Friday June 5, 2020

Staff appraisals: not just another meeting

Improving market conditions mean that employee retention has once again become a focus for companies.

25th January, 2015
Louise Campbell, managing director of Robert Walters Ireland, says appraisals should be frequentTony O’Shea

The appraisal process can be a key part of this retention strategy. It allows employers to address areas of under-performance, agree goals for the future, and discuss any issues affecting employees’ performance.

The success of any appraisal, however, lies in ensuring that the manager conducting it is trained in this area.

While some prepare fastidiously, review and critique in a fashion that inspires and engages employees, others dread telling an employee their performance has...

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