Conducting performance appraisals can be a daunting prospect, especially for new managers. With the same brand of accessible and sage advice readers have come to rely on from The First-Time Manager, this helpful guide provides straightforward, useful information that will enable anyone to take on this important task with confidence and skill. Filled with ready-to-use tools including sample dialogues, phrases, and documents, as well as plenty of useful tips,
The First-Time Manager’s Guide to Performance Appraisals
shows readers how to:
* review an employee’s past performance * prepare for the face-to-face meeting * assess how successful the employee has been at meeting goals * set new objectives * help develop career plans * evaluate performers at every level * understand the importance of coaching and counseling throughout the year * write up the appraisal and use ratings * follow up effectively
This book is an essential resource for managers who want to get the most from the performance appraisal process . . . and from their people.