Category Archives: 360 Assessments

360 Feedback Benchmarks by Competencies

360 Feedback Benchmarks by Compentencies 360 Feedback Benchmarks by Competencies I have been interested in understanding if there is some consistency in the 360 feedback ratings amongst all of our customers who deploy 360 assessments.  Since each of our customers … Continue reading

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360 Assessments: Reviewing Open-Ended Responses

360 Assessments: Reviewing Comments Every once in a while, clients ask: Can we review the open-ended responses in case we feel that some are inappropriate and need to be deleted? My response is that in our years of deploying assessments, … Continue reading

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Considerations for Rating Changes

Considerations for Rating Changes Clients ask me how often should 360s be done on a person. I think the best answer is somewhere between 12 – 18 months.  This gives enough time for the participant (the person being rated) to … Continue reading

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Performance Review Story on NPR

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 … Continue reading

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360 Feedback Programs in Organizations – 2014

360 Feedback Programs in Organizations 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 … 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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