Measuring the Effectiveness of Training and Development

  The effectiveness of training and development is the first thing that must be measured during the training process of employees.   In a perfect world, the effectiveness of employee training and development programs would be measured by a simple formula which would give us the Return on Investment, or ROI.   Where it gets

The Truth About Employee Motivation

“Why are you motivating your employees?” You might be surprised I am even asking this question. It’s obvious isn’t it? Motivated employees are good for the bottom line.   This, of course, is true. However, I want to call attention to a counterproductive trend in employee motivation practices, one which occurs when companies want a

4 Employee Development Plan Examples

No matter what kind of position you have in your company, if you’re in any kind of leadership position, employee development is something you have to contend with and develop strategies for handling. Even if it’s not management, but merely team leadership, this is something you have to deal with. So, you undoubtedly would give

The Feedforward Interview: An Innovative Performance Review

  The annual performance review is a regular part of business, but it might be in need of a performance review itself. Are your performance reviews productive? Could they be improved?   Researchers are now suggesting a new method of conducting performance reviews, called the Feedforward Interview, which focuses on an employee’s best moments.