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3 Things NOT To Do In Your Employee Appraisals

Employee appraisals provide an opportunity for the employee and the boss to sit down one-on-one to discuss progress and goals, so why is it that these meetings are often dreaded and pointless?

Although this is a time for the appraiser and the appraisee to get on the same page about the year ahead, appraisals are often mishandled by managers, who make the following mistakes during these meetings:

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What To Do After Receiving A Negative Performance Review…

Nobody likes to receive negative feedback, and this can be especially crushing when it happens at work.

If your boss has just given you a negative performance review, you may feel shocked, hurt, angry or confused.

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Should Employee Appraisals Be Eliminated?

One of the most stressful events at work for both employers and employees is a performance appraisal.

Staff members anxiously await their appointed time to find out whether their boss is satisfied or not with their work outputs. Learn More

3 Quick Tips On Carrying Out Successful Employee Appraisals

As the season for employee appraisals is here, it is very likely that you are currently preparing for meetings with your team members.

This tends to be an anxious, yet exciting time for employees, who want to hear positive reviews from their managers, as well as showing them their accomplishments throughout the year. Learn More

3 Questions You Should Always Ask After Your Performance Review

What is your role in your performance review?

Are you passive, giving all the speaking power to your boss? Learn More

Is This Person Ready For Promotion?

ladderIt’s a more commonly-asked question than it might appear. Should I actually promote the person I am considering is right for the advanced role, or should I ensure they have the attributes, skills and knowledge before placing them in the new role?

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4 Tips for Preparing for an Appraisal

shake handsA while back I wrote to about the best ways of preparing for an appraisal. Today I’d like to expand on that by adding a few additional items that will help the appraisal process to run a bit smoother.
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