Performance evaluations can be described as the necessary evil. most employees and managers dislike the whole process, however, it’s needed to understand the current health of the employees and to determine productivity levels. The goal of a performance evaluation is to give employees feedback on what they are doing right and what needs improvement. Frequent, informal conversations help managers to ensure everyone is staying on task. Whether you need a template, a sample or an example sheet of a written evaluation or if you just need help starting a dialogue about performance with your employees, here are few tips for managers to make the review process easier and less stressful.