Tag: performance development

Spotify's parental leave program has played a major role in talent acquisition and retention, according to its head of HR, Michael Kim

How Spotify generates 20,000 job applications per month

A combination of data-driven business and integrated HR strategies – including a generous parental leave program – have contributed to a strong employment brand for global music streaming platform Spotify, which receives an average of 20,000 unique job applications per month. One of the most significant HR activities to generate […]

Organisations can expect continuous feedback to become the new performance management standard

How HR can make continuous feedback a practical reality

Organisations can expect continuous feedback to become the new performance management standard, however, HR needs to take a number of steps to make this a practical reality, writes Tym Lawrence As HR professionals, you’re likely familiar with the general feeling in the office when the time for the annual performance reviews […]

An increasing number of organisations are looking to make their performance management process more agile

How to make performance management more agile

An increasing number of organisations are looking to make their performance management process more agile, however, Michael Lloyd says there are three important steps that should be adopted in order to make this change successful. Companies are recognising the need for continuous feedback, and there is a desire to remove […]

There are three keys to the effective talent management within Adobe, according to its head of HR

The 3 keys to successful talent management in Adobe

There are three keys to effective talent management within Adobe – the first of which is to seek prospective employees who are “learn-it-alls” as opposed to “know-it-alls”, according to its head of HR. “Passion, a can-do attitude, integrity, intellectual curiosity and a desire for continuous learning are critical characteristics that we […]

The traditional approach to performance management is broken, and companies need to create a self-sustaining feedback flow that feeds itself and becomes effortless

Where performance management meets profit & productivity

The traditional approach to performance management is broken, and companies need to create a self-sustaining feedback flow that feeds itself and becomes effortless, writes Georgia Murch Deloitte’s research and costing tells us that an annual appraisal for 65,000 staff took 2 million hours. Expedia says it mostly wanted to ‘re-humanise’ […]