How to Prepare for a Performance Appraisal as Appraiser




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Briolett
Manager, Canada

How to Prepare for a Performance Appraisal as Appraiser

It is wise to put yourself in the position of the recipient of the appraisal you are about to give to someone else. How would you receive the information if it was directed at you?
Some questions to ask yourself to prepare a performance appraisal you're about to give:
  1. Is the appraisal FAIR?
  2. Is it ACCURATE? If your answer is yes.. Can it be supported with facts and examples? If your answer is no.. Then remove it from the appraisal because it can & likely will destroy rather than build relationships.
  3. Is it based on CONSTRUCTIVE criticism or just criticism? My experience has shown me there are people who don't know the difference!
  4. What is the PURPOSE of your appraisal? Is it to help achieve positive results or an excuse to hold someone back?
Just a few questions - I'm sure there are others that are just as important...
 

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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

Tips to Prepare a Performance Appraisal as Appraiser

Compliments Ms. Briolet, I'm finding your questions are hitting the nail on the head. Thanks for sha... Sign up

 
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vince
HR Consultant, Trinidad and Tobago
 

Before Even Preparing a Performance Appraisal...

I suggest a simple consideration (enabling any PA to be accurate at all): 0. What RECORDS do you ma... Sign up

 
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MARIA DOLORES MIRANDA
HR Consultant, Nicaragua
 

CRIA Methodology (Hay Group) for Performance Appraisals

There is a great methodology used by Hay Group. It consist in deliver your feedback by constructing ... Sign up

 
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Paolo Barbujani
Controller, Italy
 

Preparing an Objective Performance Appraisals

Before the appraisal I make a JOB/RULE ANALYSIS with responsibilities, expected results, skills requ... Sign up

 
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Patricia Pitsel
Consultant, Canada
 

Preparing for a Performance Appraisal

In addition, one should also CHECK RESULTS AGAINST AGREED UPON GOALS established at the beginning of... Sign up

 
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Ed Neri
HR Consultant, Philippines
 

Make a Habit of Taking Notes to Prepare a Later Performance Appraisal

A performance appraisal, both for the appraiser and appraisee, is a HABIT. It is not an annual, a se... Sign up

 
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Phionah Atuhaire
Project Manager
 

Preparing for Appraisal

Thanks everybody for your contributions. An appraisal, in my opinion is tough for both the appraiser... Sign up

 
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CLAUDIUS RWODZI
HR Consultant, Zimbabwe
 

Tips for Performance Appraisal Preparation

It is an irrefutable fact that preparation is key to the whole process of appraisal. But maybe the q... Sign up

 
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Rajan Johri
India
 

How to Prepare for a Performance Appraisal as Appraiser

Before appraising others appraise your own self. It is important to BE AWARE OF YOUR BIASES AND BELI... Sign up

 
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A. Iken, Netherlands
 

Preparing for Appraisal is a Mutual Task

Any appraisal feedback should not come as a surprise to the employee. It should be recognizable and ... Sign up

 
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NYAMEKA MAKITSHI
Manager, South Africa
 

How to Prepare for Performance Appraisal

This process can be much easier and understood if planning has been done. An employee therefore shou... Sign up

 
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mushininga
Manager, Zimbabwe
 

Tips to Prepare for Performance Appraisals

I agree with @Rajan Johri. It is also important for the two sides to be on the same page regarding t... Sign up

 
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Mel Greg Concepcion
Professor, Philippines
 

Considerations for Preparing a Performance Appraisal

A performance appraisal should be considered a very important method of giving positive feedback to ... Sign up

 
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Stefan van Berchem
Analyst, Belgium
 

SMART Performance Appraisals

I agree with @CLAUDIUS RWODZI that conducting a good appraisal discussion starts with setting SMART ... Sign up

 
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sorina bradea
 

Producing a Performance Appraisal as Appraiser

A performance appraisal meeting should be, in my opinion, the FORMAL MEETING RESULTING FORM ONE YEAR... Sign up

 
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Debeli Geleta
Manager, Ethiopia
 

Getting Ready for Better Performance Appraisals

The issues with performance appraisals they are a complex activity and steps have to be followed bef... Sign up

 
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Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan
Manager, India
 

It's Difficult to Give Feedback to Some..

