It is expected that Merit and P&S employees receive a formal review of their performance annually. There is annual training offered, along with several documents to assist supervisors in this process. The actual review is a dedicated opportunity to comment on an employee’s performance; however, it should be a continual process. During the review an employee’s achievements and goals can be discussed. Managing an employee’s performance is a critical supervisory responsibility. If this is approached correctly the performance appraisal process acts as an additional supervisory tool.
Start the process by viewing the Importance of Providing Effective Performance Appraisal Feedback. Another helpful document to guide the performance appraisal process is Supervisor's Guide for Conducting Performance Appraisals. Should an employee have areas of improvement outline in the appraisal process utilizing the Performance Improvement Plan is beneficial to clearly set expectations.
The following resources were specifically created for the Merit and P&S employees being appraised: