Tagged: Performance Management

Get The Wrong People Off The Bus

Last week I read an article about a startup called Code42, based in Minneapolis.   After raising additional funds and seeing 100% year over year growth employees might have felt pretty good about their future....

Can you get blood from a stone?

Can you get blood from a stone?

I’m writing over at Performance I Create today, here is a quick snippet: “The phrase “You can’t get blood out of a stone” refers to the inability to extract something from nothing. We do...

Engagement, Retention and Performance Appraisals

Engagement, Retention and Performance Appraisals

Time for your annual review…Today I am hosting a guest post from Sean Conrad of Halogen Software. Don’t worry,  this is NOT a post extolling the virtues of Halogen Software,  instead Sean is talking...

Like People? HR is not for you

Like People? HR is not for you

A long time ago I was asked in an interview if I liked people.  Puzzled by the question I responded that yes of course I liked people.  The interviewer (lets call him Sam) told...