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Workplace assessment or “appraisal” is the process of looking back to analyse past job performance, and looking forward with a view to improving future performance.
The overall objective of an effective appraisal scheme should be to help each employee to maximise his or her job performance for the joint benefit of the employee and the organisation.
Where an employee is underperforming, the employer should address the performance issues promptly.
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2 Jun 2015
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15 Mar 2012
Jo Ayoubi, managing director of Track Surveys, posits some improvements to the annual appraisal system.Everyone dreads annual appraisal time. For managers, it means...
2 Jun 2010
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6 Nov 2009
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4 Nov 2009
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2 Nov 2009
Employing around 800 staff, PRS for Music have lrecently aunched a new tailored online performance appraisal system complete with integrated...
7 Oct 2009
British managers lack the ability to handle poor performance and give feedback, according to over 13,000 employees in both the...
7 Apr 2009
The CIPD has rubbished research that claims employees have less trust in their HR departments out of all business functions.A...
23 Mar 2009
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27 Feb 2009
While the use of psychometric testing is most commonplace during the recruitment and selection process, according to a recent survey...
12 Feb 2009
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