How to Respond to a Negative Work Performance Review

Come prepared to evaluations and follow-up meetings. Mentally prepare for all possible outcomes: Envision how you will react in each situation. Make a note of your strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures. Should your personal assessment reveal areas that warrant criticism, you can meet that criticism with a positive attitude. Listen carefully for both the verbal and nonverbal cues provided… Continue reading

Use performance reviews to get the most out of staff

In order for a company to succeed as a whole, its managers need to help their individual employees succeed by effectively managing their performance. All managers can benefit from these reminders. Managers’ attitude matters “The attitude of managers is critical,” says Jeannette Seibly, Human Per­­for­­mance Coach and Consultant, SeibCo, LLC (High­­lands Ranch, Colo.). “Man­­agers must have a mindset for the… Continue reading

Making the appraisal process more constructive

Performance appraisal (PA) is one of HR’s most important tasks and, frequently, a major challenge. Designed to provide valuable information to both organisation and employee about performance and progress. In addition the process often meets substantial resistance from both managers and employees. So unpopular are appraisals that Jim Heskett, writing for the Harvard Business School says employee performance reviews rank… Continue reading

Effective Performance Appraisals Training in Jakarta, 18-19 April 2013

PROGRAM TITLE Effective Performance Appraisals DURATION 2 (two) days VENUE Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Andrawina VIP Room, Ground Floor Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 86, Jakarta 10220 – Indonesia DATES 18 – 19 April 2013 INTRODUCTION Performance appraisals is not just measurement and evaluation, but a process of defining desired performance and creating a system of evaluation and review to support… Continue reading

‘Ongoing feedback complements employees’ performance’

“The key to an effective performance management system is to equip managers to give feedback on an ongoing basis. The HR community over-engineered the performance management systems and lost touch with the employee whose performance, the process was supposed to enable”, told Shubha K, Director-HR, SunGard to TJinsite, research and knowledge arm of TimesJobs.com, during an interview about post-appraisal feedback.… Continue reading