Performance Appraisal: What HR Should Know


Performance Appraisal One of the main reasons for performance appraisal systems in the work place is to merely know more about your employee – to know what your employees are capable of, what they find difficult to do, what they’re comfortable doing and what kind of work gets them in the mood or ticks them off. These days performance appraisal software is easily available for use, and helps you generate the most apt, specific and logical appraisals based on employee performances. This will be easing your job to a great extent.

Anyways, here are a few tips for conducting performance appraisals:

Know your employee
When you get to know your employee and their skill sets better, you can delegate appropriate tasks to them, which also means you can keep them at arm’s length from tasks you know they would not only be sub-par at but also tasks that will cause miserable moods.

Encourage your employee
When one renders an appraisal to their employee, it is crucial to make it as encouraging and well reckoned as possible. Everyone feels wonderful when their work is appreciated and is accordingly driven to work better.

Apt appraisal
Like calculating large numbers with a calculator in your hands, you expect a correct and pertinent solution. An employee too will expect to be evaluated as correctly as possible. Let’s not forget to include making an employee feel good about the work he/she does and make them feel appreciated.

Computer accuracy
To help you evaluate your employees to the best of your ability, performance appraisal software is available online. Therefore, you can just channel your attention on encouraging and appreciating the work of your employee. Easy to use performance appraisal software can help your Human Resource team, customer service representatives, managers etc. calculate the most befitting and relevant performance appraisals.

At sumHR too, our engineers are hard at work developing a performance appraisal module for our HR software. In case you are a HR manager or a person who participates in the performance appraisal process, do feel free to share your comments and requirements in the comments section below.

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