How to react to negative feedback

  • June 13, 2017

Although everyone likes to hear compliments and accolades, you learn more from criticism. If you can properly accept constructive criticism, you’ll be able to grow...

To heck with rigid goal setting!

  • May 17, 2017

Setting goals can be a good way to motivate yourself to work toward what you want, no question. But Stephanie Vozza, writing for Fast Company, wants you to hold on just...

Performance reviews: a two-way street

  • March 23, 2017

Performance reviews are an excel­lent time to exchange important information with employees. But to be effective, there must be a genuine exchange.

3 online tools for grabbing instant feedback

  • August 29, 2016

Don’t just guess at which benefits your employees want or where they’d like to hold the holiday party this year. Several free web-based survey tools let HR...

At Google, poor performers get a boost

  • March 22, 2016

For decades, Jack Welch embraced the up-or-out model of managing employees. The former CEO of General Electric in­­structed managers to rate every staffer and...