Section 4: Employee Comments
In this section, the employee is given the opportunity to state how well they understand what is expected of them in regard to job performance by choosing one of the following:
- Completely clear. I know exactly what is expected of me.
- Usually clear. I seldom have to ask.
- Not clear. I'm unsure of my duties and responsibilities.
The employee is also provided an opportunity to agree or disagree with the performance review and add additional comments.
If the employee would like to meet with a representative of Human Resources to discuss this review, position description or any other area concerning your employment with Edison State College, she/he is encouraged to call Human Resources at (239) 489-9293.
Tips on How to Prepare for Your Performance Review
Your first step is to become familiar with the review process.
Understand that the desired Level of Achievement is "On Target." On Target is the defined standard of excellent performance for each of the critical success factors at Edison State College. When one is On Target, she/he is actively propelling the College forward as it strives to fulfill its goals.
Note that the Level of Achievement "Acquiring" is a new concept introduced into the performance review process. When an employee is Acquiring, they are in the process of learning or developing knowledge or skills through experience or through training.
It could be said that the employee is doing an excellent job but has not yet attained the proficiency necessary to earn the On Target rating due to being new to the job, expanding their scope of duties or learning a new position.
A performance evaluation is a great opportunity to identify your strengths, areas for improvement and opportunities for the coming year. Strive to use the time constructively to help assure a rewarding and positive experience for you and your supervisor.
Goal setting can make a significant impact on motivation. A well written goal focuses on results. Review your job description and the goals of your department. Make sure that you review the goals of the College. It is each employee's responsibility to think about their job in terms of how it fits into the overall picture. What can you do to help propel the College forward?
Be sure that you and your supervisor have the same understanding of your goals.
Be sure your goals are SMART goals.
Document Your Achievements
Give yourself a head start. Keep a file or list of your achievements throughout the year. Try to describe them in specific, behavioral terms. It may also be helpful to provide the list to your supervisor prior to the meeting.
Communicating with Your Supervisor
Do you bombard your manager with questions the minute she walks in the door? Managing up is the ability to understand and appreciate your manager's roles, responsibilities and stresses. Find out how to balance that with getting the help you need.
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