Performance appraisals are annual reviews that assess an employee’s performance. They create a permanent record that the employer uses for various reasons. The human resources department uses performance appraisals to cr... More » Business & Finance Careers

A 360-degree performance appraisal is an employee evaluation tool that includes feedback from a supervisor, subordinates, colleagues and customers. The purpose is to create a broader view of the employee's performance ba... More »

Performance appraisals provide personalized feedback designed to help employees grow. The interaction with employees also conveys their importance to the organization. However, mistakes by companies and managers in imple... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

Performance review scoring sheets include questions addressing the employee performance that are answered on a scale of one to five. A score of one indicates an employee is performing unsuccessfully. Two shows partial su... More » Business & Finance Business Resources HR

Performance appraisal comments should include specific research about employee performance and service, an evaluation of the employee's strengths and weaknesses, a comparison to previous reviews if applicable, an overall... More »

Employee performance review templates should have room for basic information such as the employee's name, the reviewer's name, the date of the review, the review period and the number of months the employee has held the ... More »

An HR performance evaluation should assess the work done by the employee in the previous period and set goals and targets for the next. Evaluations vary from post to post and between companies, but HR performance evaluat... More » Business & Finance Careers