How to carry out appraisals and performance discussions

Whilst they are no substitute for good day-to-day people management, appraisals offer an excellent opportunity to get people aligned, motivated and performing at a high level. Yet without care, the appraisal process can be wasteful or even damaging.

 

This session covers:

 

• Best practice tips on each stage of the performance review process:

o Preparation

o Scene setting

o Reviewing performance & giving feedback

o Setting objectives & planning future development

o Closing motivationally

o Following through / ongoing support

 

• Qualities of effective goals and a framework for setting SMART objectives

 

• Some common situations and how you might deal with them

 

• How to convey difficult messages about career opportunities and progression

 

• Applying the appraisal process without the appraisal becoming just a form-filling exercise

 

• Where to turn for advice.

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How to carry out appraisals and performance discussions

How to carry out appraisals and performance discussions