Performance Management Articles

How to (Safely) Use AI in Performance Management
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How to (Safely) Use AI in Performance Management

Performance management requires a human touch, but there are ways to use AI in performance management without sacrificing the human element.
10 Steps for How to Retain Top Talent in 2024
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10 Steps for How to Retain Top Talent in 2024

Wondering how to retain top talent in 2024? Here are 10 tips that should help you keep your most productive employees happy.
How to Build Company Culture - 7 Steps for 2024
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How to Build Company Culture - 7 Steps for 2024

Culture can drive results for your bottom line. Follow these seven steps to build an enduring company culture in 2024.
20 Ideas to Improve Company Culture in 2024
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20 Ideas to Improve Company Culture in 2024

Check out 20 examples of companies taking steps to improve company culture and seeing outstanding results on the other side.
15 of the Best Company Culture Examples for 2024
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15 of the Best Company Culture Examples for 2024

These companies have used performance management to build the best company culture examples in the world today.
How to Handle Manager Burnout in 2024
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How to Handle Manager Burnout in 2024

Manager burnout doesn't have to derail your business. Find out how to use performance management to solve this issue.
How to Achieve a High Performance Culture
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How to Achieve a High Performance Culture

Achieving a high performance culture starts by tracking, rewarding, and honing performance. Learn how to use reviews and goals to do so.
Performance Management in Education: Best Practices & Processes
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Performance Management in Education: Best Practices & Processes

To effectively manage performance, a customized approach is needed. Here's how to establish a modern performance management process tailored for education.
Retail Performance Management - 8 Steps to Create a Strategy
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Retail Performance Management - 8 Steps to Create a Strategy

To effectively manage performance, a customized approach is needed. Here's how to establish a modern performance management process tailored for education.
How To Make Performance Management Relevant
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How To Make Performance Management Relevant

One of the most common challenges of performance management strategies is keeping them relevant for the many roles within your organization. You want a strategy that creates a unified employee experience, but each person’s work can be wildly different. Employees often complain that they’re being evaluated in ways that misunderstand them and their impact on the organization.

In this conversation, we explore how Diana Carrillo implemented a performance management strategy at Cooper Norman that caters to the needs of different service lines while also unifying performance management across the firm.

Schedule of Events

11:00 - 11:30am ET: How To Make Performance Management Relevant

11:30 - 12:00pm ET: Networking/Learn more about PerformYard

Speakers

Diana Carrillo, HR Business Partner at Cooper Norman

Designing 30-60-90 Check-Ins for New Hires
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Designing 30-60-90 Check-Ins for New Hires

New hire check-ins are a commonly overlooked element of successful performance management, but they play an important role in onboarding people. Great 30,60,90 day check-ins ensure people land well in their new roles and introduce them to a company’s performance culture. They can drive better retention, manager-employee relationships, and cultural alignment.

In this conversation with Stephanie Lionetti at Promontory MortgagePath, you’ll learn how she structured 30-60-90 day check-ins and how she uses this process to introduce new hires to the development mindset that’s so important to company culture.

Leading through Performance Management: How to Drive Cultural Change through Formalized Check-ins, Goal-setting and Feedback
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Leading through Performance Management: How to Drive Cultural Change through Formalized Check-ins, Goal-setting and Feedback

Many strategic HR pros use modern performance management to steer the ship and lead their people. However, in order to be an effective approach to change management, it needs to be formalized and HR must be able to effectively monitor and coach people through the process.

In this conversation with the HR team at Callen-Lorde, you’ll learn how they brought consistency and control to performance management and how their new, more organized, approach is enabling initiatives like development goals and manager training.

Increasing Performance Management Effectiveness with Coaches
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Increasing Performance Management Effectiveness with Coaches

A performance management strategy is only as effective as the conversations and feedback it prompts. That’s why the best HR teams partner with internal coaches to execute their plans. Coaches are often more trained on and supportive of the performance management approach. They usher the process along, ensuring that conversations and feedback stay focused.

During this conversation, you’ll learn the benefits of coaches and the best ways to incorporate coaching into your performance management process.

Driving Organizational Change with Performance Management
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Driving Organizational Change with Performance Management

Today’s HR leaders use performance management as a tool for driving change and achieving organizational goals. Strategies have expanded from compliance-focused annual reviews to year-round feedback that aligns an entire organization around values and goals.


In this webinar, we’ll show you how to build a performance management strategy that serves the most pressing needs of your organization. And in the process, you’ll also learn how HR can gain a seat at the leadership table and become a strategic business partner.


PerformYard In Action
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PerformYard In Action

Performance management software streamlines and automates the large administrative burden of pulling off a modern strategy. During this webinar attendees saw one of the leading performance management softwares, PerformYard.

This was an exclusive look through the eyes of one of our customers.



The Five Models of Performance Management
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The Five Models of Performance Management

Speaker: Alex Scott, Marketing Manager at PerformYard

The first and most important step to getting your performance management strategy right is deciding what performance management approach is best for your organization.

During this 20 minute webinar, we will cover a framework for creating performance management strategies that serve the needs of the organizations and employees they serve.

You will learn more about:

  • The five approaches and five models to performance management
  • How to diagnose your organization’s performance needs
  • How to map those needs to the right performance management approach

How Technology is Changing the Performance Management Landscape
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How Technology is Changing the Performance Management Landscape

Speakers: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager & Madalyn Trestrail, Account Executive at PerformYard

Human capital costs are often the largest single line item for an organization, and yet most organizations under-invest in their people. Small investments in technology that develops employees, drives engagement or aligns work can have huge returns. In this session, we explain how performance management technology can automate administrative tasks, reduce employee turnover and improve organizational alignment and optimization.

