Webinar Reminder: Difficult Performance Reviews: How to Turn Painful Conversations into Positive Results

Our American Management Association New Media Team will be doing a webinar with Paul Falcone, author of 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, next week. He will be sharing how to have more effective review meetings with your employees.

How To Turn Painful Conversations Into Positive Results
June 15, 2010, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Price: $149

For most managers, the toughest discussions of the year are coming up soon in the form of annual performance reviews.

Naturally, these sessions can lead many to feel uncomfortable.

The way you handle these conversations is even more difficult when you have to deliver feedback in this environment of economic uncertainty.

However when conducted properly, these sessions provide you with a great opportunity to help your employees focus on their goals and boost their morale—while correcting flaws that can hold them back.

This 90-minute interactive Webinar provides tested methods to help you prepare for and conduct these discussions in a way that invites balanced participation, stays true to your message, focuses on performance, gains acceptance and reduces defensiveness.

Click HERE to sign up for the webinar.

For more information on 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews click HERE.

Paul Falcone is Vice President of Employee Relations at Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles and was formerly Vice President of Human Resources at Nickelodeon. He is the author of 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees, and 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire. He lives in Valencia, California.


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