Performance reviews have always been a bugbear for many organisations and a challenge for many managers. In recent years, organisations have disconnected the development conversation from the annual pay and reward rounds and some are even moving away from performance ratings with a view to making the conversation less about ‘the rating number’ and more about development. Whichever way you do it, the challenge is always how well the managers deliver when they conduct a session.
Julie was cold and alone in a dark and stormy ocean. She was desperately treading water but each new wave threatened to take her last breath away. The more she struggled the more her energy drained away. Feeling alone and worn out. She wasn’t sure how much longer she could carry on. Then she caught… Read more
It’s hard to avoid the award season in Hollywood. The dresses, the awkward interviews on the red carpet and, this year, the controversy, are part of the ritual of the most over-the-top event in a season of over-the-top events in the most glamorous industry of them all. For the few who take home a little… Read more
Oh what a week we’ve had! First, surrounded by all of the Altris team, supporters and some of our valued clients, we were delighted to be a winner in the IMNZ Business <$5M Turnover Award at the 2015 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards. We celebrated at a glitzy gala dinner in Auckland attended by… Read more
So the All Blacks will face their nemesis, France, in the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup. Who says history never repeats… they will play in Cardiff, possibly with the same referee from ‘that’ game in 2007 (although 4 million people will be praying for a different result this time). Do you think the… Read more