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Prep for Your Performance Appraisal in Nursing

Prep for Your Performance Appraisal in Nursing

Renee Berg / Monster Contributing Writer

Here it comes — your annual performance review. Don’t let anxiety set in. The right attitude and preparation can make the process go smoothly.

“Most people dread the performance appraisal,” says Julie Fuimano, MBA, BSN, a personal and career coach with Nurturing Your Success, a career coaching firm. “It shouldn’t be like that. Before you go in, say a few words to yourself about remaining open and hearing what your boss has to say.”

To bolster your chances for a good review and lay the foundation for a potential raise or advancement, solid preparation is critical. Here are some tips.

Prepare Year-Round

Speak Up About Your Accomplishments

Brush Up on Negotiating Strategies

Take the Positive and Negative

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