Laborious task of tracking skills and performance streamlined by technology

Expectations for employee performance are much more fluid than in the past, a reflection of the breakneck pace with which the business environment continues to change
By Karen Williams and Caroline Beach
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/06/2005

Many HR managers are under pressure to find ways to get the highest return on human capital investments. In most cases this means ensuring talented employees are in the right position, doing their best work in alignment with business objectives.

Overall business objectives must flow down through the organization, dovetailing right to the individual responsibilities and career goals, ultimately shaping manager’s expectations for employee performance.

Organizations must clearly define and communicate talent expectations as well as the competencies and knowledge each employee must acquire.