viaPeople Insight - Performance Management & Succession Planning Blog

Product Feature Spotlight - Performance Rating Calibration

Apr 28, 2014 4:38:00 PM / by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. posted in 360 Degree Feedback, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration, Product Feature Spotlight

1 Comment

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:

Read More

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

Dec 16, 2013 4:42:00 PM / by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. posted in Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

0 Comments

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.

Read More

3 Expert Tricks to Identify Poor Performance Calibration

Apr 24, 2013 8:09:00 AM / by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. posted in Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

2 Comments

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.

Read More

6 Steps for Conducting Performance Calibration Meetings

Oct 2, 2012 2:24:00 PM / by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. posted in Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

14 Comments

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

Read More

Calibrate, Don't Force in Employee Performance Management

Aug 20, 2012 12:23:00 PM / by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. posted in Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Performance Calibration

5 Comments

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:

Read More