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  • Let's T.A.L.K.™: Handling the Difficult Performance Appraisal

    Let's T.A.L.K. will change the minds of managers who dread the performance management aspect of their job. The T.A.L.K. approach makes appraisals easier and more effective, keeping the focus on work-related issues, not on personalities. Managers learn techniques to communicate expectations effectively and encourage top performers to do even better.

    #1 ID:217
    Topic: Assessing Performance Learning Path: Leadership Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Communication, Professionalism Closed Captioned
  • A Last Chance Option/Termination

    You’ve clearly communicated expectations, delivered at least a couple of verbal warnings, and even a written warning. If the employee has not yet improved, the next action to take is a last chance option. This could be many things; including another written warning or suspension or time off with pay.

    #2 ID:1874
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • After the Hire - Program Summary

    No different than us, employees want to achieve the greatest possible results during their careers. If an employee can find the opportunity to grow either in responsibility or in place within our organization, they will likely stay put.

    #3 ID:1884
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance
  • Challenging & Giving Opportunities

    No different than us, employees want to achieve the greatest possible results during their careers. If an employee can find the opportunity to grow either in responsibility or in place within our organization, they will likely stay put.

    #4 ID:1882
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance
  • Documenting the Discussion/Actions

    When dealing with a performance challenge from this point forward creating written notes regarding your conversations becomes critical.

    #5 ID:1872
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • Evaluating Performance Challenges

    When evaluating performance challenges, don’t assume anything! Do your homework and get the all the facts you can. Have personal knowledge of the performance issue. Don’t rely on allegations, rumors or information provided to you.

    #6 ID:1867
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • Making Time for Your Employees

    Every organization wants to keep its good employees. And employees who are productive, satisfied and valued in their jobs will generally stay put! How do you know if your employee is achieving those personal objectives? Again, take time. Time for getting his or her feedback.

    #7 ID:1880
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Retention Aid, Hiring & Recruiting, Assessing Performance
  • Plan Regular Discussions

    When an employee has responded well to your corrective discussion, it doesn’t end there. Take time to hold regular performance discussions with all employees all the time. Conversations like these will save you time, improve productivity and increase employee morale.

    #8 ID:1870
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • Reward & Recognition

    Most of the time, employees find rewards and recognition more motivating than money. As a matter of fact, it has been found that an employee is more likely to leave an organization because he or she did not receive adequate recognition.

    #9 ID:1881
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Retention Aid, Assessing Performance
  • Setting Expectations & Measurement

    To be satisfied with their jobs, employees want and need to have a clear idea of what is expected from them. Performance expectations can be an employee’s role in the organization, a specific result to be achieved or goals to accomplish.

    #10 ID:1879
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Retention Aid, Assessing Performance
  • Succeeding vs. Settling (Employee View Point)

    Keeping the best employees means you need to help them succeed! That takes effort and desire on your part. Desire to give feedback - both good and critical... and encouragement.

    #11 ID:1878
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Retention Aid, Assessing Performance, New Supervisor
  • Using a Corrective Discussion

    Typically, it's best to assume that an employee is not purposefully performing less than expected. He/she may simply need clarification of what’s expected, some additional guidance, or to understand the importance of following policy and meeting expectations. Generally, most performance challenges can be resolved during this second action, the corrective discussion.

    #12 ID:1868
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • What Could Have I Done Differently?

    It's usually not just one thing... employees leave for all sorts of reason. But there are opportunities to retain the best employees... even in a competitive market.

    #13 ID:1877
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance
  • After the Hire - Program Introduction

    Retaining valued employees is one of the major challenges facing organizations today and in the future. With a tight labor market and our competitive environment, retaining our good employees is one of the most important efforts we can make as managers. Not only must we find and hire great employees, we have to work hard to keep them.

    #14 ID:1883
    Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Video Introduction Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance
  • Once and For All: Program Summary

    Once you’ve reached the last chance option with an employee, expectations and consequences have been clearly communicated. Now it’s time to draw a conclusion. Does the employee have the right skills and/or motivation?

    #15 ID:1876
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Summary Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Office & General Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution
  • Motivating Factors Handout

    What Motivates You to do Your Best Work? This handout allows users to quickly rank the things that motivate them.

    #16 ID:1542
    Topic: Motivation Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Trainer Resource Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Discussion Trigger, Assessing Performance
  • SMART-START™ Performance Appraisal: What It's Really All About

    A thought-provoking video that uses music,text and graphics to inspire and stimulate discussion about the importance of performance appraisals.

    #17 ID:496
    Topic: Assessing Performance Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Meeting Openers Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Leadership
  • Discussion Card: ATTITUDE! Producing Positive Results

    We've all faced a difficult employee. Tackling tough situations often means taking a step back and thinking through the issue. Remember, conflict can be reduced and misunderstandings addressed or prevented when we take the time to deal with a bad attitude . These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (A.T.T.I.T.U.D.E.) along with thought-provoking questions to create a respectful flow of communication - helping leaders, managers and supervisors address individual or team attitude issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.

    #18 ID:2096
    Topic: Leading Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Discussion Cards Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality, Government Other Topics: Leadership, Management, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Assessing Performance, New Supervisor, Learning Reinforcement, Emotional Intelligence
  • Once and For All: Resolving Performance Challenges

    A straightforward, yet entertaining approach to delivering the message that dealing with employee performance challenges is rarely easy or quick. But not taking effective actions can be damaging and more time-consuming—not to mention the lost product

    #19 ID:804
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Off-The-Shelf Video Program (ILT) Suggested Industry Usage: Office & General, Government Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution Seat Time: 21 Minutes
  • Performance Doesn’t Improve (Verbal Warning)

    When an employee doesn’t do what he or she said she could or would do, move to the first formal step of progressive discipline, a verbal warning. The verbal warning is a discussion where you let the employee know what specific behavior is unacceptable and that it has to stop.

    #20 ID:1871
    Topic: Communication Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Video Vignettes Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Leadership, Assessing Performance, Problem Resolution