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Subject:Re: I need help From:"Zen C" <zenizenc -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"John Hedtke" <john -at- hedtke -dot- com> Date:Wed, 9 Jan 2008 12:39:38 -0500
I just had a meeting with my manager.
Sad to say we do not have anything documented and I am not sure how they
have done reviews in the past.
She suggested that I create a draft and she will go over it with me. She
said I could write everything that I have achieved in the past 5 months.
Everything I have achieved were my own initiatives of which some were not
very successful cos it was very difficult for them to adapt to at once.
So I guess I have a whole lot of goals this year to change implement better
processes of doing things which will make life easier and help achieve
Thank you all for your suggestions.
On Jan 9, 2008 12:22 PM, John Hedtke <john -at- hedtke -dot- com> wrote:
> I must agree with Bill on this. I've done self-evaluations at every
> captive gig I've had, regardless of the strength of the
> managers. I've also worked at several companies where I had no
> written job description at all and they ultimately decided that it'd
> be good if we all had 'em. While it certainly could be a sign of
> ineffective mgmt, I think that this request is just what it looks
> like on the face of it: a self-eval and a request for information on
> what Zen's desired goals may be.
> At 09:13 AM 1/9/2008, Bill Swallow wrote:
> >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.
> Yours truly,
> John Hedtke
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