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Featured Post: Adobe’s ‘Check-In’ Facilitates Employee Growth, Leadership & Talent Development

  • April 07, 2014
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A new and innovative approach in human resources The importance of remaining engaged at work, developing talent and being positively connected to managers and peers, are values which are being actively embraced in today’s workplace – and ones we firmly support at TalentCove.  It therefor makes sense to apply these values to performance evaluation and […]

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Keep a Work Journal to Fuel Your Success!

  • March 27, 2014
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Journals. We use them for many reasons: to write down our daily thoughts, to track what we’re eating, to list our dreams and our fears, to remember who we were at different stages in life. Here at TalentCove, we believe that keeping a work journal to track what you’re getting done, should be added to […]

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Guest Post: The “On-the-Spot” Performance Review

  • February 27, 2014
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GUEST POST:  By Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk and Advisor to TalentCove. This piece originally appeared as a post by Gary Swart in LinkedIn on January 30, 2014.  Republished by permission of the author. Many employees never know whether their manager thinks they’re performing well. That’s because a majority of performance reviews—the main vehicle managers […]

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Why Performance Reviews Don’t Work

  • February 10, 2014
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“If performance evaluations were a drug, they would not receive F.D.A. approval,” because “they have so many side effects, and so often they fail.” – Robert Sutton, Stanford Professor and co-author of just published, Scaling Up Excellence. (Source) It’s no secret that most employees, and even most managers, dislike the annual performance review. I remember […]

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