Answered by Natesa, Hiring Expert at Textron Inc., on Monday, May 14, 2018
Great question! The performance review process can be different depending on the organization, but at their core, all performance review processes are the same. They all have the same purpose – to determine the performance of an employee. Building rapport with your colleagues is important to success, regardless of whether they have any input on your performance review. If you focus on your work, and perform well, your manager will notice. Like Amber mentioned above, some companies perform “360 evaluations.” However, at some companies, managers will simply conduct one on one meetings with their direct reports. Typically, we see these conversations occur either yearly or twice a year. At Textron, we utilize continuous performance conversations. We encourage our employees and managers to provide two-way feedback throughout the year, not only during these structured times. Hope this helps!