Alison Tallarico replied to the topic Week 3 Discussion: The Importance of Soft Skills in the forum Training: Performance Management for HR Practitioners 7 years, 2 months ago
I work in our HR policy branch. As such, my rankings would be:
- Employ research skills – 1st
- Problem-solving skills – 2nd
- Written/verbal communication skills – 3rd
If I had it to do again, I think I would have been a little more honest in terms of the feedback earlier. At the time I guess I thought I needed to give him more of the benefit of the doubt, and it was hard to have a difficult conversation. And in this case, I think the employee still would have heard what he wanted to hear and the termination…[Read more]
I had one particularly ineffective performance feedback session with a former subordinate that months later turned out to have been effective.
This particular individual did not have the knowledge/background he thought he had coming into the job (and he was hired by someone else). Early attempts at giving feedback initially appeared to work, but…[Read more]
Alison Tallarico replied to the topic Introduce Yourself! in the forum Training: Performance Management for HR Practitioners 7 years, 2 months ago
My name is Alison Tallarico, and I’m with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
I’ve had many years of experience in HR operations as a generalist, advising managers on a variety of performance management issues.
We’ve just recently hired many new HR specialists who will need to be trained in performance management so that they become…[Read more]
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