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Referring to a process where a worker's ability to do the work is evaluated. Within North America, most big companies will have these annually and some may have these after completing a probationary period. The quality and quantity of work are evaluated as well as setting goals, and expectations ...

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Ask employee for self-assessment (for evaluation purposes)

As team leader of 7 people, I'll have to run the evaluation process with each of them. For few of them, the past year was not really a good year (from my point of view) as I had to correct them ...
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What's the best way to ask for promotion? [duplicate]

I work in a pre-ipo startup company. I am a senior level engineer. One of my team member is also a senior level engineer and we work together on a project. I feel my manager wants to promote him ...
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Ask my manager what my performance review ranking is on the team?

I am working in a team of around 30 people. I got a performance review this year and got mostly "meet" and occasional "above expectation". However, I feel all my team members are strong and almost ...
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Unfair feedback from manager during mid year review due to poor communication skills

Company I work for has a review process, where we discuss what we have achieved for the past n number of months. In this mid-year review my manager wrote the following feedback: There have been ...
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Talking to colleague I am close to regarding their performance issues

I have recently become my colleague's Team Lead. Within a week of being in the post, I have been asked to address some issues (performance) that were found with her work. The colleague and I are ...
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Stacking Promotions as Work Changes

I have worked at a very large, bureaucratic MNC for the past two years, and about five months ago, I got the raise and promotion I had been campaigning for in the ~6 months leading up to it. About a ...
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How to write peer reviews and still maintain anonymity?

We have 360 degree peer reviews which are anonymous. I heard that we should give concrete examples while giving a review. If I give concrete example, I lose my anonymity. The recipient would also know ...
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how do I set the record right? [closed]

I was in a team for 6 months and i did a good job. I switched teams recently due to various reasons. The performance review was done by old manager and his comments aren't true. I believe it is a ...
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Toxic manager gave me poor performance reviews. How to approach with future hiring managers?

I came across this article and it describes my workplace experiences to a T. If you want the full story, I recommend reading that. Otherwise, some quick background: I'm in my mid-20s working in large ...
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How can I ask for a raise from the new CFO?

So the CFO at our company retired, and he was my direct boss. I've been commended for my work at all echelons of the company and have been lauded for my skills; I am the de facto subject matter expert ...
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What does it mean in a job description: “ Able to build confidence in others, and remove”? [closed]

I saw the following line in a job description: Self directed, follows through on commitments. Able to build confidence in others, and remove. I understand the last word as a contraction to mean "...
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How can I find out whether I have a blot on my HR record?

About a year ago, I was laid off from the university I worked for, after the division I was in was cut due to the director's departure. Since then, I have applied for many jobs there, and never even ...
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How to present myself under the best light when my responsibilities include a lot of small menial tasks?

I have a two-parts job, where i have both a lot of small responsibilities, and a few big ones. The small ones come from a lab management role, which consist of small parts procurement, risk ...
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Identified as a high performer with low potential [closed]

On my recent performance review I was identified as a high performer with a low potential on a McKinsey 9 box matrix even though my leadership, motivation and entrepreneurial skills were all rated ...
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Just fired - how to know if I'm a good Software Engineer?

I just got fired from my job. It was my first software engineering job out of college, and I was there for just over a year. The reason was that they do not think they can train me to have the ...
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Performance Indicator Advice [closed]

Could I seek some guidance please on how to design a performance indicator? The workflow is related to data analytics from digital devices such as computer hard drives. Each task allocated to a ...
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I was hired with no experience in my field. Is it a good idea to bring up the fact that I now have a year of experience in my yearly review?

I was hired as a fresh graduate straight out of university for a mid-level position in a company last year. At the time, due to being a fresh graduate, I took a salary slightly below market rate for ...
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Probation review. what to expect and talk about [closed]

I haven't had performance review in my career and it might seem odd but I feel danger, my manager is based in another city and we are in another. He is coming for our meeting. I know I had issues and ...
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Deleted 2 days of work and no backup

I deleted work I was doing and I didn't add it to SVN, I have a performance review tomorrow and I already mentioned that I am stressed, thus slow progress. Now with this problem, should I tell my ...
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Asking for a deserved raise while underpaid? Sticky situation

My second yearly review is coming up. I have had no raises to my salary. I've been at the company for two years. First 6 months were training basically getting up to 100% efficiency. I have received ...
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Performance Review do and dont's [closed]

I have performance review and it is within my probation period. While I never had one before and generally I find many question regarding performance review after a 1 year in a job. I am curious to ...
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Receiving only positive feedback on my performance review is not realistic

I've been working for the same company for few years now and I've been promoted few times, my salary was also increased, so I don't have any complaints from financial/role perspective, as I think ...
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PIP by your subordinate [closed]

I am the GM of a Plant and have been there for 9 years. Last year my HR Manager became upset at me over her salary negotiation. She happens to be my Payroll Manager also and complained because of what ...
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Should I ask for an increase in salary again? [closed]

I work as a software developer in the UK and recent had my salary review meeting with my team lead, during which I was also told about my bonus. While I am happy to have received 100% of the bonus ...
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My former Manager Isn't giving an Endorsement to my new Manager

Two months ago ("January"), I asked my manager regarding my development to which was left with open-ended answers (Read: Manager does not develop employees). Coincidentally, it was announced that all ...
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Supervisor is saying productivity is low, records indicate this is not the case

Background: I work as a research assistant in a lab. Part of my job involves following up with our research subjects, and scheduling their appointments. I have been working at this position since ...
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How and when should I approach management about a revaluation they said they would consider?

