Performance Discussions 100 years later
Performance reviews were first introduced around World War I as a rating system to help the U.S. military identify and dismiss poor performers. The original intent had nothing to do with helping solders develop their careers. 100 years later, employees and managers still struggled with the purpose of reviews. 102 years later, the world has pivoted and we have identified a performance planning process that employees and managers see as generating alignment and value-added feedback amidst rapid change and growth
What will participants learn?
Mara Strandlund is a global Human Resources executive with deep experience in linking people and business strategies, using data to collaborate with leaders on complex talent, scaling, inclusion and cultural challenges in rapidly changing markets including cloud computing, ecommerce, healthcare, academia, distribution, gaming, aerospace, oil, and construction. Her experience leading large-scale teams has spanned across 6 continents (missing Antarctica) and extended beyond HR in leading big data research, product development, and customer training teams. Outside of Resilience, she is an active volunteer supporting veterans transitioning back into the workforce and ensuring that the Internet is a positive force for good that improves the lives and well-being of people around the world. She received her undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Chicago and is a certified Coach, Compensation Professional and Six Sigma expert.
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