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10 Easy Ways to Improve the Mid Year Performance Review

Posted by Karen Caruso, Ph.D. on Jul 9, 2013 11:44:00 AM

The mid year performance review is an important part of the overall employee performance management process. As my colleague Amanda Seidler wrote in a previous article, Mid-Year Reviews - The New Annual Performance Appraisal?, mid-year reviews are increasing in popularity for good reason. Conducting helpful and productive mid-year review discussions is a fundamental way in which managers can support a culture of on-going feedback and recognition, not to mention achieve better business results.

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Topics: Performance Management, Employee Engagement, Performance Evaluation, Mid Year Reviews

Mid-Year Reviews – the New Annual Performance Appraisal?

Posted by Amanda Seidler on Jun 13, 2013 12:03:00 PM

#MidYearReview

Don’t be surprised if you see the #MidYearReview hashtag trending on your Twitter screen. Mid-year performance reviews - traditionally overshadowed by their Year-End counterpart - are having their moment! (image courtesy of Twitter)

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Topics: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, 360 Degree Feedback, Mid Year Reviews

5 Tips for Meaningful Mid-Year Performance Reviews

Posted by Amanda Seidler on Jun 5, 2012 10:28:00 AM


Welcome summer – the season of Mid-Year Performance Reviews! While companies do not always require a formal Mid-Year review process, many encourage some kind of performance check-in and/or discussion between employees and managers. Mid-Year Performance Evaluations are an identification of accomplishments and performance gaps for the first half of the year, and goal setting/planning for the remainder of the year.

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Topics: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, Mid Year Reviews