Help reviewers give better 360 degree feedback

You know that the real value of  360 review is determined by the quality of the feedback on the participant given by reviewers; this is what drives the overall feedback session and leads to the development plan. And yet, helping reviewers give the best feedback isn't always on the radar of companies as they deploy 360 degree feedback across their organisations. So what can you do to help your reviewers? What guidance do you offer those reviewing participants in your 360 programme?…

How Travis Perkins group uses Talent 360 for aspiring store managers

Taking a group of employees who are seen to have the potential to grow, progress and take on a more senior role often calls for a development programme. Clearly, with their baselining, signposting and re-assessment capabilities, 360 degree feedback tools have a role to play in such development programmes.…

How can 360 review software fit with your organisation's culture?

We speak to many HR and L&D people who have become disillusioned with 360 degree feedback. But, they admit, it’s not about 360 per se - but about an assessment that is seen as having little individual relevance, or too time-intensive or as being simply disconnected from the organisation. To get real value from a 360 degree feedback review programme, we know that the assessment, the process and the online tool you use all need to fit how your organisation is structured, its language, its process and its ‘culture’.…

Feeding back 360 and taking action: the real value of a 360 review

Taking part in a 360 review can have immense benefits for a specific employee – and his or her manager, the wider team and the business. But the most valuable part of the ‘process’ (feeding back 360 and taking action) can be the part that's taken for granted or doesn’t get the focus and planning it needs to really get the most from it. …

360 degree feedback hacks

'Hacks' seem to be all the rage at the moment. They offer shortcuts – or tips – to getting things done. We’ve been ‘hacking’ (without even knowing) for years around the 360 degree feedback process! Of course, with hacks in general there’s rarely a quick and easy fix to “unleashing your inner creative beast” or “instantaneously wiping out your to-do list” despite the claims in the email message fields of the mass emails that are offering such hacks!…

Develop coaching competencies using 360 degree feedback

Last week we looked at how 360 can support conflict resolution and, as part of that, we suggested that on-going coaching can support managers to become more effective.…

Can 360 help to spot potential?

Last week we looked at how, by using 360 at the start and end of key L&D interventions, progress can be tracked and ultimately help to show a return on the investment in 360 degree feedback.…

Using 360 to measure ROI of L&D

In our blog post last week, we looked at how information from 360 can be re-used and re-purpose to help pinpoint and focus Learning & Development resource.…

Re-use 360 degree feedback to inform group training needs

Want to re-purpose or re-use 360 degree feedback to go beyond individual development and inform other L&D activities such as defining group training needs? In this series of blogs we'll look at how to re-shape the information your get from your 360 review programme and get greater value from your investment. We still find that 360 is one of the most powerful, insightful and useful development tools that we have at our disposal as HR and L&D specialists and organisations invest a significant amount in getting the right tool, the right questions, supporting individuals in their personal development.  But how can it be used beyond personal development?…

Is your standalone LMS isolating L&D? Using 360 alongside LMS

A standalone Learning Management System or LMS, is a great way to plan, implement, and track what training or learning is being done and by whom. It manages the progress and stores the completion. But is it enough? How do you decide what training or learning or development is needed by an individual in the first place? If you’re using a standalone LMS, how can you be sure that the content you are offering to specific people is actually what they need?…

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