We Wasted Ten Years Talking About Performance Ratings. The Seven Things We’ve Learned.

I can’t tell you how many meetings I’ve had talking with companies about changing their performance management process. Going back to 2015 articles were written by people like Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall (both personal friends), and many others about the need to change year-end ratings, implement regular feedback practices, and reduce the power of the manager…

Determine the Right Employee Salary Increase Using People Analytics

According to Aon’s 2017 U.S. salary increase survey, more than two-thirds of employers were taking some kind of action to increase merit pay differentiation, with 40% reducing or eliminating increases for lesser performers. This suggests that spreading pay raises across the board, like peanut butter on toast, has become an outdated practice. In many cases (beyond…

Are US HR professionals making the most of their people data?

This summer we launched our latest research exploring people analytics and people data; People analytics: driving business performance with people data which we developed in association with Workday. The survey looked in detail at global perspectives on people analytics practice and explored if & how people professionals are building their analytics capabilities. Using the data we have…