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As a Manager

DePaul's Staff Performance Appraisal documentation can be found in BlueSkyDePaul's system for finance and human resources applications. 

The easiest way to find answers about completing Performance Appraisal tasks in BlueSky is to use the BlueSky Help Tool:  
  1. After you log into BlueSky, you will see a small red rectangular icon on your BlueSky homepage.   
  2. Click on the icon, and type in the topic that you need help with. (For example, type “Performance” or “Enter Goals.”)   
  3. The BlueSky Help tool will then offer pop ups to guide you through the system to help you complete your task.  

Additional training options:  
  • Recorded training session provides an overview of completing performance appraisal documentation in BlueSky.  
  • Video guide details how to complete the evaluation of employee goals in the performance form. (Note: This video is visual only.)  
  • PDF guides that illustrate how to add a new goal, approval a goal, or evaluate employee goals
  • DePaul's Management Foundations series covers Goal Setting and Maintenance, the Performance Appraisal Process, and Ongoing Feedback and Coaching. Sign up by going to​, navigating to the Learning tile and then searching for any of the session topics.

Important Note:
If a Performance Improvement Plan is under consideration, the manager should consult with Employee Relations prior to completing the performance appraisal process. Please see the Employee Relations section for more information.