News and Announcements

What does “Exceptional” performance look like?

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(March 17, 2017) The annual performance review program this year contains four – instead of five – rating levels, leaving many people wondering: what puts an employee above "Fully Achieved Expectations" and into "Exceptional"?

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Writing a Self-Assessment for Your Annual Review

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(March 1, 2017) Lots of people feel overwhelmed by the exercise of trying to summarize a years’ worth of work and accomplishments into a few paragraphs. Here are some tips that will help you get started on your self-assessment.

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Annual Performance Review Season Coming Soon

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(February 21, 2017) Annual performance review season for non-represented employees is just around the corner! The season officially kicks off later this week, starting with employees writing self-assessments covering job performance from May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017.

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What's New in 2017?

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(February 2017) Several important updates are being incorporated into the Pay for Performance program: Mandatory training requirements, a four-point rating scale, a new letter for employee personnel files, and more calibration resources.

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2017 Training Requirments

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President Napolitano's letter on UC- and State-mandated training requirements for the 2017 appraisal period.