Jilaine Parkes: Achieving employee development – how technology can help

Once organizations overcome the myths that surround online performance management they’re often enthusiastic about the cost savings and perhaps the equitable ratings it produces. Employee development may be an after thought. In fact development plans are often rarely created in any type of system; however, with the right tools in place, an online system can…

Jilaine Parkes: 4 Leadership development blind-spots and how performance management can help

Whether leaders manage people or process, lead a vision or execute a strategy, they need some fundamental skills in order to succeed. This includes: Emotional Intelligence (EQ), the ability to establish clarity of direction, identify and establish roles and responsibilities amongst a team as well as organize and realize the team’s overall success. However, despite…

Jilaine Parkes: Employee Development – are these 5 technology myths holding you back?

Employee development, including professional, personal and organizational development, is an integral part of the performance management cycle. It requires a system that builds in relationship management and promotes trust as well as leadership skills. The construction of a development plan should be one of the goals of a good performance management system. What does technology…

Jilaine Parkes: Driving the course for employee talent acquisition and retention

In this article, Jilaine Parkes,  President of Sprigg Talent Management Systems,  gives insights into why one company within the Automotive sector, made the switch to a SaaS talent management tool and how technology can take the guess work out of “did I hire the right person.” “It’s not the people you hire…it’s the ones you…