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10 Talent Management Activities to Stop Doing Right Now
You can radically simplify your talent management practices by eliminating activities that don’t add value. Our #2 on the list to eliminate is: Stop setting more than four performance goals. Performance goals have become an unfocused list of job activities in many companies. Listing ten goals creates a lengthy goal setting and review process that confuses the vital few with the essential many. None of us has more than four truly important things to accomplish next year.
Limit goals to four and don’t allow 10 “subgoals” beneath each. Enable this by teaching managers how to prioritize goals and to combine their list of job activities into an actual objective.