Too many managers rush through their employees annual performance review. Employees crave feedback - and not just the numbers ("You're rated a 3-out-of-5 in 'teamwork'). A great performance review is more than a form; it's an interactive meeting where a candid evaluation takes place, and mutual agreement occurs on goals and strategies for the following year - on both the part of the employee and employer.
So it's the dialogue that's important, not just the form.
Today's BLR Report quotes Rhoma Young's "Mistakes in Performance Appraisal Meetings".
She's right on.