8 tips for successful performance managementSeparating discussions on pay and performance should be part of the processBy Earl Silver07/11/2016|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/12/2016 Nobody wakes up in the morning and looks forward to conducting performance appraisals. So how can this “appraisal aversion” be changed?Here are 8 tips for people who are looking for an alternative:Separate discussions on pay and performance There must be a complete separation of performance communication and any changes related to compensation. When the two elements take place at the same time, people have a strong tendency to focus on pay increases, not on performance outcomes. Therefore, performance discussions should be completed before any compensation adjustments are communicated and approved. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.