Initiate Appraisal

The Initiate appraisal functionality allows you to initiate the appraisal manually. You can select the appraisal plan and the employees for whom the appraisal needs to be initiated.

To initiate appraisal form, you need to:

  1. Log into the system as HR Manager/ HR Admin.
  2. Go to Manage >> Performance management >> Manage processes>> Initiate appraisal process link.

    The Initiate Appraisal Process page appears, as shown in Figure 1.

    The page allows you to select the appraisal plan that you want to initiate.

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     Figure 1

  3. Select the appraisal plan that you want to initiate from the Select a plan for initiation of Appraisal dropdown, as shown in Figure 2.

    The related fields displaying the appraisal plan details appear.

    The Employees applicable field is already populated with a list of senior manager group that was selected in the appraisal plan.


    If you have not selected any group in the Applies to dropdown while creating a new plan, the list will be blank.


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     Figure 2

  4. Add more employees to the selected list by specifying the name of the employee in the Enter Name field and the clicking (+) icon or remove employees from the selected list by selecting an employee and clicking (-) icon.

    You can use advanced search to select all the employees together or find the names of the employees. To know more about using Advanced Search, click Advanced Search.

  5. Click Initiate.

    A confirmation message to initiate the appraisal for the selected list of employees appear, as shown in Figure 3.

  6. Click OK.

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     Figure 3

    The appraisal is initiated for a list of employees appearing in the selected list and the status message for each employee’s appraisal initiation in front of each employee’s name. If the signed off goalsheet does not exist for certain employees then the appraisal will not be initiated for those employees and the status message suggesting the same appears, as shown in Figure 4.


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     Figure 4

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Appraisal-Employee Access

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