Every business has short-term and long-term goals as per the vision of the organization. Goals are the defined objectives that employees are expected to achieve in a given period. Employee goals are constructed depending upon their job profile and position. They are the measurable results aligned with the strategies to achieve ultimate success.
The ‘Goal’ as a term is commonly used for both personal and professional aspects of an individual’s life. It allows a person to focus on one objective at a time and let him/her achieve the same at the right time. The same pattern applies in an organization.
The goal-setting procedure must have the SMART criteria aligned that is
S for specific
M for measurable
A for attainable
R for relevant
T for time-bound
These 5 quantifiable factors provide clarity to employees.