Marie's Answer: Your boss obviously didn’t handle this very well. An “annual” evaluation after only two months as your manager? With no helpful feedback? Sounds like someone needs .
- Although the sudden dip in ratings is upsetting, it doesn’t necessarily mean that your stock has fallen. Different managers often use rating scales differently. Some give many high scores, others hardly any. If your previous manager was an “easy grader,” then everyone may have lower evaluations now.
- However, if this new boss seems particularly unhappy with you, then you need to repair the relationship. Protesting this appraisal is probably counterproductive, so focus on getting a better one next time.
- To improve your ratings, you must understand what this manager expects. New
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