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Performance Evaluations

Why Evaluate Performance?

Nora T. Akins | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Performance appraisals have received a lot of criticism over the past several years. Most supervisors and employees dislike the whole process. Perhap...

Don't Procrastinate, Evaluate! Timely Tips to Effectively Implement the Right Talent Management Strategy for the New Year

Dana Smith | Posted 03.25.2015 | Small Business
Dana Smith

While you may cringe at the amount of time it takes to develop the right words to say that both inspires staff, while at the same time, provides constrictive criticism for areas of deficiency, don't discount the importance and power of evaluating employee performance.

A Self-Evaluation Selfie

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

When communicating detail-oriented tasks for me to perform, please speak slowly and softly. If possible, light incense and put on James Taylor to increase my comfort level. Think of deadlines not so much as specific points in time, but Einsteinian concepts of expanding, infinite units of time.

10 Reasons to Get Rid of Performance Reviews

Samuel Culbert | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Samuel Culbert

Why would any corporate executive allow this to continue? Why don't they put a stop to this destructive, intimidating practice, a practice that instills fear in employees and prevents open communication in the workplace? I wish I knew.

What You're Not Doing at Work -- and Should Be!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 02.03.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Unless you overhear people speaking about you or you specifically ask them, you are not likely to know what they really think of you or your work. Here's how I keep tabs on my own "reputation ratings."

Working From Home Could Hurt Your Career

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

The millions of Americans who are skipping out on the daily commute may also be losing out on a promotion. These so-called 'telecommuters' are les...

Students Still Have Unequal Access To Educational Opportunities

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education

Amid efforts in education reform, students across the country still face large disparities in educational resources and opportunities, according to a ...

Principal For A Day: Kids Share Their Advice On Education Issues

Posted 06.14.2011 | Education

At HuffPost Education, teachers, politicians, superintendents, principals and parents weigh in daily with their opinions on controversial issues, from...

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.

The Difference Between Performance Reviews and Performance Management

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

In order to truly be useful, evaluating employees and providing feedback should really be a continuous function in every organization.