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Toolkits

DePaul University recognizes and invests in employees whose exceptional talents, commitment and contributions shape a learning and work environment that furthers our mission and vision. Human Resources provides support and professional development opportunities through consultations, e-Learning modules, on the job and classroom trainings and now just in time job aids known as toolkits.

The manager and employee resources below can help you establish your own library of toolkits to handle workplace situations as they arise.

Manager Toolkits

Performance Issue Root-Cause Diagnostic
Use the root-cause diagnostic tool to help you correctly assess your employee’s performance issues or weaknesses.

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Performance Appraisal Checklist
This tool is designed to serve as a starting point as you seek to lead a constructive and productive discussion of your direct report’s performance and any follow up steps.

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Manager Guide for Improving Employee Engagement
This tool will help you identify what actions you should take to improve the performance of your direct reports and increase the likelihood that the high performers on your team will stay with the organization.

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Conducting a Goal-Setting Discussion
Use this tool as a guide to help drive the conversation with your direct reports about goal setting.

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Employee Toolkits

Smart Goals
This guide has been designed to help you create effective and attainable smart goals.

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Do's and Don'ts of Self Assessment
Tips on how to effectivey assess your performance.

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Action Steps to a Successful Self Assessment
Utilize this tool prior to your self assessment in order to write a well articulated performance appraisal. 

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Self Assessment Worksheet

Utilze this tool prior to completing your performance appraisal to ensure you have considered the major contributing factors to your overall performance.   

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