Lesley Lyons, Author at PeopleStrategy Archive - PeopleStrategy

[Video] The time for an HR check-up is now!

No time for anything outside of administrative tasks? Trying to gather data from multiple systems so you can generate reports for compliance or your executive team? Employees not interested in using the HR technologies they have at their disposal? If you’re experiencing any – or all – of these pain points, it’s time to evaluate..

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Improving the open enrollment process: Part 1

Now is the time we all break out our swimsuits, spruce up the patio and embrace summer in all its glory. Not to be a Debbie Downer, but it’s also time for HR professionals to think about their plans for open enrollment. Prepping for open enrollment now can result in a smoother process come fall/winter, as..

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4 ways to improve HR communication

As with most things in life, communication is critical when introducing or launching HR programs and services. Effectively relaying the details and benefits of HR plans and programs is essential to getting buy-in on these initiatives from employees. And employee support is paramount to the success of most HR programs and services. There are many..

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Managing Performance on the Daily

Performance Management is one of those topics that is both holy grail, and third rail. A high-performance organization that hums with productivity, motivation, and ongoing learning – what leader doesn’t want that? But how are we supposed to get there, if everyone is telling us performance reviews are hopeless, and we should toss formal performance..

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Keeping Performance Management REAL

Managing performance. About as much fun as taking your car in for an oil change, new tires or a tune-up. But much like taking your car in for routine maintenance can help you avoid a costly repair down the road, regularly evaluating performance within your organization can help prevent costly side effects from underperforming, unsatisfied..

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Creating a Valuable Employee Performance Experience

Performance management is being disrupted. In two-thirds of organizations today, business leaders are rethinking the traditional methods of managing employee performance. And employees are breathing a collective sigh of relief. According to Harvard Business Review research, some of the most common performance management methods can actually demotivate your best performers. Creating a positive employee experience..

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Payroll, HR, Benefits: The Executive Experience

What does your CEO, CFO or other executive team member expect from their core HR, payroll and benefits experience? Two objectives come to mind: peace of mind and business value. Let’s take a closer look at each. Executives don’t want to think about core HR processes What your executive team wants is peace of mind that..

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