Pay for performance is extra pay the employee receives when certain work goals, targets, piece rate items, or key performance measures are achieved. It is used as a motivational tool. For example: Increase revenue by 10% by end of financial year to receive $5,000 Pack 12 bottles of wine per box to receive a 10
Category: People Performance
When it comes to getting performance results, one way to do it is to tell your employees what to do. This approach can be a lottery – sometimes they do it, and sometimes they don’t. Why is that? Neuroscience is discovering the human brain can be like a two year old, tell it what to
To understand how to write a job description, first you need to understand why have a job description in the first place. The key reasons for having a job description are: The Employment Relations Act 2000 requires an employer to have ‘a description of the work to be performed by the employee’ in their employment
Have you heard of Employee Assistance? It is a great tool for managers, and comes in handy when an employee tells you something that crosses the boundaries between work and personal problems i.e. their personal financial problems, gambling issues, personal relationship problems…what do you do? You want to be compassionate, however set some boundaries about
Dan Pink, Career Analyst, examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards i.e. bonuses, aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward that is very different to the usual staff incentive schemes.