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Performance Management Cycle

Phase 1: Goal Setting

Setting goals and competencies is a collaborative approach between an employee and their manager that results in clear, concrete and connected expectations to foster a partnership for a successful performance year. For an overview of the goal setting process, visit: 

Goal setting simplified form resources:
Goal alignment and planning video:
System Job Aid:
System Video:

Phase 2: Check-Ins

Two-way, open and frequent conversations between an employee and their manager help continue their partnership for success and provide opportunities to revisit priorities and calibrate goals.

Discussing goal progress and milestones during a check-in and documenting it in the GPS system is a great way to support your effort as you move into the annual review summary phase of GPS.

Check-in Resources:

Conversation guide for managers:
Conversation guide for employees: 
System Job Aid: 
System Video: 

Phase 3: Annual Review

Debriefing the performance year is an opportunity to summarize achievements against goals, responsibilities and competencies, celebrate successes and chart a tangible path forward based on accountability and growth. At H&S, we use the 'No-Rating' simplified form within GPS. Please view the links below for resources and job aids.

Annual Review Resources:

Accomplishment tracker worksheet:
Annual review overview video: 
System Job Aid for No Rating form: 
Video for No Rating form: