2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

Author: Paul Falcone
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814428702
Release Date: 2005-06-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether you're an HRprofessional or a manager, chances are there's one task you really dislike: giving performance reviews. Even if you know the basic points you want to get across, finding the right words and committing them to paper is about as much fun as a trip to the dentist. But this handy little book puts thousands of ready-to-use words, phrases, descriptions, and action items right at your fingertips. Paul Falcone covers the 25 most commonly rated performance factors, including productivity, time management, teamwork, and decision making, plus job-specific parameters that apply in sales, customer service, finance, and many other areas. Not just for review time, the book will also be instrumental in creating job descriptions and development plans as well as for monitoring performance, progress, and problems year-round. Praise for Paul Falcone's Previous Books: "If the art and science of hiring and firing has become a puzzle, then author Paul Falcone [The Hiring and Firing Question and Answer Book] has the answer."-- Houston Business Journal "When you feel the need to document an employee's actions (or inactions), turn to this great tool [101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems]."-- Legal Management "[96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire] takes the guesswork out of the interview process."-- Benefits and Compensation Solutions Paul Falcone is a human resources executive and has held senior-level positions with Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and Time Warner. He is the author of several bestselling books, including 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees, and 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. He is a long-time contributor to HR Magazine. Visit him at www.PaulFalconeHR.com.

Perfect Phrases for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

Author: Anne Bruce
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071762717
Release Date: 2005-06-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether it's interviewing for a job, evaluating employee performance, setting goals for the future, or keeping customers happy, the Perfect Phrases series has the tools for precise, effective business communication. Distilling complex ideas into specific phrases that diplomatically and honestly depict the concepts at hand, this invaluable series provides: Ways to enhance customer service in any business Dialogues and scripts to practice interactions with customers or employees--tailorable to any industry or company culture The best answers to a wide range of interview questions Tips for documenting performance issues and conducting face-to-face reviews This quick-reference tool is perfect for managers who need to find effective ways to document performance problems and then be able to offer practical, helpful feedback to those individuals.

3000 Power Words and Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607744832
Release Date: 2013-08-27
Genre: Business & Economics

A comprehensive yet accessible handbook for writing and conducting meaningful, effective performance reviews, geared toward managers of all levels, from the author of How to Write It. Performance reviews are one of the best tools managers have to shape company talent and culture, develop strong channels of communication with employees, and create systemic change. However, the stress and struggle to find just the right words is often what managers and HR professionals dislike most about conducting employee evaluations. In this pithy, user-friendly handbook, author and writing teacher Sandra E. Lamb lays out the best methods and proven tactics to administer productive evaluations that benefit both parties—and the company. Lamb teaches managers how to design scoring systems for employees that track progress with hard data, how to best prepare for and conduct both in-person and written reviews, and the key words to use. Covering hard and soft skills, 3000 Power Words and Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews includes lists of powerful phrases and words that clearly describe performance—both positive and negative—including sections targeted to specific industries and jobs. This guide empowers managers at all levels to master the art of performance reviews that achieve results.

Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors Hundreds of Ready to Use Phrases for Any Management Situation

Author: Meryl Runion
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071661027
Release Date: 2005-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Powerful phrases for effective communication in every management situation The latest addition to the bestselling Perfect Phrases series, Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors is an indispensable tool for novice to mid-level managers and frontline supervisors. Corporate communications guru Meryl Runion coaches readers in the six fundamentals of effective delivery, including "Be Short, Specific, Targeted," and "Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, and Don't Be Mean When You Say It." And she arms them with: Hundreds of perfect phrases for every phase of management, from supervising operations, to performance reviews, to communicating the company's mission Expert advice on effective communication, with tips on what to say and what not to say, establishing the right tone, establishing authority, and more Phrases for hundreds of specific tasks, including delegating, giving feedback, empowering employees, handling emotional employees, disciplining, and terminating

Effective Phrases for Performance Appraisals

Author: James E. Neal, Jr.
Publisher: Appraisalpro Books
ISBN: 1882423135
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

For over 35 years, this time-proven guide has been continuously revised to assist managers in appraising employee performance.

FYI

Author: Michael M. Lombardo
Publisher:
ISBN: PSU:000065779644
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Career development

"For learners, managers, mentors, and feedback givers."

