Corporate Training for Teams
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Staff Appraisals

STL, Nationwide
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Staff Appraisals

STL courses

  • Understand the aims of appraisal and performance management. Identify the relationship between appraisal, performance, development and organisational effectiveness. Prepare and conduct effective appraisals. Set SMART objectives.

What to expect

  • 24 months post training support included.
  • Tailored and bespoke programme options.
  • Our experienced training and logistics team in the last 22 years have assisted 182,128 people.
  • Over 13,891 organisations trained.
  • We are rated 'Excellent' on Trustpilot and 98.9% of our customers recommend us.
  • Delivery UK wide and international (75+ countries delivered).

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for those who conduct formal performance appraisal reviews with their staff.

Training Course Content

Purpose and Benefits of the Staff Appraisal

Staff appraisal used effectively as a management tool
Appraisal pitfalls - why they don't always work
Employee experience
Continuous appraisal

Job Review

Key results areas
Clarifying standards
Employee's perception of their role
Encouraging employees to prepare for their review

Preparation for Staff Appraisal

Job description as a yardstick for performance assessment
Establishing 'Ideal Aims' vs 'Acceptable Standards' of performance
Assessing employee performance

The Appraisal Interview

Following a structure
Effective Questions
Listening skills
Making praise genuine
Making criticism constructive
Supporting Self-appraisal
Handling disciplinary issues assertively
Encouraging employee participation
Getting employee commitment to improve
Managing challenging employees
Keeping a record

Setting Targets

Agreeing meaningful targets and objectives
Establishing deadlines and standards
Sticking to targets - reviews, follow-ups, moving goalposts
Assessing training and development needs

Addressing Common Problems

Apathetic employess who won’t join in
Defensive employees who won’t accept criticism
Appraisal and pay
Common disciplinary situations in appraisal
The high flyer to whom we have little to offer


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Reviews by course attendees

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18 Mar 2021

I have to say I really enjoyed the course; more than I thought I would. There were so many helpful hints that I will implement going forward. I thought the content was pitched a...

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18 Mar 2021

Thank you! I really enjoyed the training; Gregory was engaging and the session was interactive. On a side note he also made me reflect on the role I used to do and the areas I m...

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