Going Through A Performance Review
<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMTExMjE0MS85ODB4LmpwZyIsImV4cGlyZXNfYXQiOjE1NjkxMjUyNDR9.-wgG_YMcPXAmxzIfTzLau_Cd8cFVIGEiS2KjCAutZcE/img.jpg” id=”b7241″ class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”RV434X1568686248″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”Young businessman listens as his supervisor gives a performance review.” /><p>Once again, it’s important to not get too high or low emotionally. The performance review is a time for listening. Most review processes allow time for employees to comment, so don’t interrupt your supervisor when they’re giving the review.</p><p>When it’s your time to speak, be humble about any praise and don’t be angry about any negative feedback. If you did get negative feedback during the review, it’s OK to ask follow-up questions about that feedback to better understand where you need to improve — just don’t argue with your supervisor or make excuses.</p><p><strong>Negative feedback isn’t the worst thing in the world.</strong> Having a handle on both strengths and weaknesses ultimately makes for a well-balanced employee.</p><p>Take advantage of this time with your supervisor to discuss your strengths and weaknesses. This is a great time to put together a plan to build on those strengths and identify areas where you can grow with the company and problems that you can help the company solve.</p><p>More importantly, you can have an honest and open conversation with the boss about your weaknesses and put together a plan of improvement.</p>
What To Do After A Performance Review
<img lazy-loadable=”true” src=”https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMTExMjE1Ni85ODB4LmpwZyIsImV4cGlyZXNfYXQiOjE1NjkyMTU2ODV9.iT2SnYK7CyqXMlcU9U-D5ENUC3AcTo8KQQRuVdbNbk0/img.jpg” id=”51605″ class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”71M2Y91568686248″ data-rm-shortcode-name=”rebelmouse-image” alt=”Young businesswoman reviews her performance review.” /><p>You are now loaded with information! There are goals to achieve and things that are in need of improvement. It may all be a little overwhelming initially. Take a breath, sit back, and realize that everything doesn’t have to be accomplished at once. You can chip away at these goals.</p><p>The most important thing moving forward is continuing to make an effort to track your own job performance. Reviews happen sporadically, based on company policies, but <strong>you should always hold yourself accountable.</strong></p><p>You’ll find as you track your performance, goals will change, and sometimes new weaknesses and strengths will emerge. This is normal as job responsibilities change. That’s why it’s important to always remain on top of your job performance, even when you’re not going through a performance review.</p>
One last thing about the performance review; just because you received a good performance review doesn’t mean you automatically qualify for a raise. Company policies about raises vary and you’ll want to be familiar with your company’s policy or ask for clarification about it. In some cases, conversations about salary are entirely separate.Stuck in a rut? Work It Daily can help you grow your career or help guide you through a career change. Join Work It Daily today and have access to one-on-one coaching from our career growth specialists, and you’ll get access to a network of like-minded professionals who will offer daily support and guidance. Plus, you get access to courses aimed at helping you grow your career and land your dream job fast.