The Employee Engagement Blog

The Employee Engagement Blog

How to Combine Benchmarking and SMART Goals to Improve Performance

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Mar 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s one thing to set goals, but benchmarking helps gauge and improve employee performance.

Goal setting is crucial for success, but how do you know if you’re setting the bar too low? Or, too high? This is where benchmarking earns its place in the business ecology. It allows you and your team to see how you stack up to the competition.

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Topics: smart goal examples for employees, employee performance benchmarks

SMART Goal Examples to Help You Get It Right

Posted by Stephen Spiegel on Mar 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Setting SMART goals can be tricky. These samples will set you on a path to success.

Want to read something completely crazy? A recent Gallup poll reported that only one third, or 32% of employees surveyed, indicated that their managers help them set performance goals. This begs the question: how can a company succeed if goals aren’t clearly established and communicated throughout the company?

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Topics: sample smart goals for employees, smart goal examples for employees