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Tag: Performance Reviews

Google’s Performance Management Practices

Francisco Homem de Mello

This article is a chapter of our ebook, Google's Performance Management Practices, which you can download in full here. Introduction "We need people to know how they’re doing, and we’ve evolved what might at first seem like a zanily comples system that shows them where they stand. Along the way, we learned some startling stuff. [...]

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Performance reviews: What it means to untie them from compensation decisions

Francisco Homem de Mello

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I've been talking to many executives and HR professionals who’ve heard about "untying performance reviews and compensation” but that don’t quite get what it means. They're even a bit skeptical; how can you untie two such seemingly inseparable things? One of these was the CEO of a startup, who wrote me the following: We're researching [...]

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What is Performance Management?

Francisco Homem de Mello

What is performance management? We’ve talked to several HR departments on a daily basis that don’t know this definition very well or simply mix up performance management wir performance rating. In any way, it is crystal clear that within the scope of performance management there is a measuring component as well as an improvement or [...]

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Four Tips to Nail Your Performance Reviews

Francisco Homem de Mello

Here are four simple tips you can leverage to nail your performance reviews: Plan in advance: Reviews are all about giving great evidence that supports your ratings. So spend some time planning your accomplishments, as well as situations where you showed the behaviours and values that are being discussed; Structure your comments according the 3 [...]

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AltSchool’s CEO Rebuilt Google’s Performance Review System to Work for Startups — Here It Is (via First Round Review)

Francisco Homem de Mello

This article was published by First Round Review.   Since 2013, Max Ventilla has been working to reinvent one of our most basic civic institutions for the modern era: Elementary school. As founder and CEO of AltSchool, he’s leveraging the tech and business innovation of startups to personalize education for every student. It’s no small task — [...]

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