Articles on people-centric performance management

Practical guides and best practices definitions on workplace approaches that help to drive employee performance. Designed to help people managers understand and find solutions to their questions on people management.

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Posts by Rebecca East
2020 and people-centric management

Understanding what motivates your employees – and addressing how to prioritise those things - is vital to business performance. Using OpenBlend Data On Demand, we have analysed the anonymous data of our users to find out just how much the pandemic has swayed individual drivers over the last 12 months

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January 27, 2021
Rebecca East
An interview with David Blackburn, Chief People Officer at the FSCS

In Episode 1 of The OpenBlend Podcast, OpenBlend CEO & Founder, Anna Rassmussen talks to David Blackburn about managing remote teams; the importance of social purpose and how the FSCS team have found a new rhythm for people managers in response to the pandemic. Here we share a glimpse of what’s to come when you listen to The OpenBlend Podcast.

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December 16, 2020
Rebecca East
Human stories of people management

Introducing The OpenBlend Podcast, the podcast for Chief People Officers, HR leaders and innovators in people management looking to make a change. We’ve launched this podcast to share real-life experiences of people-centric performance management through human stories.

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December 7, 2020
Rebecca East
Putting people first in eCommerce 

With Gymshark reaching unicorn status and Lacoste expanding at a steady pace, how can they – and other eCommerce retailers – keep staff happy, productive and connected, while remaining focused on growth during what continues to be one of the hardest-hitting years in recent history?

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October 15, 2020
Rebecca East
Creating a ‘better’ normal

If you want to build a better normal within your business, people-centric management will be your secret weapon – but you’ll need to make sure that your managers are supported with the right coaching and the right tools to make a difference.

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July 17, 2020
Rebecca East
5 things managers will need to do differently

Lockdown may be gradually coming to an end, but remote working is here to stay. It’s going to create a whole new set of demands for managers, and many will see their roles change dramatically in the near future. So what exactly is going to change for managers – and how can they prepare for it?

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May 29, 2020
Rebecca East
Tools for remote management: OpenBlend product update

Employees can now have OpenBlend sessions with any manager within their company, as well as their own. As the need for more flexible and remote work practices increases, we’ve launched the ‘Connections’ feature to enable your talent the ability to connect with multiple managers in their organisation.

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May 13, 2020
Rebecca East