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Performance Reviews

Develop a formal record of all the hard work and achievements over the past year, explore development opportunities, and summarize insights.
Probation Reviews

Probation Reviews

Before the conclusion of the probationary period, managers determine if the employee is suitable for the role and complete a probationary review.
Performance Check-In Conversations

Performance Check-In Conversations

Halfway through the year, check in for a discussion to assess progress, exchange feedback, revisit goals and expectations, and update your plan for the rest of the year.
Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews

Annual reviews look different for each employee class, but they all have the same purpose - to help document and discuss accomplishments and plan opportunities for development.

Benefits and Responsibilities During the Performance Development Cycle

  • Benefits and Responsibilities of Managers


    • Establish clear, measurable expectations and create an inclusive climate conducive to success.
    • Guide performance to ensure individual tasks contribute to the attainment of team and department goals.
    • Identify opportunities to enhance performance and build new knowledge and skills.


    • Provide support, guidance, ongoing coaching, and feedback
    • Note accomplishments and provide feedback for enhancements
    • Cultivate the development and career potential of each individual
    • Leverage unique talents and differences
    • Foster a climate of respect and inclusion
  • Benefits and Responsibilities of Employees


    • Clarify goals and expectations
    • Receive feedback, resources, and training to meet goals
    • Identify performance and development goals and understand how they relate to team and department goals
    • Provide the opportunity to discuss performance and work challenges


    • Take the lead role in identifying areas to develop and commit to ongoing development
    • Be open to receiving feedback
    • Understand ream and department priorities
    • Track performance, contributions, and accomplishments
    • Contribute to a respectful and inclusive climate
  • Benefits and Responsibilities of the University


    • Help managers and employees assess how performance development fits in the bigger picture
    • Support employees and teams to realize goals and objectives
    • Assist the department to determine whether skills and knowledge of employees can meet future needs of the organization


    • Provide the tools and resources that enable learning and growth
    • Provide guidance and information for managers and employees around best practices

Further Information

Access Performance Development Information

Managers and employees are notified of performance development tasks through automatically generated e-mails. Performance Development action items are found in My HR Connection.

My HR Connection

Managers: Conducting Performance Review Meetings Remotely

Take a moment to read a few articles about holding your performance review meetings with remote employees.

Performance Review Privacy Statement

This information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). It is used for the purpose of evaluating your job performance. You will be provided with the feedback data and assessment comments inputted by your supervisor during the annual review. If you have any questions about the collection or use of the information, contact Human Resources at