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6 Steps to a More Effective Performance Management Program

BirdDogHR recently contributed an article titled "6 Steps to a More Effective Performance Management Program" on TLNT. This article explores how companies can audit their current performance management processes and transition into a more streamlined process that promotes employee engagement and retention.

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Is Fast Work More Productive Work?

When looking at performance, it can be easy to get caught up in the numbers. Did an employee meet quotas for number of calls? Did they meet the monthly requirement for units produced? Or are they falling behind when looking at the given units of performance measurement? While fast work...

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Reviews Are Done and Change Needs to Happen — Here’s How to Do It

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Encouraging Performance Management with a Busy Team

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More than the Numbers: Rethinking Performance Reviews

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Importance of Employee Training for Construction

While it may seem like a no-brainer, employee training is one of the most underrated aspects of talent management within the construction industry. Training should not be merely a one-time experience during the onboarding process, but a continuous, evolving element of an employees’ career.

Training is an investment, with...

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Conducting Mid-Year Reviews

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