How to monitor your own performance

Wednesday 02 September 2020
It can be hard to critically assess yourself and your way of working, but this handy list will help you to stay on track.

Personal development is a continuous process. Most employers have processes in place to monitor performance and provide opportunities for training and development, but each of us also needs to take personal responsibility for reviewing and updating our own skills. For more on this see CMI’s Personal Development Planning Checklist and Template.

Our growing understanding of human psychology suggests that self-evaluation is far more powerful than external evaluation. It’s important to take a hard look at your performance before your boss does and assess yourself from their point of view. Here are a few important steps towards effectively monitoring your own performance:

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