When I speak to teams and organizations, I like to show a picture of a woman with her hand over her mouth with a shocked look, and I say something to the effect, “She just discovered that she has been walking around all day with a big piece of lettuce between her teeth. How many […] Read more
Study after study has shown that being happy at work is more about the little things than it is about large bonuses, stock options and exceptional benefits. I’m not saying those things don’t help, but feeling valued, respected and trusted at work is even more important.
You better ensure you can answer questions like “what could I have done different this year to get a higher rating? What can I do next year to get a better rating?” If you can’t answer these types questions then you have failed the employee you are doing the review with.