Maximize Your Year-End Review: Showcasing Achievements and Growth Opportunities for a Stellar 2024Oct 31, 2023
As the year comes to a close, it's the perfect time to reflect on your journey and prepare for your year-end review. This annual tradition is more than just a formality; it's an opportunity to showcase your accomplishments, set new goals, and map out your path for personal and professional growth.
1. Accomplishments and Achievements
- Highlight your major accomplishments and successes over the past year. Be specific about projects you completed, goals you achieved, and how your contributions benefited the team or organization. Pro tip: Include statistics and numbers.
- Showcase the activities you like to do best and where your skill set shines.
- Discuss the goals and objectives you set at the beginning of the year. Explain your progress, whether you met, exceeded, or fell short of these goals, and the reasons behind the outcomes.
2. Areas for Growth and Improvement
- Be open about areas where you may have faced challenges or could have performed better. Discuss any obstacles you encountered and how you plan to address them in the future.
- Be mindful of framing this part of your conversation through the opportunity lens, rather than the obstacle lens.
3. Career Development
- Do you know what's next on your career path? Or what's possible?
- Share your aspirations and goals for career advancement. Discuss how you envision your role evolving within the company and any specific skills or experiences you'd like to gain.
- Identify any training, courses, or resources you believe would help you perform better in your role or prepare you for future responsibilities. Plant the seed to request these resources during your review.
Now that you've considered what to include in a high-value review, it's important to prepare thoroughly. When is your year-end review scheduled? Would you like to be invited to a special session to prep for it? Let us know by clicking HERE, and we'll keep you updated on a future event!
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