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Break the annual performance-evaluation routine
Set goals, follow up frequently to get the most out of employee appraisals
Many organizations view employee performance appraisals as a necessary evil-an annual routine that takes time and resources away from other, more important work, says William Moskal, EdD, senior partner at IRI Consultants to Management, Inc., in Detroit. But they don't have to be.
If you simply go through the motions with your annual performance evaluations without considering what you want to accomplish, you probably aren't getting all you can from the process.