Even though traditional annual performance reviews are not the most effective way to do business and many leading companies are starting to get rid of them, unfortunately they are still part of the work year for many employees.
Many people find the review process stressful, but I believe a great deal of the stress and anxiety around performance reviews can be reduced or eliminated with proper preparation.
Try working through this list of ways to prepare before your next performance review, because feeling prepared can reduce anxiety tremendously.
Following these seven simple tips should take some of the anxiety out of annual performance reviews.
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Bernard Marr is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and advisor to companies and governments. He has worked with and advised many of the world's best-known organisations. LinkedIn has recently ranked Bernard as one of the top 10 Business Influencers in the world (in fact, No 5 - just behind Bill Gates and Richard Branson). He writes on the topics of intelligent business performance for various publications including Forbes, HuffPost, and LinkedIn Pulse. His blogs and SlideShare presentation have millions of readers.
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