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By: Matt Ingold

May 19th, 2016

Performance Review Best Practices Part II: Using Mock-Reviews

HR Best Practices

(2 minute read) The worst thing you ever want to hear in a difficult performance review is, "well, I never knew that was so important to you."  One of the biggest problems with performance reviews is that, too often, employees don't discover what their evaluation criteria is until the are sitting face to face and looking at below average scores. Of course they're frustrated with the performance review process. Growing consensus amongst leaders is that performance reviews must be part of an ongoing conversation. Here's a performance review best practice that I picked up in the Marine Corps, and it proved an effective way to drive a performance driven culture in my platoon.

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By: Matt Ingold

May 13th, 2016

What to Know about the New FMLA Administration Poster

FMLA | Leave Management | HR Best Practices

(2 minute read) According to Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, all employers subject to FMLA regulations must display the DOL’s FMLA poster “prominently where it can be readily seen by employees and applicants for employment.” This past week, the DOL has issued an updated FMLA Poster… …I know, try hard to contain your excitement. Nonetheless, with increasing FMLA lawsuits, the following info is essential to employers subject to FMLA.

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By: Matt Ingold

April 26th, 2016

HR Best Practices for Onboarding: Speed with Online Checklists

HR | HR Best Practices

(1 minute read) There are a number of different administrative and training tasks that need to be accomplished when onboarding a new employee. Benefits enrollment I-9 form submissions Sign the employee handbook Set-up emails and desktop computers BUY BANDAID FOR PAPERCUT! HR Best-practice for onboarding: Speed up onboarding timelines with Online Checklists. Here’s how it works.

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