Best Practices for 360 Peer Reviews

Performance reviews are no fun. Whether they’re annual reviews with a manager or 360 peer reviews, they’re unwelcome aspects of any job. Although 360 reviews seem like they would be the perfect complements to standard annual reviews, they have the potential to wreak havoc on morale, productivity and...read more

25 Most Popular Survey Posts of 2011

Last week I shared my favorite feedback management blog posts that fell outside the Top 25 Most Popular Posts of 2011. After crunching the analysis for most read articles, most shared and clicked posts, I've narrowed down our 476+ posts to just the Top 25.Please share your thoughts below on any...read more

Let's Simplify Jargon!

While searching for this week's TedTalk inspiration, this title jumped out at me: Let's Simplify Legal Jargon! I agree 100%. Let's just speak in plain English that's understood by everyone, not just those with law degrees. During this talk, Alan Siegel discusses how difficult it is to understand...read more

The Workplace Question: How to Evaluate Staff Performance

For many managers and owners, figuring out how to evaluate staff performance can be a very challenging task. Depending on the size of the business and how closely workers interact with their managers on a daily basis, staff evaluations can make for an uncomfortable work environment. However, if...read more

Informed Hiring Decisions with Pre-Employment Assessments

Every organization has dealt with the mistake of hiring the wrong candidate. While a candidate can look impressive on paper and have an awesome interview, it can be very challenging to accurately screen potential hires. After all, it's easy to put on a good front for an hour-long interview. Rather...read more

Rethinking Evaluation Forms for Employee Reviews

Not many of us enjoy our annual job performance reviews. Unfortunately, the time of year is upon most of us when we sit down with supervisors and review our work from the past year. There are some things managers can do to make employment review forms more energizing for both your employees and...read more

Use Customer Service Feedback for Employee Assessments

Every organization should ask themselves What is good customer service? and create their own definition for good customer service based on the answer they come up with. Giving customers the opportunity to provide feedback on their customer experience is one way to improve customer service quality,...read more
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