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Supervising and Recognizing Entry-level Workers

I received an email this morning from Meghann, who successfully supervises entry level/college students. Since I frequently hear what a difficult demographic this is to motivate, I thought I would share what she has to say, word for word: Morning Cindy! My number one piece of “recognition” lately is flexibility. When a hard working staff […]

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Painless Performance Evaluations

I recently had the pleasure of “sharing the stage” with Marnie Green of Management Education Group. My program on Employee Recognition followed hers on Corrective Feedback and Painless Performance Evaluations. We chatted during lunch and shared our books with each other. On my flight home I had a chance to read Painless Performance Evaluations and […]

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New Software for Feedback – Rypple

Last week Wired ran a story on how Facebook was testing new performance feedback software from Rypple.The core idea behind the software is that annual reviews don’t provide frequent enough feedback, an idea I completely agree with! Frequent feedback is especially important with younger workers. Research that I completed in 2008 showed that those in […]

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