The assessment interview is a formal procedure. You will only conduct these types of interviews with a staff member when legal implications are expected to come into play. Examples of such situations include those in which a staff member is set to change jobs, have their contract renewed, or be promoted to a higher salary scale. The assessment interview can only be conducted if several other annual appraisal interviews have already been conducted. The Human Resources (HR) department will supervise the process and will ensure that details of the appraisal are added to the staff member’s personnel file.
The assessment interview is conducted with the help of an appraisal form. You will have completed this form prior to the interview: