A mid-year review can provide positive feedback about the employee’s contribution so far, and also give the manager a chance to discuss problematic performance with the employee and work out a solution. Mid-year reviews also help the manager and the employee recalibrate their objectives, if needed. Perhaps the goal no longer applies because there has been a business strategy shift based on the cultural change of the agency. For example, a social service agency has been concentrating on youth and family services. But a recent increase in the need for assisted living facilities for senior citizens has led to a change in the agency’s mission. Therefore, performance goals will need to be modified to include development and implementation of senior services.
You are here: / / / Tip 3: A mid-cycle review of performance gives the manager a chance to monitor the employee’s progress toward annual goals, to coach for improvement, or make a goal adjustment, if necessary.