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Engage Performance Powerhouses: Remote Employees

Engaging remote employees can feel like a complicated task, both to the employees and their managers. The physical separation of remote employees, whether it’s all employees working from home or just a few, can turn into feelings of isolation quickly if managers are not genuinely and regularly supporting and interacting with them. Remote employees that feel that involvement from their manager are more committed to achieving their goals, both professionally and personally. Check out our infographic on engaging those performance powerhouses we call remote employees to find out some ways you can stay in touch with them, no matter where they are.

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LightWork Software and Spirence Are Teaming Up!

LightWork Software excitedly announces its newest partnership with Spirence, a virtual mental health literacy platform for employers. Spirence offers self-paced mental health prevention tools designed to develop and deepen the skills everyone needs for emotional, social, and psychological well-being. The Spirence offerings include a mental well-being video library of hundreds of videos on a variety wellness topics, weekly live webinars, family support sessions, coaching, seminars, in-person wellness retreats, critical incident stress debriefing (CISD), and access to treatment services. Every Spirence team member is required to adhere to the Spirence Standard, which consists of expertise in the mental health field, an above and beyond attitude towards helping and empowering others, and a commitment to deliver the highest quality experience, tools, and education to their members.

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Engage Your Employees with Surveys

Performance management is a critical aspect of any organization, and surveys play a vital role in the process. Surveys offer managers and leaders valuable insights into the strengths and weaknesses of their teams, as well as areas that need improvement. Read more to learn about the importance of surveys in performance management and why they should be an integral part of any organization's strategy.

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The Do's & Don'ts of Providing Feedback

Providing employee feedback can seem daunting, especially if it is constructive feedback or feedback about a task that may not have gone smoothly. While the feedback itself is important, the way feedback is provided is just as, if not more, important. When thinking about it from the employee's point of view, which would you rather receive: negative and criticizing responses to something you have worked on or professional and positive ideas for improvement? The infographic below goes over some of the basic dos and don'ts of providing feedback to employees.

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How to Engage Employees in the Performance Management Process

The performance management process can be grueling, we admit it. No one wants to be blindsided by criticism, plus all of the paperwork involved makes it a difficult task on its own. What if we told you that engaging employees throughout the year in their performance management makes it easier during appraisal season? 

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