Manage performance and development like a boss.

As a learning organization, our philosophy is to regularly engage team members to create a strong continuous feedback loop to coach, learn, and recognize performance. Below are the four elements of performance management at Fairview, all supported by Talent Connect, our performance management system.


Message of the Month: What is a goal?

It’s March 2021 – time to focus on goals.

Let’s start by aligning on what a goal is. To help facilitate that, we’ve created two new resources for leaders and employees on organizational goals and individual development goals.

What is a Goal? PowToon video

What is a Goal? Infographic

Resource Guides 

Talent Connect Leader Resource GuideLooking for guidance on completing a performance review form or entering goals? This resource guide will walk you through everything you need to do in Talent Connect. 

Talent Connect Employee Resource Guide: This guide breaks down everything employees need to know, including the performance evaluation and ratings scale, how to access Talent Connect, steps for entering goals, and the performance management Acknowledgement process. 


Click on any of the tabs below to find additional resources that will help you navigate the performance management process. 

2021 SMART Goal Team Discussion GuideLeaders can use this to engage their teams in a discussion about setting individual development goals using the SMART model.

2021 Entering Goals in Talent Connect: Your step-by-step guide for entering & cascading goals in Talent Connect.

2021 Goal Setting FAQs


In 2020, we’re welcoming to our colleagues at Range and Ebenezer to Talent Connect! Here are some additional resources you may find useful.  

Own Your Success: Performance Management Information Video (4 min): This short video for employees helps clarify their role in their development and the three areas in which they are evaluated and rated.

Developing Performance – Everything to Know About Performance Management: A PowerPoint presentation on Performance Reviews, Goals, and the Talent Connect System.


Please note:  Ebenezer is an affiliate of MHealth Fairview and therefore, Ebenezer employees follow the Fairview Commitments which help guide our behaviors in order to achieve our mission and vision.

Please take a look at the Quick Guide above for additional information.

Performance Management FAQs for Leaders

Performance Management FAQs for Employees

Goal Setting FAQs: All your frequently asked questions about setting goals.

Performance Review Form Template: Use this template to start completing performance review forms. Then, simply cut and paste into Talent Connect.

Performance Management Rating Descriptions: A break down of ratings and what they mean in each of the three areas.

Performance Management Feedback: A helpful guide for leaders on giving and receiving feedback.

Self-Evaluation Template: Although a self-evaluation isn’t required, you can use this template if you’d like to complete one.

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