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Performance Evaluations in Workday: How to Make Fairer, More Accurate Ratings


Supervisors can now access the 2019 annual performance evaluations from their Workday Inbox.

Evaluations should be completed and submitted by Sunday, March 15. Evaluations are one tool that supervisors can use to provide their teams with direction, opportunities for growth and recognition for their contributions.

To help SLU managers and supervisors with this responsibility, the Division of Human Resources has produced a series of short videos with guidelines for conducting effective performance evaluations.

The launch of the new Workday Performance Review tool is an opportunity to highlight key practices of effective performance evaluations.

While there are several practices that are important to conducting evaluations, University leaders are being asked to highlight these in particular:

These issues are important to SLU staff and are essential to fostering a culture reflective of the University’s institutional mission and Catholic, Jesuit values.

All of supervisors are encouraged to take a few minutes to review these videos.

Effective Performance Evaluations

Part 1: Overview, Ensuring Differentiation and Fairness
Part 2: Goal Setting, Creating Clear Expectations and Standards

Gives best practices for making sure your goals have the right elements to set you up for a good evaluation, including:

Part 3: Performance Ratings, Ensuring Consistency and Minimizing Bias
How to make effective ratings on:
Part 4: Feedback, Balancing Candor and Compassion

Walks you through the process of conducting an effective feedback meeting, including:

Submitted by Jeremy Henson. For questions or more information, contact Jeremy Henson.