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    Topic: Performance Engagement

    Managing Performance in 2021 through 1-to-1 Meetings
    By Lauren Brown on December 22, 2020 | 2 min read time

    With workforces still operating remotely—and many companies staying remote throughout 2021—performance management will likely be a key area of...

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    How Can Employers Address Employee Burnout?
    By Lauren Brown on November 13, 2020 | 3 min read time

    It’s no secret that 2020 has presented workforces with unique hurdles due to a global pandemic, both in their profession and personal lives....

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    Five Ways to Set HR Goals to Improve Your Team and Career
    By Drew Gieseke on June 12, 2020 | 2 min read time

    While you’re more than likely familiar with the power of goal-setting, you may not be in the habit of setting SMART goals for your team—meaning...

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    Working Remotely: Daily Stand-Up Meetings
    By Travis Frady on April 16, 2020 | 4 min read time

    This whole transition to working remotely has caused so many of us to come up with new ways to apply structure to our days. At BerniePortal, one...

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    Culture in the Time of Coronavirus
    By Travis Frady on April 10, 2020 | 6 min read time

    How do you maintain your company culture when everyone is working remote? The new norms for company culture that will keep your business going and...

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    7 leadership types: which type are you?
    By Courtney Cox on March 9, 2020 | 2 min read time

      To be an effective leader, one might use several different leadership styles at a given time. By taking the time to familiarize oneself with...

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    Understanding Your Leadership Voice
    By Courtney Cox on March 2, 2020 | 1 min read time

      All leaders speak, but not all leaders are heard. Let’s discuss the different ways you can tackle leadership and communication!

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    How HR and Managers Can Conduct Regular Performance Reviews
    By Courtney Cox on February 20, 2020 | 3 min read time

    At all levels of an organization, there's an insatiable need for quality, growth-centric conversations, continuous feedback cycles, frequent...

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    Defined: The Difference Between Employee Rewards and Recognition
    By Courtney Cox on January 21, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employees need both rewards and recognition to feel fully satisfied with their job. But when is a reward appropriate and when is recognition...

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    How to Improve the Employee Performance Review Process
    By Courtney Cox on December 3, 2019 | 5 min read time

    Performance management techniques are changing the way companies conduct performance review meetings and goal setting. These companies are...

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