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Reviewing the review

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Many managers have long wished they could chuck the formal performance review, but until very recently, no alternatives to the replace that clunky, corporate institution seemed viable. However, a number of employers have begun dropping the annual sit-down in favor of more frequent, less-formal meetings. Fulfilling the needs of Gen Y workers for continuous feedback is what’s driving the change, according to one NPR report, but workers of all ages say they welcome the shift.

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