202.1 - Understand how to improve own performance - Assessment Criteria
1.1 - Explain the purpose and benefits of continuously improving performance at work
By continuously improving your performance at work, you are exceeding your own limitations/performance, learning new skills and producing quality work that meets the high standards of your organisation. Also this means that you are achieving your targets and goals because you are putting more effort into your work if you are achieving your own set goals or goals set by someone else. Not only does this impress your employer and colleagues and it could give you more chance of increasing your income or getting a promotion, it also gives you the motivation you need to proceed with your work. When you complete your work to a high standard of efficiency and effectiveness it will give you a sense of satisfaction, as well as receiving positive feedback from the people around you. So therefore the purpose of constantly improving my own performance at work is to secure my job and prove to everyone around me that you are capable of more responsibilities. It is also to look towards the prospect of being promoted within the company. Benefits of this are of course promotion, the potential of getting bonuses and pay rises. It also means that more experience can be gained in the job role that may be useful in other future job roles, or could lead to a better job if you are improving and learning more each day it will expand your knowledge which could lead to a better job role either within the same company or a new.
1.2 - Explain the purpose and benefits of encouraging and accepting feedback from others
The purpose of encouraging and accepting feedback from others is to inform you of what you are doing correctly and what you are doing incorrectly. For example, if there is a certain way an employer likes something done (text written in a particular font/size, particular folders to be used) and it is not being...