Performance review forms and supporting resources were designed to help you efficiently navigate through the review process. Please review the following resources and contact your HR Business Partner or email EmployeeRelations@tulane.edu with any questions.
To avoid any loss of work due to idle time within the online form, we highly recommend that supervisors compose reviews using the 2021 Employee Review Form and then copy and paste your comments into Frevvo once you are ready to submit.
The following frequently asked questions will help managers and staff employees prepare for the annual performance review process.
Yes. The 2021 performance reviews are in an updated format that introduces a Job Description rating section that assesses the employee's performance within their assigned role. Competency-based ratings are preserved except for the removal of the Innovation competency. Also, rating scales are now in half-point increments, allowing for more accuracy and specificity of ratings.
While self-reviews are not required by the university, managers may require them. Self-reviews are strongly encouraged because they are a helpful tool for both the employee and manager. They allow the employee to outline their accomplishments, which the manager incorporate into the final review.
The TUID number can be found by logging onto Gibson Online and going to "TU ID Search" under the Staff tab.
The Job Description rating is weighted at 50% of the final score while the other half of the score is distributed across the three competencies.
March 7, 2022.
All full-time and part-time employees hired prior to October 1, 2021 must receive a performance review.
If an employee was hired prior to October 1, 2021, you must complete a performance review for them. We encourage using the performance review process to facilitate performance conversations with newer employees.
You may complete the performance review upon the employee's return from leave.
Yes, you must complete their review, and you should collect input from their previous manager. Document the time in the position in the comments.
Collect input from customers and the employee's prior supervisor to complete the review to the best of your ability. Contact your HR Business Partner for additional guidance.
Contact your HR Business Partner to determine next steps regarding improvement/development plans.
Yes; this is a validated requirement in the performance review form. If you do not have a copy of the job description, your departmental hiring manager or department administrator may have one. If they do not, please contact HRrecords@tulane.edu.
Some basic tips for preparation include:
Yes; you will receive an email copy automatically when your supervisor submits it.
You are advised to discuss your concerns with your direct supervisor. If the concerns are not resolved with the direct supervisor, you may speak to your supervisor’s supervisor. The decision of the supervisor’s supervisor is final.
The employee signature acknowledges receipt but does not mean you agree with the review. You must submit your review to your manager with your electronic signature. You are encouraged to add comments to the review, which will be included with the manager’s feedback.
Performance reviews are not required or expected for student employees.
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