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  • You have created structures for feedback on expectations and built a relationship; now how will you support the employee going forward?


    1.  Celebrate the new employee’s first year!

    2.  Engage in a focused performance management conversation for his or her one-year anniversary

    • Facilitate goal setting and a career development plan, and align training and work opportunities

    3.  In year two, you will want to continue weekly meetings to discuss performance expectations and quality work and provide feedback

    4.  Shift the focus to employee engagement and retention. Discuss ways to keep the employee challenged, engaged and part of the team

    5.  Find opportunities to encourage problem-solving and critical thinking


    1.  Connect his or her work to the UF mission and your team’s values and purpose

    2.  Discuss soft skills such as building trust, communication, collaboration and customer service


    View ways to acknowledge and celebrate your new hire’s work anniversary!