“We need to talk … about your employee performance.”
Managers and employees alike often dread annual performance reviews. The idea of having to do any kind of performance evaluation on another person is awkward for most (regardless of how great or horrible the employee is).
But when employee reviews are done well, they can help your business, your team, and even you as a manager or owner.
So is there really a way to have employee reviews go smoothly, or are they doomed to be a trip to awkward town? As luck would have it, they can be effective and fun as long as you prepare for them properly.
So let’s take a look at how employee reviews help and how you can make the most of them.