Communicate During the Discussion
Keep in mind that the performance discussion meeting should be a two-way conversion.
Work to actively participate.
Prepare yourself to answer questions. Your supervisor might want your feedback.
Prepare questions to ask of your supervisor.
What do you think went well this year?
What do you think I should do differently next year? Why? How?
What can I do to improve my rating in the area of ____ next year?
How could I be more helpful to other people on the team or in the department?
What new knowledge or skills do you think I need to acquire or develop? Are there any projects or assignments that might allow me to gain new knowledge or skills?
What are your most important goals for the coming year? What are the department’s most important goals? What challenges will we face in the department and library in the coming year? What changes are ahead? How might I prepare for these?
Is there anything I can do to make your work or the work of the department easier?
What career opportunities do you see for someone with my background?