I had my annual performance review 3 weeks ago. Management was more than happy with my performance, as I'm doing the job of a seasoned IT project manager but yet hired as a junior business analyst. ...
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How can a spreadsheet replace a monthly review meeting? [closed]

The company I work in used to do monthly review meetings. Since last year this was changed and we use spreadsheets now instead. We fill them with the projects the boss decides should be a priority, ...
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What are the situations that make sense to hire a labor lawyer to keep your job? [closed]

I have a situation at work and am trying to figure out when it's appropriate to hire a labor lawyer to fight for my job. Some background: I was performing to expectations and have exceeded ...
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Are performance reviews public information? [closed]

Can other companies request performance reviews of an employee from other companies? Can they request it from the employee or the previous employer?
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How to express dissatisfaction on a poor rating during an appraisal [closed]

In most organisations an employee is given a certain performance rating as per their year end appraisal. In most cases, the employees are given an option to provide their comment on this rating. I ...
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Discussing problematic colleague during performance review

I’m a developer at a small startup. There is a performance review coming up for everybody. We are asked to prepare according to a list with the usual items (what are my goals etc) but also ”do you ...
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Probably going to get a small annual pay rise even though I'm underpaid. How to counter my bosses offer? [duplicate]

We have our workplace annual reviews coming up soon, this is when people in our organization receive pay-rises etc. The pay-rise is usually around several percent. However I feel as I am being ...
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What are the most common ways for small companies to track performance & feedback, if any? [closed]

For companies with < 200 employees, especially in tech, is performance & feedback tracking typically seen as mandatory, a big plus, or unnecessary? And when it does exist, what are the most ...
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Boss educates everyone except me?

I've got a good relationship with my manager and the boss (owner) of the company really loves me and he's told me on numerous occasions how invaluable I am. My job is stressful, demanding, but I'm ...
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Dealing with a co-worker who is extremely entitled but won't be fired

A friend of mine is supervising a team of three people. One of those three is a foreigner who is a source of her daily frustration. My supervisor friend describes that employee as follows: Generally: ...
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How can I pad out my appraisal objectives?

I am a software developer and we are having an appraisal for the past calendar year. One of the sections in the appraisal form indicates that I have to list five objectives and score them accordingly. ...
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How to find out what expectations I should have and express during a performance review?

After completing my doctorate in computer science, I have started working as a software developer in a middle-sized (several 100 people) company in Germany about 2 years ago. After repeatedly ...
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What to do if your boss doesn't give you feedback [closed]

I have changed my team leader and after two months of work I've asked some feedback just to understand if i'm doing well and if we are both comfortable with this new team organization. He said that he ...
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Should I ask for retro pay? [closed]

I have been at my current job for a year and 4 months. I graduated college in May 2016 and this is my first “adult” job. We are a relatively new (3 years), very small private company and there are ...
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Should I give feedback on my performance review if there's nothing negative to say?

I've been an intern for 3 months and now my boss has a performance review and I'm supposed to give some feedback. It's not obligatory though. I would only have positive things to say (so far), but I ...
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How can I provide feedback to an employee who is hard working but not quite smart enough?

Nine months ago an employee, John, was hired for an entry level position. John had a boss and two other team members. I was brought in two months ago after John's boss was let go. I've found very ...
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After promotion at year-end review boss asks what I would like for salary, how approach? [closed]

I was promoted this year and was told that salary effects would take place at the end of the year since I was promoted so close to the end of the year. The amount I was salaried at in my old position ...
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Should I mention an accomplishment during a performance evaluation if the method of achieving the accomplishment was not condoned?

As an extension of my last question: Did I overstep my bounds by creating a tool “behind my manager's back”, during non-work hours? TL;DR of that question: I created a software tool during my ...
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Should I ask for a raise after two years? [duplicate]

I immigrated from another country to UK. When I first started with the company as 1st Line IT Support and the discussions arrived to payment, I said that I am not a money person and they should give ...
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Negotiate raise using company title or functional role salary stats?

I am approaching my first performance review and looking for advice on how to negotiate for a raise. Exploring sites such as Glassdoor, Paysa, Payscale, etc. have informed me that my base salary ...
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How to plan a performance review

So I started a new job about 3 months ago, and was told that my 3 month review was going to be soon. From all of the words I've gotten from the C-suite, my performance has exceeded all expectations ...
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Performance review and lack of motivation due to team problems

I'm on a small developer team that has huge problems. The team leader is very aggressive and negative, and that has caused the effect that nobody communicates. For example, in meetings no one else ...
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Asking for training during annual performance review [duplicate]

I've joined the current company around 3 years ago. I have already been through 2 annual reviews and shortly the third is approaching. On my last annual review, I've asked my supervisor for training ...
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Answering honestly on a performance review about how I felt my performance has been

I have a performance review coming up soon, and a few of the questions are about how I feel my personal work performance has been for the last year in different circumstances. I feel my work has ...