Annual Performance Reviews have long been an integral part of Human Resource operations. However, many of today’s organisations are now ditching the Annual Performance Reviews in favour of Continuous Performance Management (CPM). This is because CPM is regarded as more effective by many organisations as it allows them to assess employee performance on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.
As the competition for work grows and the job market becomes even more competitive, staying ahead of the crowd is crucial. Therefore, in order to be successful, a candidate not only has to plan and prepare better than anyone else - but also refine their social skills.
Keeping your employees happy and motivated isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Achieving and maintaining a well-motivated and efficient team can be a tricky operation: especially these days, as managers juggle the realities of a difficult and ever-changing economy with the needs of their staff.
Companies, especially startups, are known to introduce many innovative changes to business processes and even the work environment (in general). This includes the improvement of work-life balance among employees, putting a premium on talent and productivity over output quantity, engaging customers before introducing product changes, and so much more.
Often in the job market it is more common for employers to emphasis what they are looking for in an employee, after all they are who will be paying your salary, so it is vital they get the best fit for the business. But what about what the employee wants? The relationship between employer and employee must mutually beneficial for long term success.
Smart employers know how important it is to hire the right person the first time. This is because recruiting and training new staff is both time-consuming and not cheap. With this in mind, here at RecruitWest we have prepared some helpful guidelines for assisting your new hires to ‘hit the ground running’. Of course, the first few weeks of a new hire’s contract are some of the most crucial.
Being paid what you are worth is something all employees deserve.
Unfortunately however, the reality can be very different.
Studies have shown many organisations are quick to take things away from their employees - with bonuses and vacation time often falling by the wayside.
Preparing for an interview does not have to be stressful. The key to success is preparation and presentation – with researching the relevant organisation at the top of the list. Today’s job market is highly competitive, especially in the labour hire area, so it is important for candidates to brush up on their skills - and to ensure they always put in their best effort before meeting potential employers.
There are many ways to assess staff performance.
Performance reviews have traditionally always been a good indicator.
However, in today’s rapidly changing workplace, many organisations are now reassessing their formulaic annual performance review methods.
What issues do you face?
Western Australian Companies face a unique set of pressures in the business environment today and the mining sector is not immune to these.
The fast pace of change is wide and varied. Companies have little control over the pace and can spend time and money investing in areas that are not core to their business function and offer little return on the investment.