JuvodHR Blog > Author archives: Pam Waits

Holy Cow Batman! It's Time for Your Performance Review!

Rate Batman's performance on tasks

JuvodHR takes the business of performance reviews and job descriptions seriously, but we also know how to have fun. Batman, Superman and Spiderman are all getting reviews in the next three weeks. It’s time to stack rank their performance for mid-year results.

JuvodHR performance reviews start with a valid job description, which is comprised ...


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4 Tips for Writing Employee Evaluation Phrases

4 Tips for Writing Employee Evaluation Phrases

It’s easy to spot a poorly written performance review. Take a look at the following comments from real employee reviews.

Comments from Actual Employee Reviews

  • His men would follow him anywhere…but only out of morbid curiosity.
  • This young lady has delusions of adequacy.
  • He sets low personal standards and then consistently fails to ...

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JuvodHR’s Rating Scale Science

JuvodHR’s Rating Scale Science

We convert your slider ratings into three straight-forward categories:

1 to 3.9 - Needs Improvement

4 to 6 - Meets Expectations

6.1 to 7 - Exceeds Expectations

No numbers on the slider is intentional.  It will help you think clearer about judging each task independently. Think about the employee’s performance over the entire review ...


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Machine Shop Improves Company Performance With Employee Performance Reviews

Machine Shop Improves Company Performance With Employee Performance Reviews

Implementing an effective performance review system can positively impact your company’s performance[1].

Doug McGill, owner of McGill Machine Works in Schaumburg, Illinois, can speak to this first hand (mmw-inc.com). He built a state of the art manufacturing facility from an operation that started in his garage.

Doug’s company provides precision-engineered components ...


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Medical Practice Uses JuvodHR For Performance Reviews and Job Descriptions

Medical Practice Uses JuvodHR For Performance Reviews and Job Descriptions

Dr. Lowell Weil Jr. is President of the leading Chicago-based Weil Foot and Ankle Institute. His dedication to utilizing the latest research and most advanced technology is one of the reasons he was interested in using JuvodHR.

“With a growing organization, we needed a fresh approach to the way we did performance reviews, something that ...


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Why Are Performance Reviews So Valuable?

So you’re looking for a way to improve your employees’ productivity and boost your retention rates. Have you tried initiating a formal review process? Research shows an effective performance review system can have a positive effect on employee satisfaction and commitment, which means higher productivity for your business.

One study found that retail sales ...


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5 Ways Conducting Frequent Performance Reviews Will Improve Your Business

By Pam Waits & Kristin Mann

1. Highlight and commend good performance…

Tell an employee what it is specifically they’ve done well, and they’re more likely to do it again. A regular review system can be used to reinforce good performance. The more specific the feedback, the better the results—with more frequent ...


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