Re: I need help

Subject: Re: I need help
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 12:13:28 -0500

> 2. Who asked you? HR? IT? Your manager? Do you have a manager? If
> so, ask for clarification of the request. Is this supposed to be the
> final evaluation document, or are you being asked just to throw together
> some ideas your manager can start from because he or she really has no
> idea what you do. Big difference between those two outputs. Hint --
> your evaluation should be a collegial collaboration between you and your
> manager. If you're doing his or her job, you should be getting his or
> her paycheck. If you can do that job, you should be doing it -- if not
> there, someplace else.
> Note: Be aware that this "request" could be a sign of incompetence, or
> it could be a carefully calculated intent to intimidate and diminish
> you. Just because we're paranoid does not mean somebody isn't out to
> get us.

I don't think that's a very fair assumption to make. Self evaluations
are quite common. That they give you a day out of the blue to write
one is a bit poor, but the self eval itself isn't indicative of
anything but they want your assessment of your job to compliment your
manager's assessment. Could there be many other things at play? Yes.
But it's not indicative of anything in and of itself. I've written
self-evals at every company I've ever worked.

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