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APPRAISALS

The danger of a “satisfactory” appraisal

Appraisals aren’t a legal requirement but it is good practice to carry them out at least once a year. When doing so you should avoid a “satisfactory” or “unsatisfactory” rating system. Why? More...

APPRAISALS

Must we carry out appraisals?

RECRUITMENT

What could be better than a reference?

Another employer has provided you with a basic reference about one of its former employees. As it doesn’t enable you to assess the individual’s suitability for a job role in your business, is there anything else you can ask to see? More...

APPRAISALS

Are appraisals a “complete waste of time”?

In a recent poll of 1,000 employees, 37% of respondents classified workplace appraisals as a “complete waste of time”. You know as well as we do that staff are renowned for moaning, but could they be right on this one? More...

APPRAISALS

Employees: prepare for your appraisals!

No matter how much effort you put into creating a robust appraisal system, you won’t reap the benefits if your staff have the wrong attitude to the process. So what expectations should you set from the start? More...

APPRAISALS

Employees: prepare for your appraisals!

No matter how much effort you put into creating a robust appraisal system, you won’t reap the benefits if your staff have the wrong attitude to the process. So what expectations should you set from the start? More...

RETIREMENT

How to approach retirement discussions

Even though the default retirement age of 65 has been abolished, employees can still opt to retire voluntarily. But how do you bring this sensitive subject up without giving any hint of “age discrimination”? More...

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Give your employees SMART objectives

It’s vital to link your employees’ objectives to the needs of your business; this guarantees success. But this doesn’t have to be a time-consuming process - with just five easy steps you can be SMART about it. So how does this work? More...

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

What are the benefits of an appraisal system?

One of our subscribers is thinking about implementing an appraisal system for all employees. What benefits could be gained from this process, which topics can be covered and how often should appraisals occur? More...

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Appraisals that work

For a performance appraisal to be effective it needs to be based on objective criteria and not allied to pay reviews. So what are the critical elements of an effective appraisal system? More...
Last updated: 17.12.2018

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