Category Archives: Employee Development

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Leveraging Assessment Data

Posted on February 24, 2020
Many, many, moons ago, working at my first job out of college, I was promoted to first line supervisor. The company location had 300 employees working two shifts. Each shift had 90+ associates, 3-4 supervisors, a couple of managers and at times the director all working the same shift on the same floor. We had one shared office for managers and I never worked a shift without a manager on ...Read More

6 Benefits Of 180 Degree Feedback

Posted on April 12, 2019
Looking to revamp your organization's employee performance appraisal method? It can be difficult to pinpoint what type of feedback is most valuable both for your employee and their development and for your organization's planning purposes. Understanding The Benefits Of 180 Degree Feedback For many companies, a 180 degree format--that is, a review that solicits feedback from employees' managers and the employees themselves--can offer a multitude of benefits over alternative methods. ...Read More
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Can 360 Assessments Help Your Hospital?

Posted on April 4, 2019
Your hospital relies on nurse managers and administrative leaders. These individuals keep departments running efficiently, ensure patient satisfaction, and allow your hospital to grow. Because leaders are so important, invest in regular assessments. Give your leaders the insights they need to create and implement a personal and professional development strategy that equips them to perform to their full potential. (more…)
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The Cost Of A 180 Degree Leadership Assessment

Posted on March 29, 2019
Leadership assessments are designed to improve the effectiveness of supervisors, managers, executives, and other leaders within your organization. Ultimately, the end result should be a return on your investment, which brings up the question, what is the cost of a 180 degree leadership assessment? 180 Degree Leadership Assessment Cost (more…)

What Is A 180 Degree Assessment?

Posted on March 28, 2019
Performance assessments can be stressful. Traditionally, no one likes giving or receiving such an appraisal, and many view the process as unnecessary. Implementing a system of 180 degree assessments, however, provides a more well-rounded approach to the performance review process and can serve to improve communication, morale and--yes--performance. Understanding the "Degrees" of Performance Appraisals For those unfamiliar with the lingo, understanding exactly what a 180 degree assessment takes into account ...Read More
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5 Things Companies Do Wrong During 180 Assessments

Posted on February 25, 2019
When used well, 180 degree assessments can provide a wealth of information to managers and employees. This information can help you become more effective in fulfilling your workplace duties while also informing succession planning. When not used well, 180 degree assessments are often less effective. For this reason, it’s important to identify common mistakes companies and employees make when using these assessments. By identifying these mistakes, companies can avoid them ...Read More
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What Is A 180 Degree Performance Appraisal?

Posted on February 8, 2019
Implementing an effective performance appraisal system is key for meeting a wide range of organizational goals, from employee retention to talent development. Understanding the best type of performance appraisal for your organizational needs as well as how to overcome the traditional barriers to effective performance assessments, however, can be challenging. For many companies and positions, a 180 degree performance appraisal can be the most productive and constructive form of performance ...Read More

180 Degree Feedback For Managers

Posted on December 17, 2018
When most people think of 180 degree assessments, they typically think of them as a way to help low-level employees who may be out of line. The truth is these assessments are useful for anyone at any level of an organization, including managers. While 360 degree assessments provide a full range of feedback from everyone a manager interacts with, a 180 degree evaluation can still be valuable in that it ...Read More
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What’s The Difference Between A 360 And 180 Leadership Assessment?

Posted on November 8, 2018
Accurately assessing the skill and aptitude of the leaders in your organization is critical for a wide range of applications, from determining who to promote to developing those with leadership potential to carrying out succession planning.  Implementing a leadership assessment system that can identify your organization's leaders and help boost the leadership skills of your employees is crucial for meeting these goals--but what is the most effective form of leadership ...Read More
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The Strengths & Weaknesses of Today’s Emerging Leaders

Posted on September 28, 2018
Ideals of what it means to be an effective leader have evolved significantly over the last decade, as has the nature of the workplace. Emerging leaders are developing very quickly to fulfill the kinds of roles they’ll have in the near future, which in many cases is a good thing. The ability to learn and adapt quickly has become vital to our current society, and leaders who possess those strengths ...Read More