So, when was the last time you got a promotion, and the reason given was “Well, we went through all your Personal Development Review reports and you are clearly the right person for the job.”
In reality, Personal Development Reviews (PDRs) don’t seem to count much for promotion. Neither have I ever seen PDR results quoted when applying for another job, either in support of the application or questioned owned about at interview. So, if a PDR isn’t about recording performance in order to get the next job, what is it for?
|Annie Ives is a Senior Consultant with Goodfoot, and has solid experience building powerful Personal Development Review systems in multi-nationals.|
Here at Goodfoot we did some informal research back in September and October 2016, here is what we found: