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

The Right Frequency of Performance Reviews

Posted by Jamie Resker on Apr 20, 2012 8:41:00 AM

There’s been a lot written about getting rid of the performance review.  I came across a Harvard Business Review Article titled “Ditch Performance Reviews?  How About Learn to do Them Well.  Only about one-percent of organizations have gotten rid of performance reviews.  So if 99% of organizations are sticking with the practice it makes sense to do a better job with reviews and make them mean something. 

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Topics: performance appraisal frequency, performance appraisal timing, performance evaluation frequency, performance evaluation timing, performance review, performance management, performance review frequency, performance review form example

Do's and Dont's of Performance Review Ratings

Posted by Jamie Resker on Oct 14, 2010 11:40:00 AM

First let me say I am no fan of performance review ratings or once or twice a year high stake do-or-die performance review meetings.  No one wants to be reviewed, appraised, or evaluated to begin with.  Now add to this mix the label we affix to the individual’s performance.   If we could all get 100% or the highest rating there wouldn't be an issue; but in reality only about 6 - 10% of our employee populations represent "A" players. The other performers represent the worst and somewhere in the midde of the bell curve performers.  

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Topics: performance appraisal, performance rating pros and cons, performance review, performance evaluation, performance ratings