How to get the most out of Performance Reviews

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For many businesses the end of financial year is fast approaching and it can be a busy time for performance and salary reviews. The process can be time consuming for employers.  Many managers I speak to feel stressed and challenged by the conversations that need to be had! What can you do to ensure you and your employees get the most out of the process?

Make sure your employees have a clear idea of what is expected of them

It sounds obvious doesn’t it? but many of the employees I see who are underperformin have
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If hard work is its own reward as the saying goes, what role do incentives have to play in employee performance? Its human instinct to enjoy being acknowledged and recognised for our efforts. The common definition of incentives are rewards that link pay to the employee’s performance, however there are numerous ways to incentivise employees – not all of them involving money Those in favour of incentives argue that they are a great motivator for employees and when done well the competitiveness they spark can increase
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Providing feedback to your employees can be difficult, especially if that feedback isn’t positive.

How do you provide feedback to your employees?  Here are the do's and don'ts for providing feedback to your employees... Some employers opt to provide negative feedback in the form of a ‘feedback sandwich’ providing positive, negative and then positive feedback again.  This acts to ‘soften the blow’ for what the employer actually wants to tell the employee.  However, this can come across as insincere a
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