Do you follow these 5 tips when you conduct an appraisal?
Top 5 tips you need to conduct a
Performance Appraisals can be
beneficial for you, (the manager),
and the employee so it’s important to
get them right.
Let’s take a look at the 5 top tips you
need to conduct a Performance
Appraisal with confidence
Appraisal tip #1
Ask Questions throughout the meeting
Good open questions will encourage the discussion
and the employee to talk and contribute. Use What,
Where, Why, How, and When to keep the
Appraisal tip #2
Avoid having the meeting without preparing
Preparation takes time, but is definitely worth doing.
It shows your employee that they matter and that
you’ve taken the time to think about the meeting.
So, always prepare before-hand.
Appraisal tip #3
What’s your WHY?
Yes, you probably have to conduct the appraisal as
part of your role, but have a think about the benefits
before hand. Why do we need to do them? How will
it benefit you as the manager? How will it add value
to your employee?
Appraisal tip #4
Remember there’s someone else in the room
Don’t be the manager that doesn’t look up from the
appraisal form and just works their way through it
from beginning to end without thinking about the
employee. It is their appraisal so talk to them about
Appraisal tip #5
By listening to your employee you are instantly
making them feel valued, special, and respected.
Not only is it a great motivator but it’s a fantastic
way to learn. Focus on the individual and really
listen to what they’re saying.
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