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Evaluating the Employees You Can’t See

First in and last out is no longer an acceptable measure of employee performance, according to Keith Farrazzi of the Harvard Business Review. Especially with the rise of telecommuting, it becomes necessary to create better, more comprehensive metrics of employee success. Farrazzi has some recommendations.

Defining Success

Focus on employee behavior in addition to results produced, because people who break rules to get ahead should not be rewarded. Be mindful of unintended consequences when devising metrics. Engage employees to help come up with appropriate metrics together, but throw out the concept of “self-evaluations;” they usually are not helpful. You can read the full article here:

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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