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Why employee performance reviews are getting sacked

Excerpt from “Why Employee Performance Reviews Are Getting Sacked”

What have you done this year to justify your salary?

The employee quakes and mumbles something, hoping at best to boost their pay, at worst to avoid getting sacked.

It’s the annual appraisal.

What were his strengths? “Accounts”. Weaknesses? “Eczema”. And the training he received to use his computer? He didn’t know.

Perhaps none too soon, this clumsy method of evaluation, which ranks, grades and irritates employees across the world, is being re-appraised – and found wanting, by some firms, at least.

Re-posted from BBC. Full article can be found here –