Applies to Talent Management Software appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte. Hiring & Onboarding HR Service Delivery Providers Learning Providers Performance Management Succession Management Talent & PM Providers Talent & Workforce Talent Acquisition ProvidersNature vs. Nuture.