How to Prepare for a Performance Review
One of the reasons performance reviews get a bad rap is that often managers don’t prepare for them properly. As a result, managers are uncomfortable as they stumble through the review, making the employee uncomfortable as well, and achieving much less than what they’d hoped.
Some companies have given up on performance reviews, declaring them to be overrated, counterproductive, or even useless. Others give up on them simply because managers don’t want to take the time or make the effort to prepare. Regardless of the reason cited for doing so, giving up on performance reviews is a big mistake. ...