Is it a coincidence that for many organizations, the lead-up to performance review season happens around the same time as Halloween and wraps up with end-of-year celebrations?
If it sounds like we're blowing things out of proportion, consider that research shows one in four employees dreads their performance review more than anything else in their working lives. That's a scary statistic. And no HR professional, manager or employee will deny the sheer delight felt when those much-maligned annual reviews are finished.
But there's no reason to fear performance reviews.
Bring out your organization's best
At their worst, performance reviews are time-consuming and ineffective. But at their best, they can be great opportunities for HR, managers and employees to streamline and improve the review process, focus on effective coaching and feedback, and develop employee skills.
Not sure where your process fits in? We've got tips to help HR, managers and employees make it through performance reviews with flying colors.
We'll help your organization bypass the fear and dread of annual reviews, and get straight to celebrating an effective review process and the start of a clear plan for a successful 2016!
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