Questions tagged [performance-reviews]

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 for the coming work period.

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What negotiation options are available post-review?

After your performance review, you've received feedback, and you've talked about next steps going forward. Afterwards, at the end of the review (or perhaps at a later meeting), you've stated your ...
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How can an employee perform a self-appraisal without being arrogant?

Recently, everyone in my company has been required to do their annual self-appraisals for the upcoming performance reviews. And as I struggled to write my own, this got me to wondering... How can an ...
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How to provide negative review of manager in “360 degree” feedback?

At my workplace, in addition to the traditional annual performance review, there also another process called "the 360" where each employee is assessed also by their subordinates and peers. I will be ...
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Soft skill evaluation/review [closed]

Our company uses a regular soft skill evaluation/review. It's a one-on-one meeting with the direct boss and the results are not public. It has some aspects like how goal and result oriented the ...
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Going first or last in performance-review meetings?

Most larger businesses have annual (or even semi-annual) performance reviews. In our workplace, the employees are expected to initiate the process by filling in the intranet forms and scheduling a ...
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How can I help an employee who, for a long time, hasn't been given a raise?

Lately, I encountered an interesting, yet complicated situation. At the meeting, which - lets say - had some of the characteristic of employee evaluation and budget planning meeting, management met ...
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How can I professionally and politely disagree with Management about my performance review?

It is my performance evaluation. In the evaluation the management is trying to put my rating and rate low by making me solely responsible for some of the the results which don't meet management ...
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In a performance review meeting, would it be inappropriate to talk about switching roles?

I had mentioned to my boss that I'd like to change roles.. it seems he wasn't too excited about it as he stalled and reneged on a few verbally-agreed upon meetings(with another boss, for whom I could ...
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Get a raise to match another job offer [closed]

I've been offered a position at another company for $50K more than what I am getting paid now. However, this other company doesn't completely interest me and I feel I might get bored with the work in ...
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Implementing Peer Review System

I manage a small team of developers at my startup company. I want to evaluate and reward my team and I am thinking about having a peer review system where they evaluate each other. I think it will be ...
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Does reviewing employees for raises by ranking them have a negative effect?

If a department is going through an annual review for its employees to determine raises (and/or potential promotions), does basing the review off ranking the employees against each other have a ...
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How to do Annual Self Evaluations at work

I am asked to do a self evaluation annually at my current employer. This is similar to one that would be given by management, where there is a list and description of competencies, and I have to give ...
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Strategies for asking for a bonus for an early completion of a project?

In the past, I have been on projects with a bonus attached to it for completing the project successfully. The metrics for a successful project includes duration, effort, cost and impact. Ie, early ...
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How can I boost my Key Performance Review? [closed]

I am a software developer, working on a new country, first as a contractor and now in a permanent role. My Key Performance Review (KPR) is in 1.5 months, where my contract will be extended and ...
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How do you criticize/give feedback someone's work without demotivating them?

How do you criticize/give feedback someone's work without demotivating them? If you need to review someone's work, how do you prevent demotivating them when they did a bad job?
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How honest should I be in performance reviews about colleagues?

When I was working in student government during university, I would occasionally be asked to provide anonymous feedback about one of my colleagues. I was assured this feedback would be seen only by ...

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