Annual appraisals are the perfect opportunity to review the past year and think about what’s left to do. Everything including satisfactions, expectations, and objectives are reviewed. The goal? Develop competencies, define annual objectives, measure performance, and discuss development perspectives. However, most companies fear this period, consider it synonymous with stress, and find it difficult to set up.

To transform these fears into a true dynamic and constructive experience, here’s our best practices checklist to successfully carry out your annual interviews:

  1. Appraise continuously throughout the year
  2. Prepare your interviews weeks in advance
  3. Get organised for the big day
  4. Ensure a complete follow-up after the appraisal interview

Each point is divised into two parts, one for HR and one for managers.


4 Key Steps for Your Annual Appraisals