Establish SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) to showcase progress.
Highlight accomplishments with data to demonstrate value.
Regularly gather feedback to improve performance and show initiative.
Identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement through self-assessment.
Research and prepare for your appraisal meeting to discuss performance confidently.
Maintain a positive attitude and focus on solutions to overcome challenges.
After the appraisal, follow up with your manager to stay on track towards your goals.