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Four Things to Remember about Performance Reviews

30 October 2011

Rachel nodded and applauded her way through reading How to Be Good at Performance Appraisals by Dick Grote. At long last, managers have a practical guide to making the most of one of the most significant (and much-maligned) supervisory responsibilities of the year. 



A Book for Job Seekers (and Employers)

29 January 2013

Allison prepared to moderate a University of Virginia career panel for undergraduate students and referenced her favorite job search book. (Turns out Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling to Get Jobs and Propel Your Career is also helpful for employers who want to improve their recruiting efforts.)



Three Things to Remember When Writing a Job Description

6 August 2013

Allison read the Allison Partners Employment Ad in the Classifieds Section of today’s C-VILLE Weekly and reflected on the three most important things to keep in mind when you’re writing a job description.



Lessons and Inspiration from New Team Members

30 August 2016

Allison read the bios of our new Allison Partners team members and celebrated a growing team and the lessons colleagues can teach us.



Stop Rushing and Feel Better

19 September 2017

Allison read The Power of the Pause by Dorrie K. Fontaine, University of Virginia Dean of the School of Nursing, and was grateful for the reminder to slow down and be present.



Netflix and HR

2 January 2018

Janie read How Netflix Reinvented HR by Patty McCord, and enjoyed learning about the HR practices of one of her favorite sources of television.



Honesty Changes Everything

26 February 2019

Barbara read Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord and considered the amount of honesty that is needed to support transformational change.



Be a Courageous Leader

31 August 2021

Janie heard Faye Giles present to Charlottesville SHRM about the importance of Courageous HR Leadership and found herself feeling inspired to be more courageous.       



Some Tips to Recruit – and Retain

17 January 2023

Allison looked for new ideas on how to help her clients with hiring challenges and was delighted to find 40 Ideas to Shake Up Your Hiring Process on yesterday’s HBR.org blog.



DEI Demystified

19 December 2023

Allison attended her local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) meeting and appreciated a fresh perspective on an important topic.



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