performance review

18 02, 2021

Performance Reviews: Making Them Effective

2021-02-18T08:56:22-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance Review can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the work year. This is not only true for employees but managers as well. Performance reviews are a formal assessment of an employee, where his or her job performance is evaluated and documented. These reviews take into consideration an employee’s impact, performance, development, and growth. It is not only useful for employees to gauge their success and career development, but also for management to keep the business running its best. In the past, performance reviews have been conducted yearly. Recently, however, many managers execute performance reviews quarterly. More frequent [...]

24 01, 2020

Link Roundup: Your Performance Review Guide

2020-01-24T13:35:29-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve never had a performance review before, or you’ve had many reviews in the past – being prepared is essential. Whether you’re looking forward to your review, or you don’t know what to expect – this is a great opportunity for you and the manager to communicate, get a better understanding of where you stand and make improvements from both ends. Here are some dos and don’ts for your upcoming performance review! […]

13 07, 2018

Link Roundup: The Future of the Performance Review

2018-07-13T08:25:42-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week’s link roundup contains the ins and outs of employee performance. From a management standpoint, you will find tips on how to have the conversation about performance improvements with your employees and how to increase performance results. From an employer perspective, you will learn about some of the new performance review tactics that may be in your future thanks to technology! […]

16 04, 2018

Secrets to a Stellar Performance Review

2018-04-16T12:05:15-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance reviews are one of the biggest opportunities you will have in almost every job. It offers you a chance to sit one on one with your boss, and discuss expectations, goals, successes, and areas for improvement. If you go in prepared, you can demonstrate your value as an employee, and potentially even negotiate a raise. However, a great performance review isn’t something just fall into. You have to prepare well ahead of time. In today’s blog, we’ll break down how you can set yourself up for performance review success. […]

18 12, 2017

Want Your Resume to Stand Out? Add Statistics!

2017-12-18T08:00:40-05:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Today we live in a very numbers driven world. Managers are worried about the bottom line and turning a profit. Wall Street motivates many statisticians to try and figure out what the next big break will be. Also, if you’re conducting a job search, numbers play a big part in it, as you look for the right salary. Wherever you go, numbers drive the world. With that in mind, it would seem odd not to include any numbers on your resume, right? Having statistics on a resume act as proof that you accomplished something. If you’re wondering why your resume [...]

11 12, 2017

Here’s Why You Should Take Notes at Work

2017-12-11T11:36:36-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve previously discussed why candidates should always be prepared to take notes during a job interview. Doing so will enable them to remember all the small details about each position. This information will be incredibly valuable when it comes time to accept a job offer. Did you also know that you should keep taking notes even after you start a job? Today we’ll be discussing how simply taking notes can help you get a raise, and even find a great job should you leave your current company. Wondering how that all works? Read on to find out! […]

16 12, 2016

Link Roundup 12/16/16: Employment & the Holiday Season

2016-12-16T16:54:54-05:00Categories: Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s the holiday season, and like it or not, that will impact your employment. If you’re in the workforce, you’re likely seeing fewer people in the office, and will also have to prepare for a large amount of work after an extended weekend. If you’re in the search for a job, you may think the holidays are a bad time to search. For anyone in that camp, you may want to read our last link!  […]

2 12, 2016

Link Roundup 12/2/16: Job Search in December, & Boosting Your LinkedIn

2016-12-02T16:35:15-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

December is an incredibly easy time to pack it up and call it a day in your job search. Most HR departments must be slowing their searches during the holidays, right? Not true, says our first article. Read about why you shouldn’t halt your search in December, and then boost your LinkedIn profile with link #2 to strengthen your search. […]

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