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Reminder: Complete your STEP Finalize Criteria stage by April 30

Your final STEP checkpoint conversation for the 2020-21 performance year is due by April 30. Complete your required actions now.


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STEP appraisals: Updates for the end of 2020-21 and start of 2021-22 performance years

It’s time to prepare for your final STEP checkpoint conversation for the 2020-21 performance year and begin preparing for 2021-22. Here’s what’s expected and when.


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STEP office hours extended indefinitely

Come talk with STEP administrators about your process, system and other questions.


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STEP checkpoint conversations are due Friday. Are you ready?

All employees and managers must complete STEP checkpoint training, conversations and e-performance records by this Friday, Feb. 26. Here’s what you need to know to prepare.


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Tips for having a meaningful STEP checkpoint conversation

Your first STEP checkpoint conversation is on the calendar, you have written out all of your updates and comments — and now you have to prepare for the conversation.


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Get ready for your STEP checkpoint with a refresher on UC’s Core Competencies

When you review your performance as part of your checkpoint conversation, you’ll be asked to review and provide updates on your chosen competencies. Here’s a reminder of what each category means.


Need help with UCOP processes? Show up for office hours.

Here are drop-in hours to get live virtual support on topics that impact your performance, Zoom use and accounting concerns.


5 steps to prepare for your STEP checkpoint conversation

It’s time to prepare for your first STEP checkpoint conversation. Have you completed the training and taken these steps?


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Managers: New workshops for practice giving feedback

Managers need to give feedback as part of the STEP performance appraisal process. New coaching labs will help make this process easier.