The end of the old year and beginning of the new is a common time for performance conversations to take place — and that can be stressful for everyone, studies have shown.
Managers can fall into common traps, like waiting too long to bring forth feedback. They may also risk bringing bias into these key conversations, stunting employee growth.
But employers can manage the performance review process in ways that not only comfort worried workers but also encourage continued learning and excellence. See below for some recent stories and viewpoint pieces on performance reviews and how employers can ensure they keep talent on the right track.