Working in the Communications and Advertising industry for several years, I can tell you diversity is somewhat nonexistent for several reasons which I will discuss later. Most agencies list Diversity and Inclusion as a top priority, but do they really understand the problem or have a strategy?
Performance reviews are a necessary evil in the modern workplace.
Necessary? Yes, indeed. They exist to keep you on track with the company’s objectives, as well as to plan for next year’s strategy. Evil? Only if you don’t put any effort into them.