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Shortchanged on Performance Evaluation

Discussion in 'Dealing with Your Manager' started by Anonymous, May 10, 2015 at 1:02 AM.

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  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I met with my manager last week to go over my annual performance evaluation. He ignored or minimized all my achievements and maximized or exaggerated whatever weaknesses I had. Very unfair. Have any of you dealt with a situation like this with your manager? What did you do? I'm afraid to go to his manager or HR and rock the boat. He's one of the good 'ol boys. However, if I don't say something it could be a setup for termination. I told him that his evaluation didn't accurately represent all my hard work and success for the past year and was totally unfair. Do you think I should appeal it or forget about it?

  2. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    don't even think about complaining about this to anyone.

    You are not alone in this situation, so relax. What you need to do is communicate better with your manager, and make sure you understand what they expect from you.

    One last thing...NEVER sign an evaluation that is below expectations. I was a top performer, and signed off on one that I didn't deserve, and it cost me my job later on.

    If I were you, I would evaluate the future of this manager...and if it seems like they are not going anywhere for awhile, you need to look for another job. Even if you don't want to do that, it is still a very good idea to interview and sharpen your interview skills.

    Good luck and watch what you say around anyone in or outside the industry about your cr4p manager...be alert and document everything, if needed.
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Get rid of him, sabotage him, backstab him... I had to do it 3 times in my 34 year career. In the end, I won...do whatever it takes...just won’t happen overnight!!
  4. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Your only chance of survival more than another quarter or two is to somehow blowout your numbers. Performance is the only thing that matters in this business anymore. I'm seeing great reps "managed" out hand over fist lately. It's just so much cheaper to pay entry level reps to reach 88% to goal. Move on to a boutique drug / company and ride it as long as you can...
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  5. Woody

    Woody new user

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    The best thing to do is to: Have him list the 3 most important things for you to do for the next 6 months and do it. I think if you treat him/her calmly they will pick on someone else.
  6. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Start job searching now and network with all recruiters. You will not change this person-the impression is set. Have been in this situation before when I was killing it above all my colleagues...could be a personality conflict. I quickly left for a company with amazing culture that coaches on strengths and positivity instead of ranking, subjectivity, etc. ( clue-not big Or medium pharma)
  7. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Blowing out numbers is not important anymore because they are never happy with any numbers, good or bad, in the corporate world these days.

    Look, OP, if you are that sensitive to these evaluations, then you are going to have to look into non corporate sales gigs.

    The truth is that they use these evaluations to control the sales force. So, just move on if you don't like it. Take a pay cut if you need to

    You just have to play that game in the corporate world of selling, because at the end of the day corporate sales is not really sales. Its a joke. It always was.
  8. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    This is spot on.