Self Improvement

Tips for Giving Great Performance Reviews

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Judgement – One of the reasons why performance reviews are so uncomfortable is because it’s essentially an open form of judgement. In order to overcome this discomfort, make sure that the judgement is balanced. Judge favorably as well as critically and allow yourself to be open to kickback. If an employee feels the need to defend certain critic, be open to receiving it in order to improve workflow. For example, you might have noticed that an employee is slow to respond to emails, and that’s the part you want to bring up in the review. However, they’re sat next to the chattiest employee in the office who holds them back. You might be unaware of this distraction, and therefore calling out an employee for working slowly won’t actually help them to work faster. Be open to hearing their side and coming up with solutions for improved productivity together. Feedback Sandwich…