Performance Evaluation

P. "I was not happy with my last review of the results. If I agree the review? Write a letter to my file? Talk to a lawyer? Or just let it go?" R. Most professionals believe that should offer some kind of response. But if to respond, and how to respond, will depend on your company's culture, the unwritten message and your career goals. 1.

Assess your report in light of the corporate culture. In some cultures, anything but praise will be seen as negative. In others, tough reviews are the norm. Often, your boss, is expected to present at least one point of constructive criticism. After all, nobody walks on water. But if you're being attacked or criticized unfairly, you should explore further. Sometimes, you will gain more points by taking the test in stride in the struggle. However, in some cultures, a single negative review means you need to start work right away hunting.

2. Calculate your boss strategy. At times, their performance report has nothing to do with you or your performance. Your boss might honestly want to see leave the company or to ensure that the next promotion goes to someone else. Your boss may be a new hire who is still learning the culture of your company. There may be only good intentions. Or maybe your boss wants to draw your attention: it is hinted at and ignored. Or want to help you progress, but do not know how to communicate with tact. 3.