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Archive for October 2014

October 30, 2014

How Engaged are Canadian Small Business Employees?

DID YOU KNOW: only 1 in 3 Canadian employees are fully engaged on the job? The 2014 Pulse of Talent survey, conducted by Ceridian and Harris Decima reveals businesses are not doing enough to increase employee engagement – which puts productivity, profitability and employee retention at stake.

October 23, 2014

It’s Small Business Week – Let’s Celebrate

Did you know there are over 1.1 million small businesses currently operating in Canada? (Source: Business News Network). Small Business Week (running October 19-25) is a great time to celebrate small businesses contributions in Canada. Ceridian is pleased to commemorate small business success both this week, and year-round.

October 21, 2014

How to Conduct a Great Performance Review in 3 Steps, Part 3 of 3

In Part 1, 3 Reasons Traditional Performance Management Doesn’t Work you learned what not to do. In Part 2, The Top 3 Features of an Effective Performance Management System you learned what you need to implement. In part 3, let’s learn a system for reducing your time spent on, and your team’s anxiety about, their performance […]

October 15, 2014

The Top 3 Parts of an Effective Performance Management System, Part 2 of 3

In my last post I covered the “3 Reasons Traditional Performance Management Doesn’t Work”. Now that you know what not to do, let’s focus on what you should be doing. An effective performance management system has three parts: 1. Weekly behavior plan  – I like to refer to a weekly behavior plan as a “cookbook.” […]

October 10, 2014

3 Reasons Traditional Performance Management Doesn’t Work, Part 1 of 3

When you are a small business owner or manager, you are like a coach in pro sports, your primary function as a manager is to improve the performance of your team. Unfortunately, traditional approaches to performance management may have initial success, but are difficult to sustain.

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