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Appraisal Skills

Appraisal Skills: Helping People Perform

appraisalskillsIf you are a manager, one of your primary objectives is to get the best performance you can out of your staff. To do that, you will need to know how to manage people on a day to day basis using the policies and procedures of your organisation. You will also have to manage their performance through a process of individual review and planning, in other words, through appraisal and performance review.

Are You Competent in Appraisal Skills?

There are a number of key skills that you need to master in order to be a competent appraiser. These include:
· knowing the difference between control, maintenance and development appraisals
· knowing how each of your staff is performing
· knowing your staff's individual strengths and weaknesses
· being able to give staff informal feedback on their performance
· knowing how to work within your organisation's appraisal scheme
· knowing how to manage different levels of performance
· knowing how to prepare for, run, and follow up on an appraisal interview.

Appraisal Skills and ManageTrainLearn

On this website, you'll discover a wide range of resources that will help you master the skills of appraisal and performance management. If you are learning these skillls primarily for yourself, the Step by Step to Perfect Appraisals is an ideal place to start. If you are learning these skills in order to teach them to others, then the MTL 1DayCoursePlans and MTL E-Manuals will provide you with an inexhaustible reservoir of material.

Other Products and Resources

In addition to these products, you can also access free appraisal skills materials on this site, such as the 10-day free email course in Appraisal Skills. For those of you who are interested in building a corporate library of outstanding Appraisal Skills products, you should download the Appraisal Skills Collection at 30% discount over catalogue prices.

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Appraisal Skills: Products

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