Category: Feedback / Evaluation

While feedback and evaluation might be more of a human resources task, how that feedback is gathered, and the best way to conduct evaluations can often be improved with training.


7 Sources of Employee Feedback You Should Explore ASAP

As a learning and development (L&D) professional, you’re probably aware of how important it is to share feedback with employees regarding their performance. But it’s also important that you receive feedback from them, too, regarding their learning experiences and preferences. Otherwise, you could wind up implementing L&D and training initiatives that yield consistently low returns […]


Deconstructing the Career Conversation

A variety of companies have realized the importance of creating a learning culture—one that values continuous learning as an ingredient for success for both the organization and the employee. In fact, “the single biggest driver of business impact is the strength of an organization’s learning culture,” says Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by […]


Pros and Cons of Employee Self-Assessments

Both employees and managers perform better when they receive regular feedback, and employees state that they desire more feedback from their bosses, leading many organizations to get rid of their annual employee performance reviews or supplement them with more regular forms of employee feedback, like employee self-assessments.


Effectively Offering Financial Incentives to Employees

Since the early 2000s, seminal studies have revealed that employees aren’t actually motivated by compensation and financial incentives alone, although they both help some. But still, most Human Resources managers and learning and development professionals believe that to retain employees and keep them engaged, they must pay them more or offer them more ways to […]


How Does Continuous Performance Management Work

In a previous post, we discussed the results of the State of Continuous Performance Management Survey. The survey results showed significant reductions in some of the negative impacts of only performing annual reviews when companies instead utilized what is known as continuous performance management.


Continuous Performance Management vs. Annual Review

Feedback is crucial to employee development, both to reinforce positive behaviors and to address and correct negative behaviors. Additionally, regular feedback is important in helping employees advance in their careers within the organization. Unfortunately, many organizations continue to limit their formal employee feedback to an annual review.