What if I told you that traditional annual performance reviews stifle creativity, serve no concrete purpose, and are a waste of time and paperwork? Well, I have said it time and time again for many years, and the response has ranged from; “Yes, I agree and I hate annual reviews!” to “What do you mean? What are we supposed to do if we don’t have annual reviews?” The fact of the matter is we are already seeing a swing in the pendulum and many organizations, including large corporations like Deloitte and Adobe, have said bye-bye their traditional annual review process!…
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President & Founder of HumanageHR, Maria Cordova, is interviewed by Napa’s KVON radio host, Chris Templeton, about various HR issues such as California’s new sick leave law, and the makings of a good leader. Listen to the KVON Radio Interview below:
Take a look at the job title on your business card. Is that what you dreamed about doing when you were in high school? Did you passionately pursue that career with a sense of true purpose? I am willing to bet that what most of you dreamed of doing when you were younger is something other than what is printed on your business card. Now that isn’t to say that you aren’t passionate about what you do. If you didn’t end up in the career of your dreams, you still can find meaning and purpose in your work. However, many…
President & Founder of HumanageHR, Maria Cordova, is interviewed by Napa’s KVON radio host, Chris Templeton, about various HR issues such as employment laws effecting California employers, how to engage and motivate employees, and turning a horrible boss into an amazing leader. Listen to the KVON Radio Interview below:
Being self-aware is not only important in your personal life, but also for choosing the right career path. For employers, it means steering away from the traditional hiring practices to attract and retain exceptional people who are hired into roles where they can achieve great things, in an environment that allows them to really thrive. A blog from the Harvard Business Review discusses this topic further and is well worth the read.
Setting goals can be a grueling task. Many leaders are unsuccessful year after year and are bound to repeat this cycle until they change their approach.
There are many opinions that exist regarding the topic of fun in the workplace.