Most managers struggle writing a performance review. This is especially true for managers who are managing large teams and only give performance reviews on an annual basis. It's important to be fair and not to give a review based on personal preference. It can be quite the daunting task and managers often skim through the review, without adding any meaningful or constructive feedback. Often companies will use the archai annual performance review because they do not know what else to implement. most managers do not know their employees because assessing someone who you do not work directly with makes it difficult to rate their behaviours and performances.