How to Reboot Performance Management

Modernizing Traditional Performance Management Practices

When:  Tuesday, April 24, 2018,  9am - 3pm EST

Where:  The Survey Group
               One Van de Graaff Drive
               Burlington, MA 01803 USA

Deadline to Register: 04/20/2018
Cost: $345.00 - Members, $375.00 - Non-Members 

Are you exploring alternatives to the command and control approach of rating and documenting past performance, but need some guidance? In this session you will learn how to measure performance and make pay decisions without ratings. Reshape employee and manager communications to drive and align performance expectations with forward-looking dialogue. Sway your change resistors and skeptics by anticipating and skillfully addressing the most common objections to moving away from annual reviews.


  • Reframe the "performance management problem" by socializing ideas that nearly everyone in your organization can agree upon.
  • Replace annual review ratings with metrics that will drive and track employee performance, inform equitable pay decisions, promotions, and other employment decisions.
  • Avoid the pitfalls of swapping annual reviews and ratings by implementing the new "frequent conversation" model.
  • Set your managers and employees up for success with a collaborative system for ongoing and actionable feedback and coaching.
  • Examples of how to re-brand performance management.


Customizable Tools and Tactics for Reinventing Performance Management

Sponsored by 
The Largest HR Association in the Northeast

When:  Tuesday, October 24, 2017,  8am - 5pm EST

Where:  Environmental Health and Engineering
             117 4th Avenue
             Needham Heights, Massachusetts  02494
             United States


Program Overview:

The workplace has changed to be more collaborative, social and fast moving.  So, shouldn't your performance management (PM) process change too?  Organizations from global giants to start-ups are reimagining PM and testing new ideas. 

Find out how to make a fundamental shift to streamline your system by reducing complex low-value activities, and adopting practices that lead to continuous performance management with measurable results.   

This hands-on workshop is for HR professionals looking for proven strategies and change- management skills to socialize alternatives to traditional performance management, involve change sponsor, and influence change resistors. 

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Learning Objectives -This program will show you how to:

1.  Tactfully challenge outdated beliefs and practices.

2.  Sway skeptics with proven tools and easy-to-duplicate and adapt strategies.

3.  Satisfactorily answer the four most common change objections.

4.  Reshape and strengthen manager and employee communications with more frequent forward-looking dialogue [versus reviewing past performance].

5.  Continue tracking, measuring performance, and making pay decisions (without ratings).

6.  Phase out the annual performance review, or keep (but modernize) the annual process.  

7.  Examine how HR's role in performance management is changing and evolving for the better.

Participants will each receive a 60-page planning workbook—tangible, practical resources, sample communications, and tools they can take back to their organization and share with decision-makers and peers.

Program Facilitator
Jamie Resker
Practice Leader and Founder of Employee Performance Solutions

Jamie helps organizations evolve and modernize their performance management systems to develop customized compensation and talent assessments and learn more useful and meaningful feedback processes and tools.  Jamie has dedicated half of her three-decades-long HR career to reframing performance management to be more forward-focused and empowering, an approach reshaping perceptions and yielding more immediate results in organizations around the U.S. Jamie is the originator of the Performance Continuum Feedback Method® and The 10-Minute Conversation, two frameworks proven to drive performance. She holds a BA in Business from Emmanuel College, is on the faculty for the Northeast Human Resources Association, is a contributor to Halogen Software's Talent Space Blog, and is an editorial advisory board member for HR Examiner.  Learn more at

$599 Members
$799 Non-Members


7:30am – Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast
8:00am – Program Begins
12:00pm - 1:00pm – Lunch (provided)
5:00pm - Program Adjourns


CEU Credits:
This program has been approved for 8 General Credit Hours.

NEHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.