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What do you hate most about the performance evaluation process?

Do you mentally cringe when you think about the annual employee performance review process? If so, you’re not alone. Many supervisors and managers see it as a time-wasting form-filling activity, often accompanied by crushed egos, hurt feelings, resentment, and sometimes even anger. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In fact, the performance evaluation process, IF conducted properly, can not only be a tool to achieve departmental goals and organization results, BUT can also be a positive motivating force for employees. Really! No kidding!

It’s exactly this frustration that so many leaders face that prompted the topic of my next live Audio Conference.  On Wednesday February 8, I’ll be leading Mastering the Performance Evaluation Process – You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure; and I’ll be opening the lines for questions. So tell me — what is your biggest challenge when it comes to the employee performance evaluation process?  What specifically causes you the greatest amount of frustration? Go to www.AskMerge.com to ask your question and I’ll answer as many as I can on February 8.

And while you’re at www.AskMerge.com, be sure to download a copy of my free article titled Effective Evaluations – Tips for conducting performance evaluations.  Just click on the link on the bottom left of the screen.

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