Category: Finance

Making the Grade with Appraisals

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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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How Much are Stressed out Employees Costing you?

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Does this scene sound familiar?

You walk into the office with a planned to-do list; you have three things you want to get done. Then, your boss tells you he needs those numbers, reports or articles yesterday. You barely have enough time to get the requested projects done, let alone your own list. Before you know it it’s 6:30 pm, and all you’ve eaten all day was a bag of Cheetos from the vending machine.

As…

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Don’t let your Comp Plan Haunt You: 5 ways to Manage Risk

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In the past, managing risk was a topic flying under the radar in the sales comp world, but no need to be afraid; authorities in the field are no longer spooked by the topic, and are bringing it to light to help you find your way out of the darkness and help you through your sales comp labyrinth. Managing risk is no longer just an abstract idea; it’s a mindset that you must apply…

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