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The danger of a “satisfactory” appraisal Publication date: 13.01.2017
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Appraisals aren’t a legal requirement but it is good practice to carry them out at least once a year. When doing so you should avoid a “satisfactory” or “unsatisfactory” rating system. Why?
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Must we carry out appraisals? Publication date: 15.02.2016
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Must we carry out appraisals?..Q. Are we legally obliged to carry out appraisals? A. There is no legal requirement for an employer to carry out employee appraisals. However, a robust appraisal system is considered to be good practice as it has many benefits, e.g. it can identify strengths and weaknesses, weed out ineffective performance and working...
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What could be better than a reference? Publication date: 17.12.2015
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Another employer has provided you with a basic reference about one of its former employees. As it doesn’t enable you to assess the individual’s suitability for a job role in your business, is there anything else you can ask to see?
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Are appraisals a “complete waste of time”? Publication date: 06.12.2012
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In a recent poll of 1,000 employees, 37% of respondents classified workplace appraisals as a “complete waste of time”. You know as well as we do that staff are renowned for moaning, but could they be right on this one?
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Employees: prepare for your appraisals! Publication date: 18.06.2012
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No matter how much effort you put into creating a robust appraisal system, you won’t reap the benefits if your staff have the wrong attitude to the process. So what expectations should you set from the start?
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Employees: prepare for your appraisals! Publication date: 24.05.2012
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No matter how much effort you put into creating a robust appraisal system, you won’t reap the benefits if your staff have the wrong attitude to the process. So what expectations should you set from the start?
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How to approach retirement discussions Publication date: 18.05.2011
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Even though the default retirement age of 65 has been abolished, employees can still opt to retire voluntarily. But how do you bring this sensitive subject up without giving any hint of “age discrimination”?
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Give your employees SMART objectives Publication date: 22.02.2011
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It’s vital to link your employees’ objectives to the needs of your business; this guarantees success. But this doesn’t have to be a time-consuming process - with just five easy steps you can be SMART about it. So how does this work?
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What are the benefits of an appraisal system? Publication date: 16.12.2010
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One of our subscribers is thinking about implementing an appraisal system for all employees. What benefits could be gained from this process, which topics can be covered and how often should appraisals occur?
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Appraisals that work Publication date: 01.11.2007
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For a performance appraisal to be effective it needs to be based on objective criteria and not allied to pay reviews. So what are the critical elements of an effective appraisal system?
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