December 2011

Are people trained on how to give formal performance reviews? Or do we more or less just 'wing it', copying how our managers have reviewed us over the years?

Whether we are on the giving or receiving end of a performance review, we dread them. Revisit the bad and the ugly.

Martin M Thomas

Since the iPhone introduced ‘FaceTime’ and Skype went mobile we’ve had video conferencing in our pockets. Video technology has continued to evolve - from clunky, temperamental, poorly syncing corporate video conferencing to our laptops via Skype, WebEx, Sametime and now to our mobile phones and tablets. But have we?

Martin M Thomas