75 Ways for Managers to Hire Develop and Keep Great Employees

Author: Paul Falcone
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814436707
Release Date: 2016-06-14
Genre: Business & Economics

HR secrets every manager should know. People power your business-and success can hinge on your hiring, inspiring, and keeping the right ones. As a manager, are you cultivating this vital resource? Is there more you could be doing? Are you just winging it? Every HR executive has a laundry list of things they wish managers knew: best practices that would enable the entire organization to operate more effectively...transforming those managers into exceptional-and highly promotable-leaders. Now in this accessible and practical playbook, HR expert and author Paul Falcone shows readers how to: Identify the best and the brightest talent * Hire for organizational compatibility * Communicate constructively * Address uncomfortable workplace situations * Create an environment that motivates * Retain restless top performers * Reengage your team after a layoff or during times of adversity * Skillfully conduct performance reviews * Take corrective action * Sidestep litigation landmines * Delegate in a way that develops your staff * And much, much more From recruiting to retaining, 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees has all the advice you need to overcome your toughest people challenges.

The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit

Author: Paul Falcone
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814432648
Release Date: 2013-05-15
Genre: Business & Economics

A well-crafted performance plan has the power to dramatically impact a company's bottom line by increasing efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. This uniquely practical book provides a customizable appraisal template covering the essential areas of performance and conduct and reveals how you can adapt it to fit varying business strategies. Taking into account factors such as workforce composition, company growth stage, and organizational goals and challenges, The Performance Appraisal Tool Kit shows you how to: * Profile ideal employee performance and behavior * Design competencies that power performance, both at the individual and enterprise level * Drive future change by setting your organization's strategic direction * Retool the appraisal as needed to ratchet up expectations over time Complete with model performance templates that make redesigning your current program simpler, this one-of-a-kind guide will help you create a dynamic appraisal system that's flexible and adaptable enough to accommodate market changes, revised priorities, and increasing productivity targets. This book is approved for HRCI Recertification Credit. See the SHRM store website for details.

Workscripts

Author: Stephen M. Pollan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470912645
Release Date: 2010-11-29
Genre: Business & Economics

What to say in today's toughest workplace situations Whatever trust previously existed between employer and employee has been torn into millions of pink slips, thanks to the latest recession. As a result, the rules for how managers and employees can successfully communicate have been irrevocably changed. Whether you're a manager or employee, Workscripts explains what to say in life's toughest situations at work, including: • Negotiating severance • Performance reviews • Responding to a pay cut • Asking for a raise or promotion • Terminating a friend • Job interviews • Dealing with difficult bosses • And many more

Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies

Author: Ken Lloyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470555440
Release Date: 2009-08-11
Genre: Business & Economics

The tools you need to enrich the performance-appraisal experience as you streamline the process Whether you're a manger looking to implement employee appraisals for the first time, concerned with improving the quality and effectiveness of the appraisal process, or simply trying to save time and mental anguish Performance Appraisals & Phrases For Dummies provides the tools you need to save time and energy while presenting fair and accurate evaluations that foster employee growth. This convenient, portable package includes a full-length appraisal phrasebook featuring over 3,200 spot-on phrases and plenty of quick-hitting expert tips on making the most out of the process. You'll also receive online access to writable, customizable sample evaluation forms other timesaving resources. Includes more than 3,200 phrases for clear, and helpful evaluations Helps make evaluations faster, more effective, and far less stressful Offers far more advice and coaching than other performance appraisal books Serves as an ideal guide for managers new to the appraisal process With expert advice from Ken Lloyd, a nationally recognized consultant and author, Performance Appraisals and Phrases For Dummies makes the entire process easier, faster, and more productive for you and your employees.

Personnel Selection

Author: Mark Cook
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118973561
Release Date: 2016-02-19
Genre: Psychology

This is a fully updated edition of Personnel Selection, a seminal text on the psychometric approach to personnel selection by a noted expert in the field. Focuses on cutting-edge topics including the influence of social networking sites, adverse impact, age differences and stereotypes, distribution of work performance, and the problems of selecting new employees using research based on incumbent employees Questions established beliefs in the field, especially issues that have been characterized as “not a problem,” such as differential validity, over-reliance on self-report, and “faking good” Contains expanded discussion of research and practice in the US and internationally, while maintaining the definitive coverage of UK and European selection approaches Provides comprehensive yet accessible information for professionals and students, as well as helpful pedagogical tools (technical and statistical boxes, simplified figures and tables, research agenda boxes, key point summaries, and key references)

Business Logic for Sustainability

Author: A. Ionescu-Somers
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230583504
Release Date: 2008-07-31
Genre: Business & Economics

The food and beverage industry is vital to the global economy, but in a society increasingly concerned with sustainable development, it is facing new challenges. This book presents the results of a research project focused on the management challenges that sustainable development presents to presents to food and beverage companies.

The 9 11 Commission Report

Author: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393060411
Release Date: 2004
Genre: History

Provides the final report of the 9/11 Commission detailing their findings on the September 11 terrorist attacks.