As the old saying goes, change is the only constant around this place. If an employee performance review is asking for you to rate an employee for adaptability, you should review the employee’s willingness to adapt to changing circumstances, his willingness to take on new tasks for ease and to change according to business needs. This […]
Training is a very important part of your career advancement. Training classes provide opportunities to enhance generic and specialized skills on your job and in your career. I highly recommend you take advantage of all of the training and learning opportunities provided at your workplace – it is a no-cost way to improve your skills, […]
We love when we find good quality performance review humor. Here’s a guide for you to understand performance review comments: Dictionary of Evaluation Comments Some of you might like to know what the supervisor is really saying in all those glowing employee work performance evaluations s/he keeps cranking out. AVERAGE: Not too bright. EXCEPTIONALLY WELL […]
It’s easy to say you can use any performance review phrase, change it to “I” or “me” and be finished with your performance review – but it’s not always that simple. You want your phrases to be honest, accurate, but not too harsh. Phrases criticizing performance need to be well balanced. We’ve compiled a list […]
Performance reviews are a big, fat waste of time. According to Alexander Kjerulf, self proclaimed “Chief Happiness Officer” and author of Happy Hour is 9 to 5, there are 9 reasons why performance appraisals are a waste of time: Everybody hates them – this is almost self explanatory. When have you come to the end […]
Sam Culbert, author of Get Rid of the Performance Review, editorialized in the Wall Street Journal about the why and how of eliminating the performance review. Though we hate the performance review in its current incarnation, we’re actually not in favor or eliminating it outright – unless you have a better system to replace it […]
Dr. Samuel Culbert explains in this video about how boss are accountable too. He describes the two way street that communication is between an employee and manager. What does it mean to hold the manager accountable? Dr. Culbert describes how you must have consequences in order to have accountability. The manager must understand that he […]
We’ve compiled over 240 of our favorite performance review phrases you can use for performance evaluations or self evaluations.
We are an innovative society. Creative people used to be abnormal, now some measure of creativity is expected in all of us. Creativity and innovation in your job can make or break your career: the trick is balancing your creativity and innovating in the right way. Failures do occur in an innovative workplace: how you […]
A painful performance review from “The Office” UK version. Have you ever experienced a painful performance appraisal like this one?