HR Glossary
Employee Evaluation

Employee Evaluation

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What Is an Employee Evaluation?

An employee evaluation is also known as a performance review, and it's a process of regular assessment of an employee's performance by their manager in which managers and employees work together to identify and address the particular needs of each employee.  

What Are the Benefits of Employee Evaluations?

Employee evaluations are an important part of ensuring a company is running smoothly - it helps employees see how they are doing, and employers can train new employees based on past performance.

Making communication between managers and employees more effective.

Enhancing employee satisfaction and retention.

Helps in reducing turnover.

Improving company culture.

Identifying top performers can help you make decisions about whom to promote.


Why should you do employee evaluations?

Employee evaluations are necessary to standardize how an employee is performing and to identify areas in which they may need improvement. Additionally, employee evaluations provide an opportunity for feedback and coaching.

How to Evaluate an Employee?


1. Reviewing your performance

2. Checking your behaviour against a set of standards

3. Getting feedback from those around you

4. Having specific goals set by your manager

5. Being evaluated using a numerical scale