94 Example Performance Review Phrases for Common Skills and Competencies


As this can be a nerve-wracking time for employees, it is vital that those conducting the performance review do so in a comprehensive and positive way. Goals and outlooks As many businesses are very busy, there sometimes isn’t enough time to check in with all of your employees on a personal basis. Take the time during a performance review to set out some personal goals with the employee and talk about their role in the wider scheme.

Meet the New Ceridian!


The very nice investment banker and lawyer they installed as CEO at the time had to worry more about the huge debt service than product innovation. Each of those big vendors has its own time and attendance or time and labor product that meets the simpler needs of most of its customers.

Why Career Management Competencies Matter to Your Organization

Business2Community Leadership

In the world of HR, we have competency models that guide recruiting, learning, performance, and promotion. In times where engagement numbers are shockingly low, while competition for talent is incredibly high, this is a vital consideration. Career Management Competencies.

Conference Topics To Meet Every Need - Part 2

Compensation Cafe

The breakout sessions that I attended were all uniformly above average, or better. Of the approximately 85 individual breakout presentations offered this year, I made a concerted effort to attend one session in every available timeslot.

can I compare attending college to working a full-time job in my cover letter?

Ask a Manager

I have been trying to spin my college years as actually working a full-time job in my cover letter. What I mean is comparing attending college full-time to having a full-time job. For example, showing up to classes on time is just like showing up to work on time. Here is what I have so far for my cover letter concerning my college years: “Attending college has been my full-time job for the last four years.

Increase Productivity with Fewer Meetings and More Feedback

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Time is money, and wasted time is money down the drain. We’re actually referring to the countless meetings your whole team sits through to hear the same thing over and over again and the wasted time each of them experiences by sitting in a meeting that’s not going anywhere.

Zachary Misko: A rare blend of competence and courtesy in the HR industry


By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis I do not attend too many tradeshows and conferences per year. The APAC region also meets twice monthly to discuss similar topics. there is still time to nominate HR professionals, providers and team excellence for the HRO Today EU Awards Gala.

my coworker loves meetings and jargon, temp is hawking health products at work, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworker is weirdly formal and loves meetings and jargon. She’s in her mid 50s and has been in our industry for a long time, although in higher positions than she has now. She loves meetings, and takes every opportunity to schedule recurring one-hour meetings with various teams and colleagues. Her meetings are also very formal and controlled, but not in a way that is a good use of time. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

A Few Lessons from a Few HR-Related Fiascos


It seems Price had gotten hold of a Princeton University study back in 2010 indicating that, “when people were trying to meet their needs and they made generally less than $75,000, there was less contentment, happiness and a sense of well-being,” Sturt says.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

Career Metis

There are, however, a number of people who not only aren’t afraid of heights, but they simply enjoy spending their time on high altitudes. 6) Flight attendant. That’s why being a flight attendant can be a demanding and stressful occupation.

6 Tactics LinkedIn’s Product Team Used to Cut Its Time to Hire in Half

Linkedin Talent Blog

And the average time to “approved for hire” was 83 days. The average time to approved for hire has dropped from 83 days to 41, and 93% of the time interviewers are now completing their feedback (usually, within 24 hours). Or, “Not right now, but maybe at another time.”.

Payroll Rocks the World! 10 Takeaways from APA Congress.


I recently had the opportunity to attend the American Payroll Association (APA) Congress in Orlando, Florida. It had been a couple of years since I last attended. It was great to see and interact with many old colleagues, industry analysts, partners, customers, and enjoy four days of being the unabashed time & attendance geek I am. At the end of the day, employees expect to have their time accurately recorded and paid correctly for the work they do.

Tips for Hiring a Strong Hotel Staff


To slow the cycle of hire, train, repeat, you have to be sure that the people you bring on are right for the role—meaning they have the traits and competencies to succeed in the position, and possibly the potential to move up within your organization. Staffing a hotel is no easy feat.

Benefits of a Skill-Centric Learning Management System (LMS)


The individual’s development plan, the manager’s dashboard, and all other aspects of the LMS focus on learner skills, not just the training classes attended. An inventory of skill records proving their competency. Competency GyrusAIM LMS eLL skill

Time to Shine the Shoes and Blow the Dust Off the Old Resume

Jeff Waldman

More importantly, I love attending and/or participating in job-related events that enable participants to connect, talk and get to know one another. Needless to say they were more a waste of time than anything.

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

Conversation Matters

the results; and through being held responsible for these actions, learn from the results so that they develop greater competence in future problem solving and opportunity taking. A system for learning reflectively – sets, which are small groups that meet regularly over several months.

Fake it until you make it

OmegaHR Solutions

You have to attend a meeting and you have to look attentive. There are ways to fake confidence at a meeting, to seem happy for someone when you are not, to do it even when you can’t and how to smile when you don’t feel like it. Sometimes you have to act like you care.

