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5 Steps to Getting a New Employee Feedback Program to Stick - Recruiter Article

Tamara Cooksey tilesAs head of people operations, it’s my job to facilitate employee feedback and ensure our managers are well equipped to coach employees to meet their goals. Surprisingly, the very concept of feedback overwhelms many organizations today. Until recently, leading companies reviewed employee performance annually. Most of these traditional feedback programs are now seen as biased and infrequent, rendering them useless for employees…

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Tech Recruiting Secrets: Revealed - Stack Overflow Talent Feature

StackOverflow Tamara CookseyTamara Cooksey, the VP of People Operations at BetterWorks, describes the process in more detail, saying, “When hiring full-stack engineers – which are notoriously difficult to hire for — we give them a bit of time to work on a front end or back end project. Meanwhile, our co-founder and Head of Engineering watches as they work via GitHub. They are there to coach or answer questions along the way.”

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How to Make Fast-Growth Hires that Stick - American Express OPENForum Feature

TamaraCooksey American ExpressWhen hiring, vice president of people operations Tamara Cooksey asks candidates for a final “homework assignment” requiring research and an on-site presentation. Read the full article here.