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How to build resilience

Half of Brits agree having a low level of resilience can adversely affect performance at work, with nearly two thirds wanting to be more resilient. From Dr Mark Winwood, Director of Psychological Services for AXA PPP healthcare.

Article by: Dr Mark Winwood | Published: 12 August 2017

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The Proverbial box-ticking exercise

Performance management has been the elephant in the room for many organisations for quite some time. The traditional model no longer works, but this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Article by: Tim Scott | Published: 2 August 2017

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Banishing bias from performance reviews

Traditional performance reviews, like medical check-ups, can be anxiety-inducing. While they can be valuable, annual reviews are increasingly being phased out. In fact, 10 percent of Fortune 500 companies are eliminating them altogether; in 2011, that number was just one percent. Article from Karen Clarke, Managing Director, Northern Europe – Anaplan.

Article by: Karen Clarke | Published: 16 July 2017

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Three top-tips for managing poor performance

Managing poor performance can be tricky for any business, but it’s especially challenging for SMEs who are unsure of the legal sanctions when dealing with a dismissal based on performance. Article by Tom Evans, Associate and HR specialist at DTM Legal.

Article by: Tom Evans | Published: 8 January 2017

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Mobilising Collective Potential

International leadership and dialogue consultant, Sarah Rozenthuler, explains how utilising Systemic Dialogue in global organisations can radically improve performance.

Article by: | Published: 26 September 2016

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Five key benefits of Electronic Performance Review

Each time your calendar alerts you that it is time for a valued employee's performance review; you might feel some stress and anxiety. No matter how positive your review is likely to turn out, the sheer volume of time, materials and resources you need to give a fair performance review makes the task feel exhausting, if not overwhelming.

Article by: | Published: 1 September 2016

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Employees now the boss in productivity conundrum

The productivity crisis continues to lead the economic agenda and sits forefront in the minds of chief executives. Downgraded growth forecasts have brought vague commitments of government initiatives to help boost output, while business leaders are continually looking for new ways to increase performance.

Article by: | Published: 29 June 2016

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Six Ways of Increasing Staff Performance this Local Business Week

This week is Local Business Week (16 - 22 May 2016). This yearly awareness campaign celebrates the fact that small and medium-sized companies account for 99.9 per cent of the UK's businesses, generating a combined annual turnover of over £3,000 billion. SMEs are, therefore, crucial to the UK economy and the success and survival of these establishments depends on the current and future generation of entrepreneurial leaders.

Article by: | Published: 18 May 2016