Month: November 2018

5 questions you must ask at your performance review

Performance reviews can be a stressful time – even for the most stellar of employees. It can be daunting to hear feedback on our performance, let alone muster up the courage to ask for a pay rise or promotion. Yet, performance reviews can be a great opportunity to learn, develop and grow as professionals. They […] Read more…

5 ways new parents can nail this year’s performance review

As the year nears its end, many companies are undergoing its performance appraisal process. For many companies – especially ones with large numbers of employees – this is a structured process that doesn’t always work for every employees. Let’s take expecting mothers and new parents as examples. These employees miss out on a key process […] Read more…

Performance appraisals: Making it work for new parents

Performance is a key objective for companies. Just as they are under pressure to become more focused, effective and efficient in executing their strategy, so are their employees. Employee performance (or appraisal) reviews are a great way to measure performance. They’re also a great way to connect strategic objectives with day-to-day activities. Plus, they help […] Read more…

Talking politics at work: Dos and Don’ts

We are at an inflection point in history. In pockets all over the world, there has been a marked division in people’s ideas, beliefs as well as their actions. This has led to sparks of outbreaks, political happenings and tragic events that have left us shocked and dismayed, at the worst of times, and puzzled […] Read more…