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Puget Sound Focus on Interim Review
can help with Close-Out
SEATTLE – A member calls a Council Rep about a meeting with his manager. The member knows the Performance
Management Close-Out looks grim, but isn’t
sure how he got there.
There’s a better way to avoid this scenario by asking questions and seeking clarity in the Interim
You’ve probably already discussed the business
goals and objectives in your PM Define meeting
with your manager. You may have even discussed
what your manager needs to see for a rating that
‘meets,’ ‘exceeds’ or ‘far exceeds.’
Take the time to measure your progress and ask
your manager for clarity on what is expected for
the rating you seek at your Close-Out.
Tips to help with the PM Interim Review:
• Be prepared – Review your Define,
particularly what your manager expects for
you to meet expectations. Check the com-petencies’ descriptions for your job code
and skill level.
• Ask questions – If you don’t understand
something or need help seeing a clear
path to meeting goals, ask for clarity.
• Take notes – Your notes can help with
capturing specific action items and help serve
as a reminder leading up to the Close-Out.
• Follow up – Send a brief summary of
your Interim and ask for confirmation
or clarification, if there’s disagreement.
If you need more time, schedule another
meeting with your manager.
Although there are no guarantees with the PM
process, having a meaningful conversation with
your manager and confirming the discussion can
go a long way toward a successful Close-Out.
Attend and/or request a lunchtime meeting
training in the workplace. SPEEA Contract
Administrator Steve Spyridis provides an overview of the process with ways to help you manage
it. He also shares lessons learned, as a former
Boeing engineer, and gives insight into how it
connects to your retention rating and raises. Ask
your Council Rep to schedule with Spyridis at
Tuesday, July 7, at 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 16, at 4:30 p.m.
Northwest Golf Tournament
Saturday, July 18, at 9 a.m.
Hawks Prairie, Lacey
Northwest Membership Activities Committee
New-Hire BBQ at Golden Gardens Park
Sunday, July 19, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Golden Gardens, Seattle
Northwest New Hire Committee
Early/Mid-Career Financial Planning 101
Thursday, July 23, at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 30, at 5 p.m.
Ed Wells 101
Thursday, July 30, at 11:30 a.m.
WebEx (virtual) – sign up at
Financial Planning 101 for early/mid career
Tuesday, July 21, from 5 to 7 p.m.
SPEEA Wichita office
Discount tickets for the Loony Bin*
Refreshments provided - RSVP: email@example.com
Friday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Live at 215/The Loony Bin with
Comedian John Wesley Lawson
Pre-purchase discount tickets ($7.50 each) at SPEEA
Learn more about SPEEA
SPEEA contract administrators and mem- bers present a fast-paced overview of pay, benefits, contractissues andretirement topics.
Learn how to tap into salary chart data and find out
how Ed Wells Partnership, a joint SPEEA/Boeing
program, can help advance your career.
Tukwila: Tuesday, July 7, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Everett: Thursday, July 16, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Food is provided – RSVP where you plan to
attend and note dietary restrictions.
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call (425) 355-2883
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