Tactical Advantage? Tips for Balancing the Two Types of Employee Performance

Posted by: The ADP Team on 22 May 2019 in Business Strategies, Human Capital Management, Human Resources

There is more than one way to assess employee performance. While the evolution of cloud-based technologies and mobile devices has altered the corporate landscape, some things never change: Employee performance remains the benchmark for long-term enterprise success. But despite best efforts to monitor performance, many organisations struggle with decreasing staff efficiency. Regular performance reviews, long...

4 Alternatives to the Annual Performance Review (and Why You Should Consider Them)

Posted by: The ADP Team on 15 May 2019 in Business Strategies, Human Capital Management, Human Resources

Every employee performance review is important. Managers use performance reviews when evaluating employees for promotions and transfers, and organisations use performance reviews when making compensation decisions. Having regular documented performance discussions is valuable to the organisation. It’s also valuable to employees. People want feedback about their performance. They want to know they’re doing a good...

Goal management: using a SMART plan to achieve results

Posted by: The ADP Team on 8 May 2019 in Business Strategies, Human Capital Management, Human Resources

One of the biggest benefits of using a SMART plan is that it allows teams to steer conversations in the right direction. Whenever something goes wrong, or organisations want to improve, they set goals and develop plans to achieve the desired result. Sometimes, those plans aren’t substantial enough. They don’t answer all of the questions...

Help set performance goals for employees

Posted by: The ADP Team on 29 April 2019 in Human Capital Management, Human Resources

We often talk about performance goals for employees only in the context of an annual performance review, but goal setting can — and should — take different forms. Effective employee goal setting can take several forms. We often talk about performance goals for employees only in the context of an annual performance review. We rate...

Federal Budget 2019 – the Superannuation angle

Posted by: The ADP Team on 9 April 2019 in Budget, Legislation, Superannuation, Tax

Thank you to our guest blog, Tax & Super Australia. The Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s first budget, released on 2 April, 2019 included a few changes to Superannuation, impacting individuals along with details that payroll managers would benefit from understanding in order to address questions from their company’s employees. Removal of work test for certain members...