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Hi There

I am about to give a 12 month review for one of my technical directs. Part of this review will include a list of key areas of their job and my ratings from 1 to 5 of their performance.

As part of the review process I give people a take home document one week prior seeking their feedback on a variety of topics.

My questions is whether it is worth getting my directs to self-rate (in this take-home) using the same criteria I will be using as part of the review?

To give you some background - I am very new to Manager Tools and as of yet my directs are not benefiting from one-on-ones and the like (about to be rectified). As such the performance review will include a lot of feedback they are hearing for the first time.

BTW - really enjoying and valuing the podcasts - keep up the amazing work.

David (Sydney, Australia)

sholden's picture

I think there is great value in getting your reports to provide you input from themselves on their performance for the year.

As a matrix'd manager who reports my teams performance to their line manager, it is very helpful. My input is not in form/ranking format but is in a narrative written descriptive format.

Good luck!

Steve

Mark's picture

My apologies for my delay.

Please do listen to our four part series on reviews, which spells this out in excruciating detail. ;-)

Again, I regret my absence.

Mark