Employee Appraisal Types for Maximum Visibility

    Choosing the right type of performance appraisal for your employees can be daunting. From manager only, employee and manager, or peer-review, to 360-degree feedback, 360-degree extended feedback, and even a custom review group. The variety of methods available allows managers to choose the type of appraisal that best identifies strengths and weaknesses of employee performance for the particular employee based on the type of role they have. For example, someone who works in the back office primarily by themselves might benefit most from an...

    Top Time Collection Methods

    There are many ways to track employee time worked. Hourly employees must “punch in” at the beginning of their work period, and “punch out” at the end. However, time tracking needs from hourly employees are not the same as those for employees on salary. Employees who are on salary will need to acknowledge their work period and indicate any time off but would not have need to punch in and out like their hourly coworkers. There are many methods in which an employee can record their time, and some methods work better than others depending on...

    Set the Right Goals for 2020 Company Success

    Whether you are getting ready for your organization’s best fiscal year yet or trying to improve employee performance after appraisals, setting goals is incredibly helpful in communicating clear expectations to your employees. Setting goals increases positive outcomes with employees such as elevated commitment, motivation, job investment, and productivity. Within your business, some goals can even garner higher revenues for your organization. Help your employees support their long-term career plans by maximizing their accomplishments. Even...

    2 Quick Tips for Accurate Employee Time Collection

    Why Is Accurate Punching Important For Businesses?

    Enabling Employee Performance after the Appraisal

    So, you just completed another round of employee appraisals, and one or more employees are not performing as well as you would like them to. The next steps you take are important, and they depend on the reasons why the employee isn’t achieving their goals.

    Do Your Employees Need Time Off?

    Paid time off is an expected benefit for most employees today, and it is necessary to be able to keep up with the requests as they come in, especially as people begin to plan for vacation season. Having an accurate and efficient way of keeping track of the requests is helpful not only for scheduling purposes, but for your budget as well. For businesses in almost all industries, paid time off is a standard for their full-time employees, and for good reason:

    LightWork Talent Management is Now LightWork Performance Management

    As LightWork expands its human capital management (HCM) solution, LightWork’s employee performance management module, previously known as LightWork Talent Management, is now LightWork Performance Management. LightWork has grown its portfolio of employee talent management modules beyond the employee performance appraisal, 360 degree reviews, and employee goal setting capabilities that are the cornerstone of LightWork Performance Management, and this rebrand gives proper nomenclature to LightWork Performance Management as LightWork’s employee...