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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

3 Tips for Implementing Crowd-Sourced Feedback in Performance Review

What is Crowd-Sourced Feedback? Crowd-sourced feedback is really the first performance management practice that has been driven by technology. This practice encourages feedback sharing across employees at all levels (i.e., upward, downward, peer-peer).
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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

Building a Culture of Feedback Requires Performance Feedback Skills

Continuous, Open Performance Feedback is Becoming the Norm Gone are the days of the top-down, annual performance review. Organizations continue to open the performance feedback and evaluation process to invite participation from employees at all levels in the organization. This is now becoming the new normal and it offers a variety of benefits to employees and leaders. At the same time, it makes skills in providing helpful performance feedback a requirement for the entire talent pool…not just managers. Without these skills, the quality of the feedback will be limited and employees won’t get the feedback they need to develop and enhance their performance.
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

4 Benefits of Using Peer Appraisal in Employee Performance Reviews

Peer Review Enhances Traditional Performance Appraisal One of the many strategies that organizations are using to enhance the traditional performance appraisal process is to incorporate feedback from multiple sources. Traditional performance appraisals that simply rely on manager ratings tend to focus on outcomes or individual achievements. As a result, the collaborative work that individuals do on a daily basis made be overlooked.
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Social Performance Management Goes Mainstream in 2012

"Social" has transformed our world! Are we ready to go social when it comes to employee performance management?
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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

Deal Us In: Everyone Wants in on the Performance Appraisal Process Action

As our clients gear up for the year-end performance appraisal process, we are frequently asked whether other stakeholders should participate in the feedback process. As more and more managers are taking on a larger span of control they often have less of a direct opportunity to observe the performance of each and every employee throughout the year. As you can imagine, this situation can result in a less-than-meaningful performance appraisal discussion. Add to this the fact that more employees are working in a team environment and therefore have the perfect opportunity to observe the performance of their peers and provide valuable feedback on strengths and development areas.
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HR SOFTWARE

Crowdsourcing and Curating the Performance Evaluation Process

Human Resources has jumped on the crowdsourcing bandwagon - leveraging a unique form of the social phenomenon to create better Performance Evaluations. Crowdsourcing was originally coined by Wired Magazine in 2006 Wired and typically refers to businesses involving a community of anonymous people to achieve a particular task, collaborate on a specific project, or solve a challenging issue. Leveraging a crowd for business tasks that have traditionally only involved one or two employees has the benefit of enhancing decision-making and idea generation as diversified opinions, perspectives and expertise are contributed.  
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360 DEGREE FEEDBACK

Select Smart: How to Choose 360 Degree Feedback Raters.

One of the key benefits of 360 degree feedback is the ability to gain perspective from a wide variety of sources.  As a result, the selection of raters for 360 degree feedback is important to ensure the acceptance of feedback and ownership over future development. 
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