How do you conduct the performance review in your company?
Most commonly, towards the end of the year organizations enter their performance review time. The traditional methods that most companies use include a long (yearly) review period to do one on one between managers and their employees. This used to work for the longest time; however, nowadays millennials are entering the workforce which cause a big shift in the culture. Growing up in the digital era they are entitled for constant feedback. In addition, with this traditional method, there is a big chance that the feedback could be inaccurate because it does not offer a timely information on how the employee can learn and be more effective. It is better to detect someone who needs help right away versus one year later. Synergo provides a cloud based performance review software that supports more frequent performance reviews that record the ongoing communication and engagement between performance and reward. Having this ongoing engagement and communication between manager and employee will benefit a lot. Feedback do not always have to be positive, sometimes negative feedback can motivate the employees to do better where positive feedback give a sense of accomplishment for the employee itself.To avoid the unpleasantness of the awkward annual meeting, managers could try facilitating feedback electronically. Synergo makes it easy with the built-in comment features in the app, Managers can give feedback on the employee performance without any hesitate to provide a negative feedback. This allows supervisors and employee to compose, edit, and process message carefully, while improving the quality of the communication process.
Lastly, do not forget to thank the employee for their participation while showing support for them. Two ways communication is always better than one way communication which means ask the employee to give the manager some feedback. Find out if they are providing valuable support and ask for suggestions on how to improve as a manager. An effective performance management system gives both the employee and the manager feedback to be successful.