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Performance Management

For FY20, SEAS will use a paper-based Performance Conversations form, which will be uploaded at year-end into PeopleSoft. 


During the month of October, managers and employees should begin this year’s Performance Conversations and begin filling out Performance Conversations forms, especially to document goals/priorities and professional development plans for FY20. (The form is available in the Resources section below.)

November through April:
Managers and employees will meet at frequencies they decide on to have ongoing performance conversations. The dates of those discussions and any related meeting notes should be documented on the FY20 Performance Conversations form in the “Connection” section.

Year-end Deadline: May 15, 2020
Managers and employees should schedule a year-end conversation and complete the Annual Summary sections on the Performance Conversations form in early May. The deadline to upload the forms into PeopleSoft, select ratings, and complete the process is currently May 15, 2020.


The Center for Workplace Development (CWD) created two videos that illustrate best practices for high quality manager/staff discussions:

SEAS is committed to supporting employee growth and development, and performance conversations and the overall performance management process allow for meaningful conversations and feedback to be exchanged in a timely manner. It is important to make this a priority as you plan your work processes for FY20.

Please reach out to any member of the HR team if you wish to have an individual conversation about performance management, the process, and best practices.

Performance Conversations Form
Ratings Scale with Definitions