Category Archives: 360 Assessments
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 figure out their action … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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.