Why Is Performance Review Important And How Does It Work?
In the age of tech layoffs in particular, it is crucial to do well in performance review consistently. A lot of companies stack rank as well, where every performance review cycle, 5-15% of the lowest performing engineers are cut.
4 core steps of performance review:
Understand the yardstick (ratings)
Understand the process (how your rating is generated)
Prepare for success (come up with a plan)
Execute (go through the cycle and hit the calibration process at the end)