Designing An Effective Training Evaluation Process

Introduction In today’s environment of increased accountability, the training evaluation process is a critical component of an organization’s training program. Organizations administering the program not only are accountable for what employees learn, they also are accountable for ensuring that employees transfer their knowledge to their work performance. While traditional training evaluation methods focus on using […]

Induction Process

Induction is the process of acclimatizing a new employee to the new social setting of his work. OBJECTIVE Familiarizing the new employee with his new surroundings and company rules and regulations – Company history products and major operations geography of the plant, structure of the organization and function of various departments. General company policy safety […]

Performance Appraisal And The Dangers Of Using 360 Feedback

This article appeared in the HR Executive Magazine by David Lassiter There is a rising demand in organizations for improved performance and results. American business, in serious trouble during the 1970’s and 80’s, led the way in finding new approaches and processes to boost performance. Today, organizations in all sectors, including government, are similarly challenged to […]

Performance Appraisal Definitions

Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) are developed for employees at any point in the appraisal cycle when performance becomes Level 1 (unacceptable) in one or more critical elements. This plan affords an employee the opportunity to demonstrate acceptable performance and it is developed with specific guidance provided by a servicing human resources office. Performance Management is […]

Performance Appraisal Do’s and Don’ts

As the year begins, so does the annual management task of delivering performance appraisal reviews. More than 70 million Americans go through this annual ritual, yet most of us dread both giving and receiving performance reviews. Some people claim that the annual performance appraisal review is “one of the most frightening and degrading experiences in every […]

Performance Appraisal and Participating in Your Own Performance Appraisal

The Pre-appraisal Checklist and Preparing for the Appraisal By: Berkeley University Be sure your supervisor notifies you of the date, and that you have enough time to prepare. A conference room is a good choice for privacy and no interruptions. Be sure your supervisor schedules enough time for discussion [1 – 1-1/2 hours]. Gather: the […]