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Performance reviews: how to make the most of an unpleasant situation

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21.08.2019

How do I deal with my next performance review?Credit:Josh Rinehults

QUESTION

I have just received a reminder from my manager that I need to review my progress on my goals for this year for my performance development review. I feel these are pointless, as the progress on these goals is not discussed again until another six months has passed and no tangible rewards are on offer.

Any advice for me to get through this excruciating meeting?

Work Therapy.Credit:John Shakespeare

ANSWER

This is a question close to my heart. I loathed formal performance reviews when I worked in offices. I reserved a special place in my spleen for the ones that asked me to rate myself and then to provide evidence for that rating.

I remember........

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