"If you're not going to do performance reviews right, you're better off not doing them at all!"
That's a common plea from employment law attorneys to HR pros and managers. The point: If you don't conduct performance reviews with care and accuracy, you'll not only end up with a de-motivated, under-performing staff, but consistently on the losing side of wrongful termination suits.
The good news: Those same pleading attorneys offered help as well.
This report crystallizes the best advice lawyers gave practitioners at a labor & employment law conference. Concrete steps for conducting better performance reviews, which will not only prevent lawsuits, but also motivate employees to do better in the future, resulting in improved morale and reduced turnover.
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Boost Employee Engagement: 18 Strategies To Help Supervisors Create A Great Place To Work
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- The #1 recurring problem with performance reviews – and how to fix it
- 4 ways to prepare for a face-to-face performance review
- 11 traits of rock-solid documentation that can withstand the toughest scrutiny
- 7 tips for dealing with emotional employees
- Before you hand in a written evaluation – ask these 4 questions
- The most dangerous word that consistently shows up on performance reviews (this is the cop-out managers use when they are hesitant to rate employees poorly)
- 12 biggest mistakes supervisors habitually make in performance reviews
- Why lawyers hate your performance reviews – and how to improve them
- 5 reasons a lawyer would refuse to take your employment law case
- 3 characteristics of leading performance review processes
- Rating scales: Why they are considered the wimpy way to conduct reviews – and can cost you in court
- Wrongful termination suits: How to ensure your performance reviews help – not hurt – you
- 7 guidelines for a sit-down evaluation session
- The 8 purposes of annual reviews – and how to use them
- How "stray remarks" cost this company big – and what you need to avoid
- Why it's not the manager's fault they conduct poor evaluations – and who's really to blame
- 8 things managers must accomplish in a performance review
- Why performance reviews are the key to proper and legal terminations
- 18 strategies that will help supervisors keep their employees engaged
- #1 thing employees want from their supervisors – and how to give it to them
- Qualities employees look for in a leader – and how to embody them
- 3 things that always boost motivation, regardless of employees' differences
- Supervisors' guide to coaching: Integral steps before, during and after
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