The bottom line of underperforming employees: they affect your bottom line. That’s why performance management is such a vital skill for every supervisor to hone. But what exactly is meant by “underperforming employees”? To answer that, it’s important to draw a distinction between an underperforming employee and a difficult employee. Read more
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The performance appraisal is a crucial tool in driving a performance-based culture at any organization. Regardless of whether your organization conducts appraisals quarterly, semi-annually, or annually, it is important to remember that the goal of a performance appraisal is to provide feedback on an employee’s performance not only in relation to their position and its requirements, but also in relation to your organization’s goals and values. Generally speaking, a well-designed performance appraisal should highlight areas of both strength and improvement, evaluate whether objectives set during the previous performance appraisal have been met, and set goals for the next appraisal period.
Below are a few best practices that will help ensure each performance appraisal at your organization is always focused, effective, and productive.