Performance Reviews

Posted in : HR Updates on 12 April 2010
Emer Hinphey
Think People Consulting
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Emer Hinphey writes:

"We normally carry out our annual appraisals at the beginning of the financial year. Can you provide some advice for managers to get the most out of this meeting?"

Structured one to one meetings have been demonstrated to provide value both in respect of individual performance and also employee engagement. I have often heard managers say “I work closely with my team and we talk every day, we don’t need to sit down formally”.

Normally in these same organisations employees will report that they would like to have dedicated time talking to their manager to discuss their performance, aspirations, frustrations and get feedback.

The key elements to the meeting are:

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Emer Hinphey
Think People Consulting

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