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How’s your Performance?

a discrepancy, don’t sign the evaluation at the conclusion of the first meeting — even if you are asked. A signed evaluation says that you agree with what is written. This leaves you no room for negotiation, says Spraggins, who also advises that you ask for a copy of the evaluation.

If you haven’t reached a compromise and you still disagree with the evaluation, Spraggins says that you should put it in writing and have it placed in your employee file. You may also want to ask yourself, “Is this the right environment for me?” “You have to be honest,” says Spraggins. “You may be working for the wrong person or the wrong company.”