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What Is the Connection Between Self-Assessments and Employee Reviews?

April 18, 2012
We are creating employee self-assessments and employee review documents. Should the self-assessment mirror the employee review in the questions being asked? Some folks here believe the questions ought to be identical. —Expertise, Please, accounting/human resources manager, Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Learning as Punishment—Sound Engaging?

January 18, 2012
I got in trouble a few times in eighth grade. I didn’t break any big rules and never, as far as I know, had anything documented on my permanent record. There’s one punishment I haven’t forgotten. I had to write a paper over a fall weekend and turn it in on time. I met the deadline, but had to miss a Pittsburgh Steelers game. That hurt. But that’s all I remember—not what I did wrong or what I learned.
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