Tags: Performance management

Matthew Howse & Nick Thomas: The importance of the performance management procedure

Managing poor performance is one of the more challenging aspects of an HR professional’s role, especially when performance concerns are intertwined with medical issues. Trying to safeguard the needs of a business whilst navigating a path through legal hazards can be a thankless task, particularly in the context of business managers who have been reluctant…

MITIE awarded Leadership Diversity Award at National Business Awards 2013

MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company, has been awarded the Leadership Diversity Award as part of the prestigious National Business Awards 2013 in London. MITIE was recognised for the exemplary steps it has taken to create a culture which promotes and enables greater diversity at the executive level – and for demonstrating the positive…

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…

CIPD report shows employment confidence is high

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published its Summer 2013 CIPD/Success Factors Labour Market Outlook (LMO) survey, which shows that for the sixth quarter in a row, employers expect jobs growth. These forecasts mean that there will more openings for job seekers; however it also means more competition among employers for the…

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…

CIPD report warns the world is changing faster than work is

According to a new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), while a number of trends over the last century have changed the world of work beyond recognition, the question remains whether businesses are sufficiently aware of, or prepared for, future trends that will shape the way people work and the performance…

CIMA and CIPD announce collaboration to strengthen connection between finance and HR

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) have announced a major new strategic collaboration to foster closer working links between the finance and HR professions, helping to increase their combined impact on business performance. The work will include an early focus on transforming how organisations understand,…

Alexander Mann Solutions recognised as a Leader and Star performer in industry report

The positioning was determined by Everest Group’s comprehensive evaluation framework PEAK Matrix, which analysed the Performance, Experience, Ability and Knowledge of Alexander Mann Solutions and more than 20 other established RPO service providers and designated AMS as a Star Performer based on its year-on-year movement on the Everest Group PEAK Matrix. “Experience in sophisticated solutions…

‘Performance pay’ preferred by UK employees above pay for overtime

Monday 24 June 2013, London, UK: There is widespread support for performance-based pay in the UK with almost a third of workers already on results-based pay arrangements, and many others saying they would become more productive at work if they were. 30 per cent of UK workers have their pay tied to some form of…

New speakers announced for the Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit 2013

Symposium Events is in the process of finalising the speaker line-up for the Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit 2013, taking place on the 22nd October 2013 in London. New speakers have been confirmed this week: Christoph Williams, Senior Manager Talent and Performance, Sony UK and Ireland.  Sony has been doing some innovative work in leadership development…