Do Performance Reviews Really Work?

performance reviewsQuestion: “Do performance reviews really work?”

— Avril Balderson, CPA Firm in Australia

Yoon’s Answer: Avril, my short answer is YES!!!!! They do work!

So, why do they don’t work so well for some companies? …What I see is that many companies have performance reviews that just are not specific enough about what the tangible actions and behaviors they want to see more of and which they do not tolerate. This can be slippery if the company does not have a job description written out that clearly describes what the expectations are on specific tasks, results and behaviors. (more…)