When you give a performance appraisal, begin by providing a straightforward overview of how the employee’s doing. By summarizing your overall opinion of their performance right away, you remove the mystery so that they know where they stand. If you’re evasive or indirect, they’ll suspect problems. They may not listen as closely because they’re worried or preoccupied.
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