Category: Business

Making the Grade with Appraisals


If businesses had mothers, they would certainly be ashamed to receive this report card: in a new BLR Performance Management survey, 72% of the surveys 1,358 participants gave their employer’s performance appraisals a grade of “C” or better. There were more B’s than D’s, and more F’s than A’s.

This is, without a doubt, a worrying statistic, and it really warrants an investigation into how companies across the board could score so…

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Assessing Appraisals


Annual Appraisals are like old outfits – we keep them around because of nostalgia, but they just don’t fit anymore, and honestly we should just scrap them for a more flattering setup. Well 2014 is here, and with spring-cleaning just around the corner, it’s time to be rid of the clutter of annual performance appraisals, and treat ourselves to something modern and effective. I mean, really, we deserve something nice.

In all seriousness, annual performance…

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Tech Titans


It seems easy to dismiss the millennial generation as tech obsessed social consumers, and indeed most news outlets are inclined to do so. They are the new generation, the young generation, and their differences are easy to note and examine. But this is a dangerous mistake to make if you intend to remain in the business sector for any amount of time, because Millennials represent a powerful and driven new sector of the workforce,…

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