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How to Conduct Performance Reviews in 2020

As we continue to navigate the ongoing implications of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to continue having regular conversations about performance. This helps individuals and organizations remain productive and moving forward through this challenging time.

In the past few months, many employees have adopted new ways of working. Some companies continue to work from home, while others have learned to adapt to new policies and procedures in response to the pandemic.

Through this, you may be left wondering if you should give your employees an annual performance review this year. The answer is yes.

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5 Simple Ways to Start Planning Your 2021 Business Goals

 

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4 Steps to Leverage Time and Increase Productivity

Put time back into your calendar by learning how to use leverage.

We all have the same number of hours in a week, so why do some people seem to get more done?

It’s easy to assume that productive people work harder, but that’s not necessarily true. The most productive leaders have learned to work smarter. Being productive while managing your time and priorities is key to running a successful business, department, or team. But there is only so much you can do on your own. The secret to accomplishing more throughout the week is by learning how to leverage your time

Leverage allows you to multiply your time by simply adding a little force. Getting better at using leverage will allow you to expand past your current capacity without being stressed or overworked.

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Creating An Effective Leadership System

Successful organizations are built on effective leadership.

In addition to driving innovation, effective leadership is a primary driver for the growth and development of an organization, and without it, businesses can struggle to survive.

Leaders throughout an organization are integral to the overall success of the business. Effective leadership is about executing the company's vision and setting the tone and culture. It's about creating plans and motivating people to work together to achieve that vision.

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Building An Effective Onboarding Plan for New Hires

Learn how to build a clear roadmap to help your new hire succeed and thrive.

First impressions are important, and when it comes to bringing new team members into your organization, ensuring a smooth transition is critical.

According to a report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 1 in 25 employees will leave their new job because of bad onboarding experiences.  

In addition to higher turnover, poor onboarding can impact your employee’s success and your organization's overall success. It can inhibit workplace efficiency and change an employee’s outlook on your company.

To get off on the right foot and set the tone for an employee’s expectations throughout their time with your organization, an effective on-boarding process is key.

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