- Jun 8, 2011
Level setting happens at my store but, they try to correct it.
So, if I understand correctly PTL, you believe anyone who gives higher than an E for attendance is, in your opinion, wrong? In that specific category.
I am not upset. Wait ... paranoid ... who said I was upset? If I seem upset, it is because I expect more.
I am just questioning problematic policies and procedures. In the latest issue of Red, titled "Ready, Set, Canada!" page 3, Target celebrates the fact that has been ranked and named a such and such ethical and admired company.
Well, I expect an ethical and self-proclaimed socially responsible company to treat it's employees the same way. And that includes a fair and respectful review system.
If not, then Houston, we have a problem. I stated in my opening remarks that when I asked about this, I got no answer as to what constitutes an O in attendance. I get the uh's and um's of people who themselves don't seem know. If it's a sham, great. Be a stand up person and tell me. I'm a big boy, I can handle that. If it's unattainable, tell me.
If, as you seem to be saying, an O in attendance is not possible unless the reviewer is wrong, then why is it there? How deflating it is to know nothing I can do will ever change this score? By the way, everyone may not know what you think they don't know. How do you know that? Some doe-eyed and less jaded employees may actually think they are having an actual review based on these categories.
Let's compare this to a classroom. The teacher says ... I never give out A's. Nothing you can do would ever justify me giving out an A. You are exepcted to know how to spell. People who spell correctly are common and of average intelligence, therefore, you get a C. Oh, and other teachers who do give A's are wrong to do it. Seems silly doesn't it?
I get the reality of the situation. I understand the basic economics of the company. So, instead of providing fake reviews and unattainable scores, maybe Target should create a truly effective review system. If the local first grade teacher can do it, surely a multi-billion dollar company can. You can do it Target!