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The PerformYard Blog

A practical look at building and implementing your perfect performance management process.

Creating Questions for an Upward Performance Appraisal

By John Courtney December 11, 2018

Upward feedback, a.k.a. asking employees to review managers, can help you create the kind of ..

How to Increase Completion Rates for Performance Reviews

By John Courtney October 11, 2018

Perhaps more than any other business function, HR performance is hard to measure. How do you..

Make Your Employee Appraisals More Fair with 4 Simple Ideas

By John Courtney September 25, 2018

If you've been following the performance management space for any amount of time, you know how..

7 Things an Effective Self-Review Form Should Accomplish

By John Courtney September 11, 2018

How would you rate your job performance at our company?

Open-Ended or Closed-Ended Questions in Performance Reviews?

By Ben Hastings July 31, 2018

In HR, business, and life, people search for answers when they should be looking at questions.

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How To Give a Negative Performance Review - 6 Communication Principles and +21 Example Phrases

By John Courtney July 24, 2018

Feedback is about as powerful in business as it is in rock n’ roll.

And when managers do it..

The Pros and Cons of 360 reviews

By Jon Malpass April 5, 2018

There are times when a performance appraisal does just the right thing and times when it just..

Are you asking the right performance review questions?

By Ben Hastings April 3, 2018

At least half the pain of the performance review are all the questions that come with it. Most..

9 Things Performance Reviews Should Accomplish

By Ben Hastings February 22, 2018

It's no secret that performance reviews get a bad rap.

Come November, they can hang like a black..

How to Use Performance Reviews to Spot Future Talent

By Ben Hastings February 9, 2018

I once attended a high-level conference of executives managing high growth enterprises and many..

4 Easy Ways to Get Your Performance Reviews Back on Track

By John Courtney February 6, 2018

Between staying on top of day-to-day tasks and good old-fashioned fear of confrontation, there..

Are Your Employee Reviews Getting Done?

By John Courtney January 23, 2018

The HR world is changing fast. Tech is changing, talent is changing, and the future of work will..

Should HR be part of the employee review process?

By John Courtney December 19, 2017

As an HR professional, you have a hand in a million different parts of the business.

On any..

How to Have the End of Year Performance Conversation

By Ben Hastings December 12, 2017

Ah, the annual performance review. This time of year, it's the only thing more dreaded than..

Can Managers Rate Employee Skills Effectively?

By Ben Hastings November 30, 2017

Most bosses think they know their employees better than anyone else.

After all, we spend 90,000..

Should You Choose Annual or Quarterly Performance Reviews?

By Ben Hastings November 15, 2017

We're experiencing a major shake-up in the world of performance appraisals.

Business behemoths..

Deloitte's Radically Simple Review

By John Courtney October 13, 2017

Deloitte, an organization with over 263,000 employees, has one of the simplest performance..

In Defense of Performance Reviews

By John Courtney March 29, 2017

Everyone hates the employee review

The non-practical types love to talk about killing..

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