• How To Receive Feedback Like A Champion: Surviving A Performance Review
    While you may just want to get your feedback session or annual performance review over with, you can survive and even leverage the feedback to thrive at your job. Proper preparation is key.
  • 6 Questions to Ask Yourself before You Write Your Performance Review
    The ability to accurately assess your personal strengths and weaknesses is not as simple as it seems, but it is an essential skill to develop.
  • How to Respond to an Appraisal Review When You Don't Agree with the Rating
    Your annual performance appraisal wasn’t the glowing review you’d expected. In fact, you’re almost wondering if your boss confused you with your slacker colleague.
  • Managing the Performance Appraisal: Are They Achieving Desired Results?
    The performance appraisal can be a valuable tool for helping both the company and the employee grow. Here’s how to get there.
  • How to Advance if Your Job Has a Higher Turnover Rate
    Many workers use their annual performance review as a time to make the case for a promotion. But in companies with a higher turnover rate, the person who performed your review in 2018 may be long gone by the time your 2019 review comes around. If your job has a high turnover rate, calculating per...
  • 5 Reasons Your Performance Evaluations Should Correlate With Your Job Descriptions
    When evaluating an employee, it's critical that the parameters you’re using are fair and appropriate. The best way to ensure this is to use the employee’s job description as the primary guideline for assessing his value to your organization. Judging staff members on criteria that fall outside of...
  • How To Manage And Respond To Online Reviews
    The days when only plumbers and restauranteurs had to worry about online reviews are long gone. From Glassdoor to Indeed to Vault, online review sites allow employees to rate employers anonymously. But do job seekers use online reviews to determine if they will apply? Or are they simply a way for...
  • How Successful People Write Their Self-Reviews
    The dreaded self-review. Most of us don't look forward to this annual task, and with good reason. Culturally, we aren't used to talking about ourselves, and the line between arrogance and selling yourself short can feel awfully thin. However, with the right attitude and approach, you can turn wri...
  • How to Make Sure Your Boss Knows Your Accomplishments
    If every win and achievement takes place in a void where your manager never hears about it, your efforts won’t be taken into account when it comes time for a raise or promotion. Here are the steps you need to take to make sure your boss is aware of what you’re accomplishing for the company.
  • The Feedback Your Employees Really Want
    The employee evaluation process is awkward at best. The trick to making the situation more beneficial and less painful for all involved is to focus on giving the types of feedback employees really want: feedback that's frequent, constructive, and actionable, as well as delivered in an appropriate...
  • Why Feedback Is Important for Employee Growth
    Effective and timely feedback is critical—and not only for the feel-good factor. Learn why feedback is important for employee growth.
  • 5 Tips to Prepare for That Employee Review Session
    It’s that time of year again — your opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments over the course of the year and share them with your manager. If only you could remember what you did!
  • This Is When It’s Ok to Ask for More Money
    Asking for more money can be uncomfortable. Bolster your confidence, and your case. This is when it’s ok to ask for more money.
  • What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting A Raise
    What do you do if your employer has decided to forego companywide raises this year? Despite the economy being relatively healthy compared to recent years, that’s a reality you should brace yourself for. Still, not getting a raise this year doesn’t mean your hands are tied. There are still a few t...
  • How to Give Feedback Like A Champion
    As a boss, talking to an employee about her performance is one of many key tasks on your daily to-do list. Keep in mind, though, that for your employee, that feedback session or annual performance review is likely the most important work event of the week or year. For best results, prepare carefu...
  • Turn Good Managers Into Great Coaches
    In traditional organizations, managers ensure compliance and track employee performance through assessments and ratings. We know those approaches can kill commitment and drop productivity.
  •  How to Build a Talent Strategy from the Inside Out
    It seems rather simple advice to begin any staffing endeavor by filling openings with existing talent before searching externally, but most companies find it hard to embrace.
  • Is It Bad Form To Pursue a Promotion During a Pandemic?
    Professionally, your 2020 was off to an awesome start. You were on track to achieve your goals and get promoted. ? Is it insensitive to ask for a promotion during a pandemic?
  • Going beyond Your Job Description
    At many companies, going beyond your job description is the best way to move up. Your boss has no way to know you can perform higher-level tasks until she sees you excel at those tasks. Learn more.
  • How Long Do You Need To Stay At a Job Before Moving On?
    Everyone knows that how you quit your job is important. But not everyone realizes that knowing when to do so is just as—if not more—important. So you’ve decided to move on? Read on for a general guide of quitting times that will reveal to future employers more about you than you might expect.