In order to attract and retain high-performers, employees should participate in an ongoing process that is designed to keep them engaged in their jobs and proactive and focused on their development beyond the first 90 days, and even the first year after hire or transfer.

The following are recommended strategies and actions that may be implemented for the employee following their first 90 days and through their first year in the position:

ActionMonths 4-6Months 7-9Months 10-12
Schedule and conduct 120 day manager meeting to review progress of employee towards performance expectations/goalsX  
Review and implement professional development opportunitiesX  
Conduct mid-year evaluation [link] X 
Conduct annual performance evaluation [link]  X