What are the alternatives if we scrap the annual performance review?
—Torn in HR, warehouse/ distribution, Virginia Beach, Virginia
We have no performance review or assessment procedure in place. How do I convince executives who think “that stuff” is unnecessary that it actually benefits our organization, particularly for staff who don't receive much recognition for a job well-done or guidance on a job not-so-well-done?
—Voice in the Wilderness, director of customer relations, mining/oil/gas, Georgia
How should we use performance appraisals to determine training and
development needs for staff?
—Performance Management Newbie, HR manager,
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