RTR Employee User Guide, How to use RTR as an Employee, 'Real-Time Reviews'
What exactly is RTR?
RTR stands for Real-Time Reviews. This is your way to engage and communicate with your manager, to request reviews, and to leave feedback for your manager on HRLocker.
HRLocker believes in open and transparent workplaces so we have built a review system that allows two-way communication between employees and managers.
How do I access RTR?
That's easy. If RTR is enabled for your company, just click on the RTR button on the black ribbon!
If your manager has not scheduled any review for you, your screen will look like this
If you like, you can schedule a review with your manager by clicking the green button, selecting the review type, choosing a date and a time, and pressing the Confirm button. This will generate an email to your manager asking them to accept, or reschedule the review.
Pressing Confirm will save the review and you will now see that this review is in your timeline. Because you only have one review now, this is automatically in focus.
My Manager has scheduled a review with me. What do I do?
If your Manager has scheduled a review with you, You will see this review in your timeline. Check the date and time, and if you're available, press the Accept button.
Your manager will get an email saying the review has been accepted. if you're not free, you can reschedule and your manager will be emailed with the new proposed time.
You can type comments or upload documents, images, or video files to the review. These can be updated or removed later at any point prior to completing the review.
Now that the review is created, what do I do now?
Here is your first review. You can see the review type, and the date and time in the green box
The Colour of the box in the Timeline is coded to tell you the status of the review:
- Pink is Incomplete. This means the review has passed it's scheduled time and is waiting for your manager to complete their part of the review
- Blue is 'Awaiting Feedback'. This means your manager has completed the review and it is now your turn to complete your feedback. When you provide this feedback, the review will be ready to complete.
- Green is a review scheduled in the future. You can enter comments and save them or upload documents that may be relevant to your conversation with your manager
- Grey is a complete review, no further action is required. This will be displayed in a summary view
We can see below a review that a Manager has completed and it's waiting for employee feedback.
You just need to enter your comments in each of the tabs and provide a rating (this option might not be available depending on your company policy)
Once you have saved your comments and uploaded any documentation or files you need, you can press the complete button.
The complete button will not be available unless the Manager has already completed the review and the review is colored blue for 'Awaiting feedback'
If the complete button is still not available, check that you have added comments to all the tabs and provided a rating, and make sure that the review has been accepted (If not, press the Accept button)
Once the review is complete, it is preserved in your timeline.
When a review is complete, is displayed in a summary display format like the screenshot below
If you have multiple reviews in your timeline, you can click on any review to bring it into focus. Scrolling left will show older reviews. Any reviews that require attention (eg: if they are overdue and incomplete) will be given priority in your timeline)