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Talent Advancement Program (TAP) Mid-Year Reviews Launch Soon

October 19, 2023

As part of the Talent Advancement Program (TAP), mid-year performance reviews will launch in Workday on Monday, November 13, 2023 and must be completed by Friday, December 8, 2023.

TAP Mid-Year Review Training is available for Managers and Staff and will cover new improvements to the program in response to feedback, the Fall 2023 timeline for completing mid-year performance reviews, how to provide and receive continuous feedback and how to make the most of the performance review process.

Job Aids are available to locate performance reviews in workday. For more information please visit the TAP Website or contact us at or 781-736-4474. For a full list of upcoming trainings, please visit the HR Training Website.

TAP (Talent Advancement Program) Update

October 5, 2023

The TAP (Talent Advancement Program) mid-year review process for staff will begin in November. More information will be provided but for now, please visit the TAP Website for general information and resources or contact the Office of Human Resources.

Additional TAP Annual Performance Review Training Sessions and Annual Merit Compensation Training

April 20, 2023

Additional Annual Performance Review Trainings have been added and Human Resources is offering Annual Merit Compensation Training for managers and salary planners* to convey important information about the upcoming 2023 Staff Salary Increase Program.

*Salary planners are individuals who enter salary increases on behalf of faculty, Deans, or department heads.

Please visit the TAP Website for more information. 

TAP Website Updates and Annual Performance Review Trainings

April 6, 2023

Additional resources have been posted on the TAP Website including the Annual Performance Review questions, SMART Goals Worksheet, and updated FAQs. 

Anyone who has not yet attended, please register for Annual Performance Review Training. 

Annual Performance Review Process Underway

March 23, 2023

As we have been communicating, Brandeis is implementing the Talent Advancement Program (TAP) for staff. TAP is a positive step forward in our commitment to foster a culture of engagement and to support staff professional development and career growth at Brandeis. Performance review staff self-assessments opened in Workday on March 22, 2023 and annual performance reviews are due no later than May 19, 2023.

Training for Managers and Staff is underway. If you have not attended TAP Annual Performance Review Training, please sign up for an upcoming session. Please note that additional trainings were recently added. 

Annual Performance Review Training is Available

March 9, 2023

As part of Brandeis’ ongoing commitment to enhancing employee engagement and supporting our Talent Advancement Program (TAP), we are delighted to announce the start of our annual performance review process training. Training will cover an overview of the program, performance review cycle, timeline for annual performance reviews, how to conduct the annual review, how to engage in and support a growth mindset work environment and make the most of the performance review process. The deadline for the annual review completion is May 19.

To register, please visit the HR website: Annual Performance Review Training For Managers and Staff. 

TAP Project Communications

Year-End/Annual Performance Cycle — Important Information

March 22, 2023

The Office of Human Resources shared important information about our TAP Mid-Year Review outcomes as well as the TAP Year-End/Annual Performance Review Process in the March 22, 2023 email to the Brandeis community.
2022 Mid-Year Review Process Open in Workday

November 14, 2022

The mid-year review process officially launched for staff and managers to complete their self-evaluation and manager review.

Please check your Workday inbox today to confirm that you have the task. If you do not have a 2022 mid-year review task in your Workday inbox, you are not required to participate in this process.

Training/drop-in sessions and job aids are available to support this process through January 2023. Please visit the Talent Advancement Program (TAP) website for schedules or to download job aids.

Talent Advancement Program Update

October 24, 2022

The Office of Human Resources provided information on the required mid-year review, available in Workday starting November 14, 2022 in a October 24, 2022 email (pdf) to the Community, including mid-year review requirements, training, timing and resources.
Announcing the Brandeis Talent Advancement Program (TAP), a Reimagined Continuous Performance Management Process for Staff

September 7, 2022

Brandeis announced the implementation of the Brandeis Talent Advancement Program (TAP) in a September 7, 2022 email (pdf) to the Community. The program represents a positive step forward in our commitment to foster a culture of engagement and to support staff professional development and career growth at Brandeis.