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April 25, 2022
252: Why you should care about performance reviews

In this episode of Design Life we chat about why you should care about performance reviews even when they aren’t related to a bonus or pay rise and how to get the most out of them whether you are an employee or a manager.

key takeaways

Performance reviews shouldn’t be the only time you talk about your growth and career goals. You should be talking about those topics regularly with your managers. Consider adding a career dedicated one to one chat to your calendar.

If you are a manager, don’t be afraid to ask for feedback. Find out how your input can be made more valuable. Ask your team mates or the people you manage for suggestions about what would make a performance review more valuable for them.

Consistently setting yourself up for success by showing you care about your performance review will stand to you more than only appearing to care when you stand to benefit from a positive review.

show timestamps

00.25 – Check in

06.15 – Expectations then vs now

11.00 – A good performance review cycle

18.55 – Level setting with your manager

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