Getting the Most From Your Appraisal
Building Future Success on Past Achievement
Some people dread appraisal meetings. They go into them with a defensive mindset, expecting conflict. Others view appraisals as little more than a chance to air their grievances. Still others take a cavalier approach and just "wing it" on the day.
They all miss the point of appraisals. They are not an administrative chore, they're a chance to develop and grow in your career. Sure, review processes aren't always straightforward, but if you approach them in the right way you can reap real benefits.
This article looks at how to prepare for an appraisal, how to ace it on the day, and how to keep your career development at the front and center of your boss's mind.