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Writing Performance Appraisals: A Simple Guide to Providing Meaningful Feedback

From the 2022 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative Conference (Recorded January 15, 2022)
Presented by Crystal McMullen, MBA
Written performance appraisals are a key mechanism for leaders to gather information, provide formal feedback to employees, and identify growth opportunities. An effectively written performance appraisal has the potential to increase employee engagement and reduce staff turnover. This presentation will provide leaders with simple tips to preparing and discussing written performance appraisals.


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
  1. Provide an overview of traditional performance appraisal methods and possible outcomes
  2. Identify steps to writing a performance appraisal and common errors to avoid
  3. Describe best practices for discussing performance appraisals with employees
This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General/Admin will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


This basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.