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The Five Faces Managers See During Performance Reviews

Get your managers ready to turn tough conversations into positive interactions and results.

Few things are quite as anxiety-inducing as the annual performance review. And it doesn't matter which side of the table you're sitting on. Emotions run high. Biases cloud perspectives. So how a manager responds and motivates can be the difference between sparking improvement, or disaster.

Join Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett as they reveal the five most common personas that managers come face-to-face with when employees are confronted with feedback that challenges their behaviors.

Gain insights into:

  • The Diva, The Deflector, The 9-to-5er, The Upwardly Mobile/Unsure, and The Star
  • The best way to identify, engage and deal with each face
  • How to bridge the perception gap between manager and employee to maximize performance discussions and drive higher performance

Empower your managers with the right communication tools to cut through any defense and reach real understanding that inspires everyone to do better.

About the Speakers

Kris Dunn
CHRO, Kinetix


Kris is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Kinetix, and the founding editor of the popular HR blogs Fistful of Talent and The HR Capitalist. He's a VP of HR type who has led HR practices in Fortune 500s and venture capital-held startups, and believes that the key to great business results is to get great people, then do cool stuff to maximize their motivation, performance and effectiveness once you have them in the door.

Tim Sackett
President, HRU Technical Resources


Tim is the President of HRU Technical Resources, engineering and IT staffing firm in Lansing, MI. He has 20 years of HR and recruiting background split evenly between corporate Fortune 500 gigs and third party staffing gigs. For the Halogen blog, Tim writes about the good and the bad of Talent Acquisition practices and how organizations can be smarter when it comes to acquiring, assessing, and hiring top talent. And he's not afraid to call HR and Talent Pros out on the dumb stuff they do.

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