Changing gears to get resultsDIALOG sees immediate results in abandoning annual performance reviewsBy Tania Oppedisano02/21/2017|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/21/2017DIALOG employees are benefitting from their employer’s decision to abandon annual performance reviews and the five-point rating system in favour of developmental conversations. Credit: DIALOG As employers evolve, HR is becoming increasingly recognized as a crucial player in ensuring a corporation’s longevity and success.And as employers vie for top talent on a global scale, there is a growing evidence that employee engagement, satisfaction and well-being directly affect employee retention rates and performance. As a result, it’s slowly becoming easier to justify the desire of HR executives to push boundaries, be creative and innovate long-standing, out-of-date organizational and performance management tools.One of the most common systems used to measure employee satisfaction and rate performance management behaviour is the awkward, anxiety-inducing annual performance reviews. Employers spend a significant amount of time and money on these reviews, but is all the effort worth it if they don’t really create behavioural changes, improve retention or impact the bottom line? 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.