Probation periods give you the opportunity to assess new recruits on the job.
It’s common for employers to discover, a few weeks into the employment relationship, that new hires don’t deliver the skills or performance they promised at interview, have poor timekeeping or attendance, or are a bad fit in terms of personality or organisational culture. Probationary periods allow you to manage the relationship more flexibly, so you can address problems before agreeing on a full contract.
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Probation review form template
This serves as a guide to some of the areas which may require clarification to foster a conclusive evaluation of performance since the appointment of an individual to a particular position.
This is a two way interview where both parties must fully express themselves and ensure that the other gains a clear and understanding of what is being said.
Understanding whether the employee fits in to the culture of the organisation is vital, so it is recommended that an assessment of their performance against Core Values is also reviewed.