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The Value of Strategic Workforce Planning

Strategic workforce planning is a process that ensures that your business has the right people in the right jobs at the right time to achieve your expected results. This discipline helps organizations understand their current state, forecast talent gaps, and take the necessary steps to close those gaps. It is a core business process that […]

6 Common Talent Evaluation Errors by Even Experienced Managers

One of the most important aspects when interviewing a potential job candidate is giving an accurate talent evaluation rating. Unfortunately, this is not always an easy task. Other factors besides performance often get in the way and influence the interviewer to rate too low or too high. Don’t make that mistake!

When it comes to […]

Are your managers on track to deliver?

Five Critical Management Derailers: Symptoms and Remedies

Times of change present many challenges for organizations, particularly for front-line managers whose people will be responsible for implementing the change. Pressure to perform is high, as are emotions, and everyone is expected to do more with less.

Ironically, the times when you need your managers to perform […]

Developing an Atmosphere of Coaching – Part III

Help the manager develop coaching skills

In Part I we discussed how to develop an atmosphere of coaching and in Part II we discussed fixing the performance review. Let’s talk now about how to help the manager develop coaching skills.

How do you transform managers into coaches? As noted earlier, building and changing the corporate […]

Developing an Atmosphere of Coaching – Part II

Fixing the performance review

In Part I we discussed how to develop an atmosphere of coaching.

Let’s take a look at the current system of reviewing employee performance, as well as what’s wrong with that system. Typically an annual event, the review is founded on good motives. It stems from a desire to equitably […]