Performance Appraisal Handbook

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NOLO, Feb 28, 2007 - Law - 224 pages
Everything you need to conduct legally safe employee evaluations

The Performance Appraisal Handbook is a must-read for every manager, whether you're writing a performance review for the first time or the hundredth. It's packed with the information and tools you need to make your company's appraisal process work better for everyone.

Find out how to:
  • motivate your staff to perform better
  • help employees develop and grow
  • identify poor performers and help them get on track
  • avoid common legal traps and problems
  • increase employee morale
  • foster good communication
  • safely fire poor performers who fail to improve

    Written by an employment-law attorney and reviewed by an expert advisory board, this guide provides a unique combination of practical and legal information, plus easy-to-follow steps. You'll also get helpful checklists, sample forms and policies, and audio dialogues.

    The 2nd edition is completely updated to cover the latest legal developments.
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    Ms. DelPo is an author and consulting editor who specializes in employment and family law issues. She brings years of criminal and civil law experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. She has written numerous employment law titles, including The Performance Appraisal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. She is also the editor of Parent Savvy, a book that answers parents' practical, financial, and legal questions. Ms. DelPo currently divides her time between writing on legal issues and chasing after her two busy children, Sophia and Charlie. Ms. DelPo received her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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