How to Spend More Time on Your HR Strategy


Jump into a time machine set to 1982, and you’ll find “personnel” departments full of forms and paper. When the competition has access to employees and materials cheaper than yours, you need a better way to compete. Recruiting and training new people makes turnover expensive so less turnover saves money, time and frustration. Where can they find extra time to just strategize?

Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

They can take a vacation or attend a conference with confidence, knowing that the department isn’t going to fall apart. Unfortunately, many organizations hire or promote the most technically competent person into management. Give them the tools to meet their goals.

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I'll Have Meat And Potatoes, Please

Compensation Cafe

Once upon a time I knew a fellow who believed in pursuing everything cutting edge with his career, which happened to be as a Human Resources generalist. But often times the basics are the best approach, at least for the time being, for your organization.

manager won’t let me leave on time for physical therapy, what happens after an interview is over, and more

Ask a Manager

Manager won’t let me leave on time for physical therapy. I am not asking for anything special – just being allowed to leave on time two nights a week. I purposely scheduled my therapy sessions for after hours so it is on my time, not the company’s. My potential boss said they meet to decide, but I didn’t probe. Asking for time off right after starting a new job. Does it hurt to ask for the time off, especially so soon and after accepting?

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

The company began in Michigan with the invention of microfilm in the 1930s and over time its role has become essential to libraries, universities, research centers and other organizations whose mission depends on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. Summit Meetings .

managing virtual teams and leading a flexible work environment

O.C. Tanner

These factors form the basis of a strong team and must be present if projects are going to be completed on time, on budget and exceeding client expectations. In addition, support tools must be provided to virtual team members through: Just-in-time training.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

To me, recertification is the most important part of the SHRM certification process because it reinforces a commitment to continuous learning about human resources competencies. For example, under advance your education, I might include: Attend one webinar program a month.

The One Employee Performance Review Template to Rule Them All

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we will provide you with an employee performance review template that you can use during your performance appraisal meetings. This is a one-on-one meeting with the employee and their supervisor. Not every job has clearly set competencies.

5 Steps for Managers to Crush the Mid-Year Performance Review


Performance evaluations are stressful times for employees, who often view approaching reviews with dread — especially if they only meet with managers once or twice a year. Below are five performance review tips for managers to help employees and managers alike leave review meetings feeling confident their needs and concerns are being addressed. Integrate Performance Reviews with Regular 1:1 Meetings.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Employees like time off. You would think that any benefit that gives employees more time off would be met with cheers and adoration. I recently had the chance to hear about how Kronos rolled out their open time off policy and I thought you would find it interesting.

The Ultimate Guide to the Performance Appraisal

Digital HR Tech

Performance appraisals help provide feedback, they offer a formal moment in time to evaluate job performance, and they help in distributing raises and bonuses among the employees. Performance management includes all the formal and informal meetings we listed in the table below.

#SHRM16: The ROI of Relationships


I’m blessed again this year to be attending the SHRM Annual Conference. But in this season of my life, I have begun to put more and more emphasis on the personal relationships around me as the main reason to attend SHRM.

How Bad Is the Student Loan Crisis?

Best Money Moves

For the huge slice of the American population with debt, it is necessary to juggle competing goals including saving for emergencies and retirement as well as major life decisions.”. has already generated who aren’t meeting milestones or saving for retirement?

10 Essential Qualities of a World-Class Leader

Eagle's Flight

It might take time to develop all of the necessary skills, but each step in the right direction benefits both the individual and the organization. Achieving a world-class level of communication takes practice, but the skill can be taught and improved over time. Competence.

The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As Executive Coach Dana Theus writes in her piece on accomplishments, “stating an accomplishment is a very word-efficient and intuitive way for [interviewers] to envision [a candidate’s] competencies.” Or, I will say, “think of it as telling me a story about a time when you.”

The Importance of Project Governance


Very few companies have the luxury of dedicating full time resources to HCM implementations, and many of the people playing critical roles on the project team have been seconded and asked to help out on the project while still doing their regular job. These people often come with minimal experience doing implementation work, and being on a project team is not necessarily a core competency. Team members will attend scheduled meetings. Meeting attendance is not optional.

Increase Employee Retention with Career Pathing


As businesses compete to attract top-notch talent, the need to retain and engage existing employees becomes increasingly important. Focus on three aspects of your employee’s professional development: Identifying strengths and competencies.

A Guide to Properly Onboarding New Hires


Taking the time to properly onboard a new hire can mean the difference between retaining your new employee and re-advertising the position within months. Onboarding a new employee increases a company’s retention rates, reducing the risk of losing talent to competing interests and lowering hiring costs. An onboarding portal takes time to set up, but once complete can be used to help multiple new hires acclimatize to company culture and expectations.

Employees: When Should You Lawyer Up – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I reached out to two individuals who have been very gracious with their time. Ballman outlines several reasons you might need an attorney: “There are some times in your employment that you may definitely need an attorney. There are times when you absolutely, positively need a lawyer.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II


In her book, Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg recounts the story of a board meeting where all the men attending (plus Sheryl) sat down around the conference table, while the couple of women attending chose chairs that were around the edge of the room.