Breeze Through End-of-year/new-year Performance Reviews With New Performance Now Software From CCHKNOWLEDGEPOINT
(December 11, 2002) - Many organizations conduct all of their employee
performance reviews in the final weeks of the old year or first weeks
of the new year, a time during which managers, stressed by the demands
of the season, almost universally come down with "blank page
syndrome." Valuable time that managers could use for other projects
is spent instead struggling to come up with the right words to describe
employee performance. The flu shot for this epidemic: Performance
Now 4.0, the latest version of CCHKnowledgePoint's popular performance
Easy to use, Performance
Now 4.0 allows managers to choose competencies and rate employee performance
on a high/low scale, prompting the program to automatically generate
meaningful supporting text. Managers can then edit the text to provide
individualized comments and work examples, and engage Performance
Now's Language Checker to spot legally sensitive or inappropriate
of struggling with what to write, managers are able to focus on conducting
productive performance discussions with their employees," says
Ian Alexander, president of CCHKnowledgePoint.
New product enhancements
also allow managers to use Performance Now 4.0 to set goals, document
employee progress throughout the year, and develop employees using
the more than 2,000+ competency-linked ideas in the new Coaching Library.
pricing and operating requirements
4.0 is available between now and January 15 at the special price of
$155. To qualify for this special offer, purchasers should call 1-800-727-1133
or go to www.cchknowledgepoint.com and mention code MH086.
This program runs
on a Pentium-based computer with a minimum of 32MB RAM and 65 MB hard
disk capacity, and requires Windows 98/ME/2000/NT.
brand leverages KnowledgePoint's innovative technology and CCH's authoritative
human resources content to provide integrated solutions that meet
HR professionals and frontline managers' essential needs. CCH INCORPORATED,
a provider of employment law information and software, is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer North America, which acquired KnowledgePoint
in 2000. For more information about CCHKnowledgePoint products and
services, please visit www.cchknowledgepoint.com
or call 1-800-339-0104.
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Members of the media who would like a review copy of Performance Now
4.0 may contact Sheri Cardo at (800) 727-1133 ext. 1334 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Leslie Bonacum at (847) 267-7153 or email@example.com.