by Robert E. Bettac, Esq., Ogletree Deakins, San Antonio
are important tools to help employers gauge whether employees are performing at expected levels. They can help organizations spot talent and potential, while identifying areas where employees need extra training and support.
Evaluations also can protect employers from frivolous lawsuits filed by employees who claim they’ve been demoted, fired or otherwise unfairly treated when the real reason was .
Strengths and weaknesses
The evaluation of an employee’s performance is a critical factor affecting the employee’s career, salary, expectations and retention. Employees themselves use the evaluation process to gauge the employer’s fairness. Evaluations should reflect a forthright appraisal of the employee’s performance and identify both strengths and weaknesses.
Employees want feedback but don’t necessar...(register to read more)
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