MyPerformance Guides

The MyPerformance guides are just-in-time resources for employees and supervisors on topics related to the MyPerformance conversation. Each guide offers concrete actions for employees and supervisors that can help improve the quality of MyPerformance conversations, and through them support the engagement, development and performance of each employee. Click on the links below to download the guides.

MyPerformance Guide to Motivation in the Workplace

Motivation is one of the most important keys to success whether you are striving for the podium or the boardroom. The MyPerformance Guide to Motivation in the Workplace (PDF, 1MB) supports leaders and employees in understanding and harnessing the driving force behind enhanced results and achievements. To propel you and others to success, look inside for practical and easy tips and exercises that will guide your explorations and conversations.

MyPerformance Guide to Building Workplace Trust

Workplace Trust is a building block to relationships between supervisors and employees. When an employee and supervisor trust each other, they brainstorm and collaborate together, they bring forward their different perspectives, they talk about challenges as well as possible solutions, and they ultimately have better experiences at work and better results. This guide (PDF, 567KB) will define workplace trust, explain why trust matters, and provide resources, supports and best practices for building workplace trust.  This guide also includes a handy worksheet to help you reflect on or prepare for a conversation about trust.

MyPerformance Guide to Assessing Employee Performance

This guide (PDF, 548KB) gives simple, practical tips and tools for measuring employee performance. Learn how to apply the BC Public Service Values and key competencies, use the Descriptive Rating Scale, determine what work your employee is accomplishing and how, give and receive feedback and handle difficult conversations about performance.

MyPerformance Guide to Employee Engagement

The relationship between supervisor and employee is integral to employee engagement; direct, collaborative MyPerformance conversations strengthen that relationship. Employees who are engaged feel connected to their jobs and to the success of the organization. This guide (PDF, 600 KB) outlines best practices, practical tips and strategies for having conversations that promote higher performance and career satisfaction.

MyPerformance Guide to Performance Conversations

Research shows that trusted feedback between supervisors and employees has a great impact on employee engagement, motivation and results. For both employees and supervisors, this guide (PDF, 625KB), provides best practices for having meaningful conversations about performance and development.

MyPerformance Guide to Goal Setting

Learn how to create performance and learning goals that are SMART—specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound—and HARD—heartfelt, animated, required and difficult. This guide (PDF, 914KB) is for both employees and supervisors.

MyPerformance Guide to Employee Recognition

People who feel appreciated are more productive and innovative; the most effective supervisors know that employee recognition is a powerful form of communication. This guide (PDF, 605KB) outlines day-to-day, informal and formal types of recognition, from saying thank-you, to celebrating,  to encouraging peer-to-peer recognition.

MyPerformance Guide to Maximizing Results

This guide (PDF, 1.1MB) helps supervisors link employee performance to organizational performance, and allows employees to connect the work they do to overall business goals. Identify high potential and performance to align with critical work and learn from success.