10 ways to make performance reviews more effective

A solid, robust and effective performance review makes the difference between a tickbox exercise and a way of working which really adds value to the business.  Our top 10 tips follow. Avoid the ‘once-a-year’ review. Whilst regular 1-to-1 meetings may happen, weekly or monthly, aim to have the more formal, meetings bi-annually, or quarterly. Make sure there are no surprises.  Don’t let the formal performance discussion be the time that the…

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Making sense of 360 degree feedback information

Not surprisingly, we firmly believe in the power of 360 degree feedback.  But we also recognise that real value is only gained when the feedback is understood, accepted and acted upon by the recipient. The role of a feedback facilitator is therefore pivotal and indeed, anecdotal evidence from our clients strongly points towards a face-to-face feedback session as being the most valuable part of a 360 review, a critical element…

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Get ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show

We’re getting ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show taking place at Olympia London on the 30 April and 1 May. We attend as an exhibitor each year showcasing our latest talent management software, and we’re fortunate to meet lots of great people and have really valuable conversations. If you’re intending to attend, either as a conference delegate or an exhibition visitor, we’ve learned that people get the most…

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