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Product Feature Spotlight - Performance Rating Calibration

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Apr 28, 2014 4:38:00 PM

viaPeople's Rating Calibration Feature Instantly Compares Performance Across Teams

HR software should not only make things easier but also help you to improve your processes. viaPeople's team of Industrial Organizational Psychologists have designed the Performance Rating Calibration feature to ensure consistency and fairness in the evaluation of critical performance factors. Here is how it works:

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Topics: Performance Evaluation, 360 Degree Feedback, Performance Calibration, Product Feature Spotlight

5 Ways to Take the 'Creep' Out of Employee Performance Ratings

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Dec 16, 2013 4:42:00 PM

One of the countless complaints about performance reviews is that performance ratings are inaccurate. Whether an organization is using a traditional 5 point rating scale to evaluate performance criteria or a non-numeric determination of overall performance, the general trend is for the distribution of ratings to be positively skewed versus represent a normal bell curve.

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Topics: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

3 Expert Tricks to Identify Poor Performance Calibration

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Apr 24, 2013 8:09:00 AM

Performance ratings provided by managers on goals and competencies are important data points in HR and leadership decision making. Performance ratings have consequences. These data points not only have an impact on compensation but are considered in promotion decisions, succession planning and the allocation of developmental resources. Inaccuracy and inconsistency can lead to legal actions and can have a significant negative impact on employee engagement, retention and overall performance. As a result, making sure performance ratings are fair and accurate is critically important.

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Topics: Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

6 Steps for Conducting Performance Calibration Meetings

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Oct 2, 2012 2:24:00 PM

The beauty of fall…..time to reflect, analyze and plan.

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Topics: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

Calibrate, Don't Force in Employee Performance Management

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Aug 20, 2012 12:23:00 PM

What is Performance Calibration?

Performance Calibration is a process in which managers (typically within a department or function) come together to discuss the performance of employees and achieve agreement on performance appraisal ratings. The process ensures:

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Topics: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration