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  • 10 Great Reasons For Performance Management (Annual Reviews)
    by Mark A. Griffin on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Most employees loath them; many managers avoid them. High Performance Organizations have them, and they do what they’re designed to do—evaluate precisely the performance of each employee. Feel like you don’t need them? Here are 10 great reasons that should change your mind. Aligning performance to goals and objectives Most organization employees I meet with […]

  • The Crucial Upside of Workplace Friction
    by Mark A. Griffin on June 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Every workplace has friction—that’s the simple truth. Anytime you have a few people working together on something, differences surface that create drag. We shouldn’t be surprised when conflict or tensions arise. Instead, we should be prepared and have some tactics on hand to facilitate a cooperative working environment and healthier relationships. Friction has a bona […]

  • Yahoo! Scrapped Telecommuting—Should You?
    by Mark A. Griffin on May 28, 2019 at 10:01 am

    As a long-time veteran in the field of human resources (HR), I’ve seen telecommuting storm onto the scene through advances in technology. Telecommuting employees complete work from remote locations, and sometimes the method backfires. In February 2013, Yahoo!’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, killed the long-standing policy that allowed employees to work from home. The news sent shockwaves […]

  • How Bad Human Resource Practices Cost You Millions
    by Mark A. Griffin on May 22, 2019 at 9:41 am

    Many potential clients seek a silver bullet when it comes to the hiring process. They want to set up electronic application systems and implement pre-employment testing to objectively and efficiently screen applicants so they can hire the best candidates. They want to optimize the process, to speed the days to hire-up. They want candidates fast. […]

  • Success In 2019 ~ HR Trends In The Workplace
    by Mark A. Griffin on May 10, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Enjoy watching Claudia Wert of Wells Fargo Advisors and Mark Griffin discuss In His Name HR and trends to look out for in 2019.     About Mark: With over 20 years of Human Resources experience at both fortune (Kodak, Quaker Oats, and Merck) as well as small and mid-sized companies, Mark has seen it […]