Report card time: If you're due for a performance review...

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June 02, 1996

Report card time: If you're due for a performance review, do your own mini-review beforehand, suggests Working Smart, a newsletter from the National Institute of Business Management. Consider the goals set at your last review and be honest with yourself about how many you've met and how well you've done. Identify your own weaknesses, so you can respond if your boss mentions them . When the real review takes place, be sure you have documents that show how much you've achieved. And be prepared to listen carefully to what your boss has to say.

Quick hands: The Food Marketing Institute, a trade group, says supermarkets apprehended more than 276,700 shoplifters last year, an average of about 53 per store. The average value of recovered merchandise per apprehension was $21.46, and the most frequently stolen items were cigarettes, health and beauty care items and meat.

Pub Date: 6/02/96

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