For employees to succeed, they need to both know what success looks like, and receive regular coaching and feedback on their progress. The Performance and Development Plan (PDP) is a tool for facilitating communication between a supervisor and an employee about:
The PDP is designed to facilitate both performance planning and feedback for a specific performance period. Each new employee should have a performance plan when he or she begins.
WAC 357-37-040 states that employers must use standardized PDP forms or alternate forms approved by the State Human Resources Director. Please contact the Office of the State HR Director at SHRPlanning@ofm.wa.gov for more information about approval of alternate PDP forms.