Five Steps to Delivering a Micro-Review

I’m a believer in formal annual reviews. They’re a crucial tool in a manager’s leadership and organizational development toolbox. Companies that toss them out in the name of “the new generation” are losing a major opportunity to shape team members’ professional trajectory. Day-to-day, an employee may not meet your expectations on particular job tasks and will… Read More

Performance Reviews Are Still Relevant

Much has been written recently about the evolution of the performance review.  To judge from the past several years’ discussion on the topic, it wouldn’t be a stretch to think that performance reviews are a relic of the past, ready to be mothballed. I disagree with the notion that performance reviews are antiquated, and I… Read More