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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Creating a connected workforce remotely

For a lot of us, the social element of work is as important as the pay packet we receive every month. Now we’re facing an indeterminate period of remote-working, how can we make sure that our teams stay connected – as they work on projects and as a community?

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March 20, 2020
Rebecca East
The Power of Conversation

Did you have a viral pandemic in your 5-year business growth forecasts? No, neither did we. It is frightening to feel out of control, but while there are things we can’t plan for or change, there are others that we can get a grip on and do something about. One of those is how you manage your workforce through a challenging and uncertain time, to make sure your business and teams stay intact, happy and engaged.

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March 19, 2020
Rebecca East
Don’t let your star players burn out

Reliability is a wonderful trait, but there’s only so much one person can juggle before something gets dropped. Often, when people like this are feeling the pressure, they struggle on in silence until they reach breaking point – a missed deadline, a week off work, a resignation letter that could so easily have been avoided...

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March 2, 2020
Rebecca East
OpenBlend user event: Creating company culture

In today’s world, ‘culture’ has become a word synonymous with high-performing companies. At OpenBlend, we have the privilege of being able to open the door to an array of differing cultures, and are able to gain insight into the challenges that they face.

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February 27, 2020
Bradley Bruce
Why do employees quit?

Maybe they want a new challenge. A change of scene. A higher salary. Career development. A workplace closer to home. But in our experience, the reasons for a resignation usually boil down to one thing...

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December 19, 2019
Rebecca East
One size never fits all

Let’s take a look at the impact that a people-centric management structure – or lack of it – can have on one individual. We’ll call this one individual, Karen.

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November 26, 2019
Rebecca East
Employee Experience Event

In a fast-paced modern working landscape, it’s vital that companies understand what really drives their people in order to create a ‘peak performance’ culture.

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July 24, 2019
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