Duration: 38 min

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The cost of a bad performance management system
  • How performance management technology works
  • The five most important things to consider before automating your performance management process
How to Create Transparency Through 360 Peer Reviews
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How to Create Transparency Through 360 Peer Reviews

Speakers: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager at PerformYard & Krista Molloy, Director of HR at Egg Strategy

Duration: 30 min


When Krista started at Egg Strategy, she quickly realized the organization had a robust but manual performance management process so she took it upon herself to find an automated performance management system that was flexible, scalable and customizable. Krista shares how a culture of transparency naturally surfaced from automating Egg Strategy's performance management process and how their 360 peer reviews evolved to become the most frequent and valuable feedback employees receive.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • How Egg Strategy manages upward evaluations
  • How 360 peer reviews are executed and the impact on employee performance
  • How goal setting has evolved and what that means for the company
How Western National Insurance Group Streamlined Performance Management and Increased Employee Feedback
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How Western National Insurance Group Streamlined Performance Management and Increased Employee Feedback

Speakers: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager at PerformYard & Sharon Sterriker, HR Analyst Lead at Western National Insurance

Duration: 20 min

Sharon Sterriker led the performance management transformation at Western National Insurance Group with the goal of making the process easy and relevant for its 750 employees. She shares the step by step details on how Western National Insurance streamlined their process and increased employee feedback.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How Sharon pitched the need for change to leadership
  • How employee feedback shaped their new process
  • How they launched and communicated the changes
How automation of feedback and recognition increased employee morale at VCC Construction
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How automation of feedback and recognition increased employee morale at VCC Construction

Speakers: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager at PerformYard & Candice Offonry, Talent Acquisition Manager at VCC Construction

Duration: 30 minutes

As the Talent Acquisition Manager, Candice is responsible for the performance management process and review cycles at VCC Construction. She joined us to share how VCC’s employee assessment evolved from paper forms to an automated and robust process that better reflects, recognizes and celebrates the performance of VCC’s 300 employees.

In the webinar you will learn:

  1. How VCC Construction instituted a culture of feedback and recognition
  2. How its custom process allows the organization to identify high potential employees
  3. How VCC Construction revised its review forms to better assess employee performance 
How Porte Brown’s development focused process increases employee engagement and boosts satisfaction
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How Porte Brown’s development focused process increases employee engagement and boosts satisfaction

Speakers: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager at PerformYard & Adam Hoffman, Director of Talent Management at Porte Brown

Porte Brown, with its strong emphasis on learning, discovered that the best way to manage employee performance was to develop a process based on learning and growth. So they automated and streamlined their process to be focused on employee development. Adam Hoffman joins us to share how Porte Brown’s  performance management process evolved and the steps it took to develop an easy and simple process focused on development. 

Duration: 46 min

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to understand the performance management needs of your organization
  • How to use that knowledge to pick the right performance management approach
  • How Porte Brown transformed its process to meet organizational goals
How to Design a 360 Review Process
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How to Design a 360 Review Process

Speaker: Talicia Bosso, Marketing Manager at PerformYard

360 reviews are a valuable tool, but if you get them wrong they can backfire. An effective process requires considerations of visibility, anonymity, nominations, staging, question types and more. In this webinar, we will show you how to get them right and set you up to succeed.

Duration: 20 minutes

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The four key decisions to consider before implementing a 360 review process
  • The tools to help you succeed
  • Real-life examples of successful 360 review processes
How to Create Effective Employee Review & Check-In Forms
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How to Create Effective Employee Review & Check-In Forms

Speaker: Alex Scott, Marketing Manager at PerformYard 

Duration: 22 minutes

There is both an art and science to nailing the perfect employee review form. When done correctly, it can create clarity, inspire reflection and build better working relationships. In this webinar, you will learn how to improve your review forms and craft empowering questions that trigger insightful conversations.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • The principles of simple and effective review forms
  • How to design review questions that create value
  • Real life examples of organizations that perfected their review forms


How to Build A Modern Performance Management Process
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How to Build A Modern Performance Management Process

Speaker: Alex Scott, Marketing Manager at PerformYard

Duration 20 min

Since the start of PerformYard, we have seen a gap between the flashy strategies we read about in magazines and the practical approaches we see our customers implement for performance management. During this webinar, I cover key points to building a modern performance management process.

You will learn:

- The underlying principles of modern performance management

- The roadmap for starting to improve your own performance management strategy

5 Approaches to Performance Management and How to Choose
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5 Approaches to Performance Management and How to Choose

Match Your Performance Management to Your Organization's Needs

Every performance management strategy should be bespoke to the needs of the organization it serves, but the question remains, how do you choose? This webinar provides a deeper dive into how to understand the performance management needs of your organization and how to use that knowledge to pick the right performance management approach.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • How to diagnose your organization’s performance needs
  • How to map those needs to the right performance management approach


The 5 Models of Performance Management
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The 5 Models of Performance Management

Speaker: Alex Scott, Marketing Manager at PerformYard

The first and most important step to getting your performance management strategy right is deciding what performance management approach is best for your organization.

During this 20 minute webinar, you will come away with a framework for creating performance management strategies that serve the needs of the organizations and employees they serve.

You will learn more about:

  • The five approaches and five models to performance management
  • How to diagnose your organization’s performance needs
  • How to map those needs to the right performance management approach