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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Written by two top business trainers, this guide reveals the strategies and language skills needed to make the most of performance appraisals - for both the reviewers and the reviewed. It breaks the process into five simple steps and explains what to say with hundreds of winning phrases organized by topic (and hundreds of counterproductive phrases too). Also included is advice on preparing an agenda, body language, and tone of voice - plus true success and horror stories.
It's review time again, and yet you can't find the time or the energy to write those appraisals. You draw a blank when faced with those intimidating HR forms. You struggle to document productivity and behavioral issues. You wish there were an easier way. With Performance Appraisals That Work, you'll never fight to find the right words for evaluations again. Chock full of more than 150 sample performance appraisals for all job types, this comprehensive reference guide gives you everything you need to write appropriate evaluations with ease and accuracy - from documenting and rewarding stellar performance to laying the groundwork for disciplinary action. Writing employee performance reviews need never stress you out again. With Performance Appraisals That Work, you'll improve the quality of your evaluations, save time and increase your productivity, and stop dreading review time for good.
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.
A well-crafted performance plan has the power to dramatically impact a company's bottom line by increasing efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. This uniquely practical book provides a customizable appraisal template covering the essential areas of performance and conduct and reveals how you can adapt it to fit varying business strategies. Taking into account factors such as workforce composition, company growth stage, and organizational goals and challenges, The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit shows you how to: * Profile ideal employee performance and behavior * Design competencies that power performance, both at the individual and enterprise level * Drive future change by setting your organization's strategic direction * Retool the appraisal as needed to ratchet up expectations over time Complete with model performance templates that make redesigning your current program simpler, this one-of-a-kind guide will help you create a dynamic appraisal system that's flexible and adaptable enough to accommodate market changes, revised priorities, and increasing productivity targets. This book is approved for HRCI Recertification Credit. See the SHRM store website for details.
HR secrets every manager should know. People power your business-and success can hinge on your hiring, inspiring, and keeping the right ones. As a manager, are you cultivating this vital resource? Is there more you could be doing? Are you just winging it? Every HR executive has a laundry list of things they wish managers knew: best practices that would enable the entire organization to operate more effectively...transforming those managers into exceptional-and highly promotable-leaders. Now in this accessible and practical playbook, HR expert and author Paul Falcone shows readers how to: Identify the best and the brightest talent * Hire for organizational compatibility * Communicate construc...
You'll never struggle with performance appraisals again! Do you dread writing employee performance evaluations? Do you struggle for hours to find just the right words of praise, avoid repetition, and tread the fine line between "constructive" and "criticism"? Performance Appraisal Phrase Book makes it easy for you. Featuring concise sections on how to write the evaluation, handle tricky legal issues, and verbally discuss the evaluation, this book also includes a directory of thousands of words and phrases appropriate for any type of written evaluation. You'll be able to find just the right way to assess: Accuracy and attention to detail Quality of work Work habits Teamwork and interpersonal skills Timeliness of work Work attitude With Performance Appraisal Phrase Book at your desk, you'll get through reviews in a snap--and have plenty of time left to accomplish all your other managerial duties.