Employee evaluation is one of the most important things a supervisor has to do at work, no matter what kind of workplace.
It’s also one of the hardest.
It can be a meaningless chore, or it can be used to improve relations between employees and bosses.
A downstate specialist working with the Michigan Municipal League was visiting Lakeview Arena.
If you’ve ever had a performance evaluation done on you at your job, you know they can often involve information that takes you by surprise.
That’s something experts want to stop.
They can also be used as a means for supervisors to open up lines of communication with younger workers, who often say feedback from their bosses is something they find lacking in their jobs.
The Northern Michigan Public Service Academy put on the seminar.
It’s a nonprofit group that helps U.P. county and municipal employees with job-related training.