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Annual Reviews

The Uncertain Future of the Annual Performance Review

David Hassell | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business
David Hassell

The world of work has changed forever, but the way we manage people hasn't yet caught up. Many business leaders I speak with are still relying on outd...

How Women Can Approach Their End-of-Year Review With Confidence

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

As December approaches, thoughts turn to the office party, Secret Santa, treats in the company kitchen and, most of all, preparing for an extended break. However, for many professionals the thought of rehashing the past year at their end-of-the year review can be troubling and anxiety producing.

Why I No Longer Dread Annual Reviews at Work

Alan C. Fox | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Alan C. Fox

In the old days I would say to an employee after his or her first day on the job, "I've decided to renew your option. You can come back tomorrow." Today I cringe at the thought of how I would feel if my new boss of one day said that to me.

Self-Employed? Give Yourself an Annual Review

Women & Co | Posted 12.17.2012 | Small Business
Women & Co

I may no longer work in an office full of people and the resulting social politics, but I still have contacts and clients who play an important role in my self-employed work, even if I don't see them every day like I would see coworkers in previous jobs.

Managing Behavior With One Strike, You're Out

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

Corporate America has a bad habit. It tolerates, perpetuates and systemically ignores bad behavior by keeping problem employees around far longer than they should.