Monday November 14, 2011
It is that time of year when many companies gear up for annual employee appraisals. Yet the mere mention of a performance review leaves many workers shuddering at the thought of what they might hear, especially in this uncertain economic climate.
One issue is that many do not believe they are evaluated fairly in appraisals. In the US, a majority of employees – 51 per cent – said performance reviews were not an accurate barometer for their work, according to survey results published in April by Globoforce, a company that is co-headquartered in the US and Ireland and offers employee recognition software programmes.
So-called 360-degree feedback is one of the many talent-appraisal tools that have been receiving more attention lately, and advocates argue that it can be more effective for capturing exactly how well an employee performs.
This article originally featured in The National. To read in full click the below link,