This week, we take a look at the state of performance management, how employers and employees feel about it today, and trends that will affect the processes and frameworks of tomorrow.
Performance management practices aren’t working for many managers
In a recent survey, 49% of managers and employers said they saw little value in their organization’s existing performance management processes.
Only 2% of organizations say their performance management is exceptional
It’s not surprising to learn that traditional models of performance management are falling out of favor with employers and employees, but survey results recently released by Mercer reveal just how deep that dissatisfaction is.
Feedback and Coaching Helps Employees: Fighting 3 Feedback Fallacies
It’s not uncommon for managers to lean heavily toward positive encouragement and praise for jobs well done while shying away from corrective feedback out of fear that it will discourage employees. But is constructive criticism actually harmful? This article challenges that idea by breaking down three common assumptions.
How to Adapt Performance Management for the Contemporary Career Path
The career trajectory of yesterday was a linear one. You went to a college or university, found a job in your field, and remained there until you retired. Today, career landscapes more closely resemble a “choose your own adventure” story—a shift that’s presenting challenges for traditional models of performance management.