ATTITUDES matter the most. Performance on the portfolios allotted may be OK, but the conduct may be ... Sign up

 
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ANIRBAN BASU
Teacher, Viet Nam
 

STAR Model for Ensuring the Objectivity of a Performance Review

To develop the appraisal event as objective as possible, the appraiser should be clear about certain... Sign up

 
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Carol Mulenga
HR Consultant
 

Focus Areas for Performance Appraisals

Some further questions to prepare a performance appraisal: - What are the employee's SUCCESSES sinc... Sign up

 
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venkataramanan
Professor, India
 

Performance Appraisal of Employees

The first 2 questions of FAIRNESS & ACCURACY should also be tackled by the appraiser discussing the ... Sign up

 
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Bitta Pascal
Uganda
 

Starting Point for Performance Appraisal of Employees

I am happy with the above topic and reactions. I'd like to emphasize the analysis of the employer's... Sign up

 
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Sandy Szilage
United States
 

How to Prepare for a Performance Appraisal as the Appraiser

I agree with @A. Iken. An appraisal of the performance of an employee is a two way process. Both the... Sign up

 
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Alcheraus Rwazo
CEO, Tanzania
 

How to Prepare Performance Appraisal of Employees

I agree with all comments given above. My emphasis is one needs to consider seriously the PURPOSE of... Sign up

 
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ksrin
Professor, India
 

Performance Appraisal

Make sure you avoid common errors in performance appraisals. An appraisal process has to be fair, un... Sign up

 
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s c narang
HR Consultant, India
 

The Aim of a Performance Appraisal

Proper performance management focuses on: - ASSESSMENT of the expected performance - FEEDBACK - C... Sign up

 
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Fahrettin Otluoglu, CMC
Management Consultant, Turkey
 

Performance Review Should Create Value to Both Sides

A STANDARD LEVEL OF BEHAVIORS, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE SHOULD BE DEFINED for every single position whic... Sign up

 
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Afari, Iran
 

Objectives of the Appraiser in a Performance Appraisal

In this process, the important objectives for the appraiser should be guiding, coaching, mentoring t... Sign up

 
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Jim Johnstone
Consultant, United States
 

How to Prepare a Performance Review

Many good thoughts above. Here are some things I have learned about how to prepare such an event: A... Sign up

 
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David H. De Jesus
Director, Saudi Arabia
 

How to Conduct Appraisals with Confidence

Doing an appraisal on someone is associating him/her towards a process of how he is being "A VALUE" ... Sign up

 
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AKINWALE
Project Manager, South Africa
 

Preparing a Performance Appraisal with Employees

The foundation of a fair performance appraisal is the OPENNESS from both parties (line manager and e... Sign up

 
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Conny Morokweng
Student (MBA), Botswana
 

How to Prepare for Employee Performance Appraisals

A performance appraisal should be seen as a performance review by both the manager and the employee.... Sign up

 
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Sandy Szilage
United States
 

Questions to Prepare a Performance Appraisal

Briolett gave 4 questions as a starting point to the appraisal of performance, to those I would add ... Sign up

 
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janekariuki
HR Consultant, Kenya
 

Checks Before Conducting an Performance Appraisal

Without clearly UNDERSTOOD OBJECTIVES it's futile to carry out an appraisal. Many times managers and... Sign up

 
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K.Narayana Moorthy
HR Consultant, India
 

Reflections on the Nature of a Performance Appraisal

Basically a performance appraisal is a two-way system that aims to DEVELOP, MOTIVATE AND IMPROVE PER... Sign up

 
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Bernie Althofer
Teacher, Australia
 

Consider the Risks of Performance Management and Appraisals

Going from a point of conducting workshops to now providing advice and guidance on the prevention, d... Sign up

 
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venkataramanan
Professor, India
 

Performance Appraisal versus Employees Potential

The object of management is to bring out the potential of the employee to the fullest extent. In thi... Sign up

 
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Rahamathulla Mohamed Rawther
HR Consultant, United Arab Emirates
 

Appraisers Ability and Quality

Unfortunately most of the appraisers are not QUALIFIED to do a constructive analysis and give biased... Sign up

 
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Brian Mitchell
Partner, United States
 

Consider Performance Appraisal as an Opportunity and as a Tool

Thanks to everyone for some outstanding input on this topic. My personal approach to appraisals echo... Sign up

 
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Annette Rattigan-Leo
Saint Lucia
 

How to Prepare for Performance Appraisal as Appraiser

It is always useful a couple months before the actual appraisal to encourage the appraisees to revie... Sign up

   

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