Part of the problem with employee performance reviews is that they are frequently repetitive, bland, and time-consuming.
They’re seen as obligations, not employee development tools.
Yet we know that thoughtful reviews make a big difference when they focus on how an employee can improve in the coming year.
Sure, every review has to have the nuts and bolts – listing the employee’s duties and responsibilities and rating how well they did them.
But while the employee’s ability to do the job is essential, there are other valuable traits that generally don’t make it into reviews. And they’re just as important if the goal is to help your employee blossom.
So what have we been leaving out?