Performance Management Blog

Tips for Getting Performance Feedback Before Your Review

Posted by Jamie Resker on Sep 6, 2012 10:21:00 AM


Most Managers Don’t Volunteer Performance Feedback; You Have To Ask Tor It.

Most managers won’t address an issue even if it’s just something small for fear of how you might react.  So that means that most of us aren’t receiving information about what is working and what needs more attention.

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Topics: asking for feedback, giving feedback, employee development, performance review, performance management, professional development, receiving feedback, one-on-one meetings, career development

Employees Should Stop Whining About Performance Reviews

Posted by Jamie Resker on Mar 7, 2011 11:03:00 AM

And do Something About it...

As the primary mechanism for delivering feedback, the annual performance review leaves much to be desired. I don’t know that reviews will ever be dumped, but I do know that managers, employees, leadership and HR don’t put a lot of stock in them.

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Topics: asking for feedback, bad managers, employee development, performance feedback, performance reviews, avoiding conflict, bad performance review

Two Important Questions to Ask During Your Performance Review

Posted by Jamie Resker on Jun 6, 2010 4:56:00 PM

I continually hear from employees who have just had their performance evaluation that it wasn't a valuable developmental experience. I then ask, "Did you learn what you do well and should continue doing and find out at least one thing you could be doing that would help you be more effective"? About 10% will answer yes to that question.

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Topics: feedback, asking for feedback, constructive criticism, improving performance, managing your boss, employee development, how to ask for positive feedback