Project Management

What’s Fair? Managing Perceptions of Performance Management Programs

Agencies use performance management programs to inform employee decisions related to compensation, transfers, promotions and workforce cuts. But sometimes perceptions of the fairness of these programs can affect employee motivation. Learn how you can navigate in your agency.

The Annual Performance Review vs. the Competency Assessment

Federal agencies should implement two performance management processes: the traditional process mandated by OPM, which reviews the accomplishments and shortcomings of the past year as well as forward-looking assessment of competency benchmarks, to project readiness in current and future roles.

Performance Appraisal Data is Complicated. Here’s Why.

When conducted properly, performance appraisals offer a valuable opportunity to discuss work activities and goals, correct existing problems and encourage positive performance.

4 Reasons Why Giving and Receiving Performance Feedback is Important

Feedback is important, especially in performance management.