Tag: performance reviews

Time off for good behavior

I went through my draft self-appraisal with my boss today and I think it went pretty well. He had some good suggestions. He really surprised me, however, when he said, “Hey, since you put in all that time over the weekend, pick a day in the next week or two and take a day off.” That was really cool of him since I’m salaried and technically don’t get “comp” time. But I chose next Friday, March 9. I was going to have to leave early that day anyway in order to catch my flight up to NYC for the weekend. Now I get to have the whole day off!

I had a headache yesterday and I have another one now. However, it feels slightly different today, like the very first hint of what could possibly develop into a cold. Since a cold is the last thing I want or need, I’m fighting it. I’ve been taking my vitamins every day, but I could probably go for some more vitamin C. While it doesn’t prevent colds (nothing does, no matter what the labels say), it has been shown to shorted their duration.

Okay, time to hit the road and head home. This time, I am stopping at the grocery store on the way home.

Draft self-appraisal complete!

It’s review time here at work and drafts of our self-appraisals are due tomorrow. In past years, I have always turned in my self appraisal on the day we received the notice for them. But I have been so busy lately, that I haven’t had time to work on mine. Today was the first day in a while where I had a relatively quiet morning. So I just spend the last hour working on my draft self-appraisal and I managed to complete it. I sent it to my boss so that we can discuss it at our tag-up meeting in 15 minutes.

Now whether what I wrote about my performance is any good is another subject. But at least I got it in before the deadline.