7 Deadly Human Resources Sins

Nobody is perfect, right? Many human resources departments have committed “sins,” but have they been “deadly?”

7 Deadly Sins Human ResourcesIn human resources, some deadly sins may not be the “classics” like Pride, Envy, Gluttony, Lust, Anger, Greed and Sloth, but they can certainly kill your success with employees.

Here are seven deadly sins for human resources to avoid:

Deadly Sin #1: Performance evaluations only once a year.

Is an annual performance review the only time you discuss performance? It shouldn’t be. Human resources are about talent management, and both HR and management should evaluate performance in a series of discussions throughout the year.

Plan, monitor and evaluate progress on a regular basis. Make evaluation a process—not a single event—and the resulting jump in performance might surprise you. Continue reading “7 Deadly Human Resources Sins”