The QWork Future

Where awesome workplaces grow.

Employee Goals: How to Set, Align and Discuss Goals That Matter

9.17.20 by Kristin Ryba
Performance Management, Managers & Leaders

Employee goals are at the heart of successful performance management. Goals help align employees with the organization’s mission. They also help employees see how their contributions fit into the big picture and the value they bring to the company.


Goals direct and guide employee efforts,...

Read More >

17 Performance Review Templates to Motivate Employees

9.9.20 by Jocelyn Stange
Performance Management

Just like a radioactive bug bite or taking a stumble into a vat of nuclear waste, the power of performance reviews can be used for good or for evil.


At their best, employee performance reviews motivate employees, increase engagement, and skyrocket organizations to new levels of achievement. At...

Read More >

How to Prevent High Performer Burnout and Keep Your Workforce Engaged

8.20.20 by Jocelyn Stange
Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Company Culture

Have you checked on your top performers lately? It turns out, your most engaged employees are at high risk of burnout and turnover.


According to a study by the University of Cambridge, companies “risk losing some of their most motivated and hard-working employees due to high stress and...

Read More >

Connecting Engagement and Performance Data to Organizational KPIs

7.28.20 by Shane McFeely
Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Research & Trends

HR leaders know that engaged and happy employees are better for their organization. Yet, employee engagement is not always considered a top indicator of organizational performance. Nor is it thought of as a key performance indicator (KPI) for the entire organization.


The value of...

Read More >

The Check In Meeting: Making the Most of Employee Check-Ins

6.25.20 by Kristin Ryba
Performance Management, Managers & Leaders

Many organizations have come to understand the value of continuous one-on-one meetings. But it can be difficult to strike the right balance between frequent feedback and micromanaging.


When done well, the check-in meeting can set the foundation for healthy manager-employee relationships and...

Read More >
} }

How to Have a Difficult Conversation With an Employee

5.5.20 by Jocelyn Stange
Performance Management, Managers & Leaders

Like it or not, the workplace is home to a number of difficult conversations. Discussing topics such as pay and benefits, inappropriate behavior, or underperformance can be uncomfortable.


But having successful one-on-one conversations is what separates great managers from ineffective ones.



Read More >


Post A Comment