On February 12, 2013, members of the HR BioTech Connect group gathered to hear Jamie Resker present: Do Your Performance Management Practices do More Harm Than Good? Throughout a highly-spirited presentation that consisted of strong visuals, audience interaction, and practical exercises, Jamie helped all attendees to look at strategies that could improve their employee performance management processes.
Research shows that regular feedback improves performance. So if you want to take control of your career and improve performance, solicit feedback from others. Ask your manager, peers, internal and external customers, about how you’re doing and what you could to do improve. Feedback expert Jamie Resker suggests you ask two key questions:
The Worst Way to Give Performance Feedback Featured on Halogen Software's Employee Perfmance and Talent Management Blog. Most leaders give feedback in a way that will be received as an attack. This leads the individual on the receiving end to react defensively. Are you delivering feedback in a way that has the effect of demoralizes your employees?
Mastering the Art of Giving Feedback: Tips for Handling Colleagues and Clients
Featured on FirmVoice, a Blog from the Council on Public Relations Firms
Sometimes people disappoint us and when they do helpful feedback can keep our relationships on track.
What to do When Your Key Employee Goes "Charlie Sheen"
Featured on Business News Daily
The troubles of actor Charlie Sheen in the bright lights of Hollywood and former Dior designer John Galliano on the runways of Paris have shown what can happen when the person largely responsible for a business’ success is suddenly let go.
Manage Performance Through Timely Feedback: The Puppy Theory
eBriefing based on a webcast presented through the Human Capital Institute
When asked how she gives employee feedback, Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, had this answer: "I have the puppy theory
Performance Feedback on the Radio
Jamie Resker was intereviewed on Global Talk Radio, the Sales Talk Live show on February 16, 2011.
The Oldest Recognition Program on Earth
Featured on Rypple.com and written by Jamie Resker and Michael Shipman, VP of Talent Development for Rockland Trust.
I was Fired Because My Performance Wasn't Where It Was Supposed to Be.
Was This Fair? Featured on Boston.com
Employee Reviews: 5 Things You Need to Know
Employees hate them, and bosses hate them too. How to make the process effective, productive -- and painless. Featured on AOL Small Business.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: 5 Things You Need to Know
Small companies can be friendly environments. Sometimes a little too friendly. How to deal with -- and prevent -- sexual harassment in the workplace. Featured on AOL Small Business.
Don't Let Bad-Apple Behavior Spoil the Barrel
"Even when an employee is competent in terms of getting the work done, a bad attitude or pattern of disruptive behavior can be poisonous to the whole environment and make others less productive. Nip it in the bud, to set the tone for the kind of organization you want to be." Featured on AOL Small Business Tip of the Day.
How to Conduct a Talent Review
A simple visual model to assess your talent. Featured on Make Work MeaningfulTM
What Stops Us From Providing Feedback?
What gets in the way of giving feedback; another approach. Featured on Make Work MeaningfulTM
How to Hire a Web Developer
Have you reached the point that you need a professional working on staff to build and maintain your web presence? Here's your guide to the best practices for hiring a web developer. Featured on Inc.com's Small Business HR Guide.
Break Bad Habits Early
"Address employee performance issues before they turn into persistent patterns. Chances are, the problem is in people's blind spot, but if they were redirected, they would most likely be able to recalibrate their performance." Featured on AOL Small Business Tip of the Day.
Ask the Expert
Ask the HR Expert Profiles
Featured on Boston.com Monster.com Hiring Hub
Dealing With Performance Issues
Featured on Boston.com, NEHRA, The Voice of Human Resources