What Should We Have Accomplished By The End of The Annual Performance Review Meeting?

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The clearer you are about what needs to be accomplished during an annual performance review meeting, the easier the performance appraisal meeting will be. Here's a list of six outcomes that should be achieved during the performance evaluation, taken from The Manager's Guide To Performance Reviews (McGraw-Hill), by Robert Bacal.

  • Confirmed the major job responsibilities of the employee.
  • Provided the employee with your observations and suggestions regarding his or her performance.
  • Received comments and suggestions from the employee as to how the two of you can work together to improve performance.
  • Identified barriers in the system that need to be overcome and agreed on how they will be done.
  • Completed any forms or other paperwork required of you by your company.
  • Documented any decisions and/or discussions and recommentations about pay, promotion, or disciplinary action.

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