Now the this last year’s appraisals are done and the results are out and the bonus has been credited to the account :), I take the liberty of re-posting this write-up written in 2016. Am sure, everybody who works has had one such experience in their life-time. Hope you enjoy reading it!
It’s that time of the year when emotions are running high in the workplace. The “cream performers” are waiting to take a decision to carry on or move on based on the ratings, the “smart cookies” who are great at pleasing their bosses at this time of the year, by sitting late, doing extra errands because “the boss” is blessed with a short-term memory. The consistent performers, “the nice guys” carry on working and will readily accept any rating given because they are grateful to God for their jobs. They don’t want to topple the boat. The last group are the non-performers, “the trouble-makers”, who the boss is willing to let go and has passed on every sign of doing so, yet live in a world of make-believe and will fight tooth and nail for a high rating.
A performance appraisal needs to be done right because it decides who will stay with you in the next year and who…
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