Effective employee exit interviews provide a chance to learn what’s working and what’s not, maintain goodwill with company alumni, and get candid feedback.
We cover tactics to untie compensation and performance ratings, to minimize bias and organizational drag.
Goal setting can streamline the hiring process, boost employee performance, and drive company culture. When the right goals are set, companies start to see less turnover and fewer frustrations with bad hires. So before you start taking resumes, here are a few things to consider.
Stretch goals can take teams and performance to new heights, or pave the way for disastrous failures. We explore when, why, and how to use stretch goals to inspire, motivate, and get results.
Too many managers conflate the fall-person with the cause of a project’s failure. Instead of worrying about identifying the culprit, good leaders focus their energy towards a solution. In this post, we'll cover how you can lead your team away from a culture of punishment and blame, and towards one of learning, innovation, and productive risk-taking.
Micromanaging is a hard habit to break, but doing so is crucial to your team’s growth and your success as a manager. We'll cover how to rebuild trust, stop getting in your team's way, and put those detail-obsessed behaviors to good use.
Learn to maintain your team's motivation even as the fresh enthusiasm of the new year fades.
Develop a positive team culture to make your employees creative, productive, and engaged.
Understand why we should eliminate the annual review, and why now.
The trade-offs in the annual performance review vs. frequent, real-time feedback debate.
Learn the value of one-on-ones and why you should hold them regularly with your direct reports.
The key to long-term onboarding success is easier than you think: own the process, give recognition, and be accessible.
Take a retrospective look at the last 30 days – what went well, what could have gone better, and how to improve the path to success.
4 important ways to engage a new hire during the first week.