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Take the pressure
off annual performance
All of these important decisions in the life of an employee boil down to one thing... the annual performance review. No wonder notice of an evaluation often conjures up a feeling of dread.
Why not let employees know that evaluations and reviews are a positive thing? A properly executed evaluation system lets everyone communicate about performance, progress and areas for improvement. And, most importantly, it's not to be viewed as an isolated or threatening event. In school, wasn't it better to have several weekly tests throughout the semester than one big final?
Take the pressure off the "official" evaluation by conducting a series "mini-evaluations." I like using the Spot Check Evaluation. About once a quarter, a manager takes a quick rating of an employee's appearance, performance, attendance, attitude, procedures and customer service. Spot Check Evaluation have several benefits:
For more information about our Trade Secrets customizable Employee Performance Evaluation System, which includes an annual performance evalution, cross evaluations, protocols and forms, visit our on-line store or call 800.858.7876.