Considering the time they take ... the turmoil they often create ... and the
lack of positive change that often follows, it's easy to see why managers - and
staff - dread performance reviews. The fear and loathing many managers feel
about giving performance evaluations is second only to the feelings they have
about firing someone.
What makes performance evaluations so awful? The truth is, they are often
||Inconsistent in their feedback|
||Based only on a
limited number of performance markers|
||Not followed up with any support, so change rarely happens.
It doesn't have to be this way. And it won't be after you start using the
strategies you learn in this exceptional one-day seminar for managers and
supervisors. The strategies you learn will help you transform your performance
evaluation process into the valuable tool you've always wished it could be.
Instead of holding performance evaluations because you have to, you'll jump
eagerly into the process because it delivers so much value to your team.
Gain Skills in 4 Key Areas
Setting performance expectations and preparing for evaluations so
that they lead to improved performance. Every employee deserves a
well-thought-out, well-documented assessment of their performance, as well as a
clear guideline for improvement. Using strategies and techniques you will learn
at this seminar, you will be able to provide a worthwhile, thorough, and helpful
appraisal of each staff member - without spending a great deal of time in
How to provide an objective, accurate assessment of all
employees. Employees are understandably upset when their supervisor
provides a poorly developed performance appraisal, particularly one that doesn't
reflect their work over the full time period to be covered by the review. Learn
ways to ensure you provide a fair and balanced view of performance, regardless
of the staff member's relationship with you, and get tips for defusing anxiety -
both yours and your employee's.
The dynamics of giving feedback to team members. Ever notice
how some managers can share any information and have it be accepted in a
constructive way? After this seminar, you can be one of these valuable leaders.
Discover how to take the emotion out of performance evaluations and put the
focus on the future. Encourage dialogue so you understand how individuals feel
about their performance and provide actionable feedback that sets the stage for
Follow-up and follow-through to enhance the value of the
evaluation. An evaluation is only as valuable as the change that
follows. After this seminar, you will know the steps to take to ensure the
review process leads to improved performance, greater teamwork, and higher job
satisfaction among the entire team. What you do in the weeks following staff
reviews is as important as the actions of your employees.