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Should You Sugarcoat Your Performance Reviews?

July 19, 2017 | 427 views

Should You Sugarcoat Your Performance Reviews?

Should You Sugarcoat Your Performance Reviews?

It’s tempting, isn’t it? You’re face-to-face with someone who could stand to hear a little bit of constructive criticism, but you don’t want to come right out and say what went wrong with his or her performance. So, you choose the sandwich method instead. You tack on something nice to the front end of your statement, throw in the awkward critique in the middle, and then finish up with another nice comment. The goal is to make the person feel good, or sugarcoat the criticism a little bit, so that they’re not demotivated.

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How to Give Better Performance Reviews

October 21, 2015 | 990 views

How to Give Better Performance Reviews

How to Give Better Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are one of those tasks that many managers and employees dread. Managers worry about having difficult conversations, even with top performers. Employees worry about getting disciplined, even when they’ve tried their best to do well at work.

 

It’s an uncomfortable necessity in the workplace, but when done right performance reviews are also powerful tools.

 

Here’s how to give better and more productive reviews.

 

Start by Scheduling the Performance Review

 

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