Whether you're an HRprofessional or a manager, chances are there's one task you really dislike: giving performance reviews. Even if you know the basic points you want to get across, finding the right words and committing them to paper is about as much fun as a trip to the dentist. But this handy little book puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips. Paul Falcone covers the 25 most commonly rated performance factors, including productivity, time management, teamwork, and decision making, plus job-specific parameters that apply in sales, customer service, finance, and many other areas. Not just for review time, the book will also be ...
As a manager, you aren't truly successful unless your employees are as well. Helping them establish compelling, actionable performance goals is the first and most important step, and 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals is there to lend a hand. A natural follow-up to the bestselling 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, this quick-reference guide provides readers with ready-to-use performance goals organized by the characteristics and core competencies used most often in the appraisal process. From attendance and attitude to teamwork and time management, managers will find the language they need to inspire exceptional results. The book also includes wording tailored to many of the most common positions in sales and marketing, accounting and finance, HR, IT, legal, manufacturing, operations, and more. Comprehensive and organized for ease of use, this book enables managers to lay the groundwork necessary for phenomenal achievement on the part of their people.
A comprehensive yet accessible handbook for writing and conducting meaningful, effective performance reviews, geared toward managers of all levels, from the author of How to Write It. Performance reviews are one of the best tools managers have to shape company talent and culture, develop strong channels of communication with employees, and create systemic change. However, the stress and struggle to find just the right words is often what managers and HR professionals dislike most about conducting employee evaluations. In this pithy, user-friendly handbook, author and writing teacher Sandra E. Lamb lays out the best methods and proven tactics to administer productive evaluations that benefit ...
Presents lists of adjectives and phrases describing an employee's accuracy, development, goals and objectives, interpersonal skills, judgement, problem solving, supervisory skills, time management, and writing ability.
When not handled correctly, performance appraisals can turn into nerve-wracking confrontations. If employees and managers aren’t on the same page about expectations and performance, the working relationship can be seriously harmed. Productive Performance Appraisals gives readers all the easy-to-use tools they need to conduct an effective review -- including sample dialogs, checklists, and forms. The book shows readers how to: * plan and organize the appraisal session * set short- and long-term goals * elicit the employee’s input * handle problems and "sticky" subjects such as promotions and disagreements. Now completely updated, the book has new sections on rating employees, justifying scores, and weaving disciplinary language into the review. Readers will also find guidance on developing career plans, keeping consistent records, communicating changes in roles, how reviews are used when determining layoffs, and much more.
Offers strategies, scripts and real-life scenarios to attract and retain skilled, motivated and loyal people to an organisation. Discusses how to identify the best talent, gather crucial information during an interview and create a positive environment that engages employees.
Performance appraisals are one of the least enjoyable duties managers face. They’re time-consuming, tedious, and require the perfect balance between criticism and praise. This collection of handy, ready-to-use performance appraisals will save you time and effort, while increasing the clarity and value of your appraisals. These customizable sample evaluations can address almost any situation.
The Manager’s Phrase Book is a collection of thousands of ready-to-use phrases that will enable you to move into the ranks of today’s most competent managers. You will have control of any situation at a moment’s notice, regardless of your position in the corporate world. You will have all the weapons you need to succeed where vibrant, meaningful, appropriate, and, perhaps above all, precise language is required. With this passport to success, you will begin a new game in which you are among the charismatic, the untouchable—the elite. The Manager’s Phrase Book is an amazingly fast paced, easy-to-use reference book that will help you to: Use the correct words at all times Conquer conflict Take on challenges and challengers Build bridges between people Address sticky situations Further your own career And so much more The Manager’s Phrase Book makes it easy for you to break out of the mundane world of management and to take on all comers. It is the latest compilation of Patrick Alain’s research on how managers really communicate in today’s world.
THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR THE RIGHT SITUATION—EVERY TIME Perfect Phrases for Writing Job Descriptions helps you craft job descriptions that attract the best talent and accurately convey job responsibilities. And after you find that ideal candidate, this valuable resource will assist you with performance reviews, goal setting, and accountability. Hundreds of tips, examples, and sample phrases to help you: Get candidates excited about opportunities in your company Attract and recruit the very best talent Foster communication between supervisors and employees Evaluate performance and provide clear feedback to new employees
With more than 120,000 copies sold, this hiring classic gets results. Why do so many promising job candidates turn out to be disappointing employees? How can you consistently hire the right people at the right time for the right roles? Employment expert Paul Falcone supplies the tools you need to land top talent. The third edition of his practical and popular book is packed with interview questions, each designed to reveal the real person sitting across the table. What is the applicant’s motivation for changing jobs? How well does he handle stress? Does she consistently show initiative? Managers learn to define the key criteria they seek in their next hire and pose strategic questions to u...