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Leadership Competencies: Case Studies of US Presidents

In honor of President’s Day, we have decided to examine the leadership competencies of several US Presidents.
While we’ve engaged in performance management of US Presidents in the past, a change in focus to leadership development could provide powerful case… continue

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Awards as Performance Feedback: XpertHR Rates High!

The value of performance feedback within organizations is unquestioned. The frequency, format, etc. might be evolving, but the concept of having regular touchpoints of feedback, and feedback from key stakeholders, is a fundamental tenet of our workplaces.
In that spirit,… continue

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Addressing Poor Performance: Choices, Choices

A supervisor becomes aware of a performance deficiency: but what to do next?
Depending on the circumstances, an employer may wish to address the issue informally, implement a performance improvement plan (PIP) or discipline the employee. Issues such as substance… continue

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Performance Appraisals’ Changing Requirements

Performance reviews can be a challenging topic for employers. With every legislative session, administrative rulemaking or local council meeting comes the potential for new legal requirements affecting an employer’s performance management process. At a minimum, an employer must be aware… continue

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Words from the @HRTerminator

I appeared on everyone’s favorite HR talk show this afternoon, @DriveThruHR with Bryan Wempen (@bryanwempen) and William Tincup (@williamtincup) to discuss all things termination in 2013. 

Listen to the taping here: Mike Jacobson at Lunch with Drive Thru HR. 

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Presidential Performance Appraisals (5): Josiah Bartlet

In honor of President’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to take the Performance Appraisal process to the West Wing.
 
Each day this week, I will be discussing the art of communicating performance reviews while applying the theme of… continue

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Presidential Performance Appraisals (4): Franklin Roosevelt

In honor of President’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to take the Performance Appraisal process to the West Wing.
 
Each day this week, I will be discussing the art of communicating performance reviews while applying the theme of… continue

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Presidential Performance Appraisals (2): Teddy Roosevelt

In honor of President’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to take the Performance Appraisal process to the West Wing.
 
Each day this week, I will be discussing the art of communicating performance reviews while applying the theme of… continue

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Presidential Performance Appraisals (1): George Washington

In honor of President’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to take the Performance Appraisal process to the West Wing.
Each day this week, I will be discussing the art of communicating performance reviews while applying the theme of my… continue

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The Next Day: A Post-Apocalyptic HR Manifesto

For those faithful believers of the Mayan apocalyptic prophesy, the arrival of 2013 might seem a bit…anticlimactic.  The world didn’t end despite their passionate insistence it would.  Whoops.
But for those of us who were rooting against a giant rogue… continue

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