What are some alternative solutions to traditional employee reviews?
In yesterday’s blog post, Are Traditional Employee Reviews Still Beneficial?, we discussed the issues facing traditional employee reviews. Today, we discuss alternative solutions that organizations can carry out in their employee review process.
The process of traditional employee reviews has many organizations questioning their current review processes. The traditional employee review process is proving to be outdated and filled with inefficiencies. Those inefficiencies include:
How useful are traditional employee reviews in the workplace?
Many businesses rely on annual or semi-annual employee reviews to evaluate employee performance. The traditional employee review consists of a manager or supervisor(s) who complete a series of evaluation questions to rate the employee’s performance, and often times the employee is asked to complete a self-assessment of their own performance. Once the manager or supervisor(s) reviews the two evaluations, the two parties meet face-to-face to discuss results and elaborate more on performance.
This type of evaluation has been recently scrutinized, and many businesses are questioning whether they should continue with the same process, or find an employee review process that makes more sense. Many find the traditional employee review process to be outdated and filled with inefficiencies. And as with many business processes, there comes a time when changes may need to be made.
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