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Employee Performance appraisals or reviews as they are called or more than just a
piece of paper or formality to most employees. Surveys say that employees want
recognition and open lines of communication with their peers and their boss more
than they want higher pay or larger bonuses. The yearly performance appraisal is the
managers tool to recognize and to motivate them for the next year's goals.

Have the employee fill out their key accomplishments for the year and their feedback
on what they did well, and what they could have done better prior to the review. Read
this before doing any formal evaluation. This will give you a peek into their mindset
and the tasks from their viewpoint. Sometimes as managers or leaders we are not
involved in the daily tasks and are only brought in when the task goes south or is in
trouble. This information allows the employee to think about the year and what
milestones or rockslides they encountered. Call it a refresher if you will, but it will get
them in the frame of mind for a review.

When doing the review use these items as discussion points. Let me them tell you
what they believe to be their opportunities for growth and what they feel their
strengths are. This takes some of the pressure off of you the manager and most
employees know what they are good at and what they aren't. If the employee is having
trouble with parts of their role or function, ask them what you can do to help them or
get them more comfortable with that part of their job.

If you have negative points that have to be discussed or problem areas with the
employee, determine a detailed action plan to make the negatives positive over the
next cycle. If you take a partnership approach to performance appraisals you will
encourage them to take an active role in their development and you will see improved
results. If you look at the performance review as a chore and just a formality you are
missing a great opportunity to learn more about the people who work for you.

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