TIP TUESDAY: An “A” for Effort?

{excerpted from the article at Business Insider.com} In most workplaces today, you don’t earn an “A” for effort. If you failed to make a sale even though you sat at your desk for hours every day calling clients, it’s hard to believe you’ll get a pat on the back ” or a promotion. Results matter. […]

TIP TUESDAY: Six-Step Employee Improvement Plan

{excerpted from the article, “How to Establish a Performance Improvement Plan” at the SHRM website. Click here to read the full article.} A performance improvement plan (PIP), also known as a performance action plan, is a tool to give an employee with performance deficiencies the opportunity to succeed. It may be used to address failures […]