There is a prevailing myth that people dislike performance reviews. The word “dread” is commonly used to describe how both employees and managers feel about partaking in evaluations.
The reality is people hate participating in a poorly-organized performance review process. Managers don’t like feeling unsure what exactly they’re evaluating an employee on and employees don’t like receiving feedback that is inaccurate or off base.
People are, however, open to participating in an evaluation process that is clear, structured, and accounts for an employee’s successes in addition to what they can do better. In this guide, we’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to form a successful performance review process.