Recognize This! – Employees want more frequent and timely feedback than the traditional annual review process can deliver.
Here’s a secret – employees don’t hate having their performance appraised. No, indeed! They want to know how they are doing, if their efforts are meeting the needs of colleagues, customers and the company, and where they could do better. But they do hate the annual performance review process. Let’s be honest – who doesn’t? It’s fraught with anxiety for everyone because so much weight is put on a meeting that happens just once a year with perspective from just one person.
So, what do employees want and how do they suggest fixing it? The latest Workforce Mood Tracker survey looked at just that. Check out the infographic below originally shared on the Globoforce Blog (email readers may need to click through.)
About Derek Irvine
The VP of Client Strategy and Consulting at Globoforce, Derek Irvine is one of the world’s foremost experts on employee recognition and engagement, helping business leaders set a higher vision and ambition for their organizations. As a renowned speaker and co-author of "The Power of Thanks" and "Winning with a Culture of Recognition," he teaches companies how to use recognition to proactively manage company culture. Derek holds a B.Comm and Masters of Business Studies from the Smurfit Graduate Business School at University College Dublin.