Category Archives: 360 Assessments

Performance Review Story on NPR

On my way to work on Tuesday, I listened to an interesting NPR segment on Performance Reviews (and how they aren’t working for many organizations).   With so many companies entrenched in continuing the performance review process, we believe that the … Continue reading

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360 Feedback Programs in Organizations – 2014

Each summer, SurveyConnect sends out a survey to our clients, business associates, and LinkedIn connections to gather information that we think would be of interest to these groups (and ourselves).  In previous years, we have built a business reading list … Continue reading

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Competency Benchmark Survey Results

When we work with clients on their 360s and employee surveys, we typically discuss how to collect feedback on the competencies that will help their organization grow and succeed. Over time, we have gathered a lot of anecdotal information on … Continue reading

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Introduction to a 360-Degree Report

Once someone has gone through the 360 degree feedback process, it is helpful for them to have an introduction on how to review their report.  There are some general concepts that we can share that work with all types of … Continue reading

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SurveyConnect Normative 360 Feedback Competency Analysis

Customers occasionally ask for normative data for their 360 degree feedback deployments.  They want to see how the responses provided for their leaders compare to leaders in other organizations.  Is there consistency between their leaders and leaders in other organizations?  … Continue reading

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How many questions should a 360 assessment have?

Clients sometimes ask for input in designing a 360 assessment.  Two of their favorite questions are: How many questions should an assessment have? How many of those questions should be open-ended?

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360s: Levels of Assessments

Should all participants in a 360 feedback process be rated on the same set of questions? Some clients have all participants (people being rated) rated on one set of questions; other have many sets of questions based upon the participant’s … Continue reading

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For HR Consultants

While we work directly with many in-house customers on their 360 degree assessments, we also work with many consulting organizations on their 360 degree assessment projects.  If 360 assessments are a primary offering, we can provide the technology to deploy … Continue reading

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Frequently asked questions regarding a 360 degree feedback program

When you are implementing a 360 degree feedback process it can be helpful, especially for first-timers, to provide an FAQ document for the participants and raters that will be asked to participate in the deployment.

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The 360-Degree Feedback Process De-Brief

When providing a 360 report to a participant (person being rated), an attachment explaining the report can be helpful.  It provides consistency of interpretation amongst participants, and can be a reference even after an in-person de-briefing process.  Here is one … Continue reading

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