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Human Resources (HR), or people as we more commonly refer to them, are a big part of any organization’s success. Without good people in place, business is much harder.  Give me great people with an average plan over a great plan with average people any day.  To have an effective HR management system in place you need the following core systems:

  • Hiring, Firing and Promotion – who you hire, fire and promote
  • Education and Training – how well you train them
  • Performance Management – how you hold them accountable for performance
  • Compensation, Benefits & Rewards – what you pay them and how you incentivize performance
  • Internal Communications – making sure everyone is clear about the above 4 items and any other pressing business issues

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Performance planning is a great way to give a sense of direction to the employees and create a space for them to grow in their career.  In this guide, we will discuss what is performance planning and the process. Some useful templates are also provided. You can edit these online; simply click on the template to open them in the editor, modify and download.

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