How to receive feedback - graciously!

Receiving feedback - whether it's positive or not-so-positive - can be hard to do.  You can feel a range of emotions whether it's praise your getting or less than praise.  To help view, receive and take on board all feedback - and to do this with grace - we've pulled together seven simple rules. …

Not all 360 review systems are the same!

360 degree feedback has been around for decades - and online for a good many years. 360s have become a standard component of the Talent Management strategy. But, for some, little real thought is now given to the software used in this fundamental part of employee and leadership development. And yet, 360 degree feedback software varies so much in its capability and the insight it offers. 360s are certainly not all the same.…

6 reasons why you'd want to use 360 degree feedback with teams

360 degree feedback is traditionally – and widely – used as a way of identifying individual strengths and development needs. It’s used often as part of a leadership or personal development programme, or alongside coaching – but, it seems, it’s rarely used with teams. Why is that?…

Do you know what makes for Good Practice in 360 degree feedback?

When looking at helping your employees focus on their development or for planning learning and development intervention, 360 degree feedback is often the ‘go-to’ tool.  Taking a step back, how is your 360 programme working for you? Are you getting high quality feedback and reviews being given? Are action and development plans being implemented? Is there buy-in across the organisation? Is there more you could be doing to increase what you get from 360?…

The value of open ended questions in 360 degree feedback

In other blog posts, we've looked at making sure the right scales are included in your 360 degree feedback assessment. But what about asking open-ended questions? How get you make the most of these?…

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