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Dealing with a bad performance review is unpleasant but simple & straight forward Don't argue. It's pointless. This IS the perception of your manager, whether you like it or not Ask your manager for help and how to improve. Create an actionable plan with quantitative metrics that you both agree on. Then track the plan preferably in weekly one-on-one ...


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From your question I can see the main cause of both problems you face. You're overly verbose when communicating. You could have cut this question in half and still had too much. If this is the style your manager and colleague are seeing I'm not surprised the latter doesn't want to assist you and the former has lost interest. Some people have little patience ...


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Could this hurt my chances of getting hired? Of course it could, though there is no way for us to tell if it will. For right or for wrong, there's a saying that goes "You are known by the company you keep." You need to decide ahead of time if the kinds of employers you are seeking would find this content objectionable or not. If so, you might ...


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Could this hurt my chances of getting hired? It could. Will it? That's anyone's guess. The fact that you've asked the question tells me that you think it will hurt your chances, so don't include it. Find some other way of demonstrating your work.


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I would argue the damage is done It is very hard to change their minds once they have made them up. "Reasons" seem like "excuses" and the comments being quite general and opinion based rather than concrete with clear examples of error point to someone who is not all that evidence driven anyway. It doesn't help that you are not the ...


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Yes, I would let the review stand. I don't think this is a fight you can win. The performance review is too vague and unfortunately, there seems to be nothing factually wrong with it. The fact is, your boss is the one who gets to decide all of those standards. For instance, you don't get to decide if a question is basic, your boss does. So even if you ...


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First, with most larger/professional companies, HR is already very involved with the performance review process. This is especially true with the negative reviews. At my company, every performance review will get read by HR or a manager a step above. Second, HR's job is to limit and mitigate risk and exposure for the company. They do this by ensuring the ...


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