Definition of Calibration Session

A meeting that takes place during an employee performance review cycle at a company. This meeting is typically held with managers and supervisors who are responsible for evaluating employee performance and assigning ratings. The purpose of the session is to ensure consistency and equity among the ratings given by different managers. During the session, participants discuss each employee's performance and agree on a rating that is consistent with their individual assessments.

Example: The managers scheduled a calibration session to review the performance ratings for all their direct reports.

Variations: calibrations, performance review calibration

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The definition for "Calibration Session" was last updated in 2023.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Date: 04/24/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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