Goals

About Work Goals

Work goals...

  • are usually brief statements
  • used to insure managers and employees clearly understand priorities and responsibilities
  • make clear the desired results
  • are aligned with department goals and job description
  • can include day-to-day work
  • should be "SMART"
    • Specific
    • Measurable
    • Agreed upon (and achievable)
    • Relevant
    • Time bound
  • can be modified, added and/or deleted during the year as needed

About Development Goals

Development goals...

  • are usually brief statements
  • are based on discussions between a manager and employee concerning the employee's current performance and career goals
  • are tied to departmental or Institute needs
  • may focus on improving the employee's performance in his/her current position
  • may focus on preparing the employee for the next step in his/her MIT career
  • may include activities other than training (e.g., special projects, committee assignments, mentoring relationships
  • should be "SMART"
  • can be modified, added and/or deleted during the year as needed

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