If you're relying solely on your memory to evaluate, you're making appraisals far more difficult than necessary. That's why it's best to institute a simple recording system to document employee performance.
The most useful, easy-to-implement way is to create and maintain a log for each person. Performance logs don't need to be complicated or sophisticated. They can simply be sheets of paper in a folder or files on your computer. Choose whatever means you're comfortable with.
The key is to establish a system that you will use regularly. No matter how you take notes, make sure to keep them confidential.
Recording performance: 6 tips
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