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360 Degree Feedback Assessments For Managers

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Jan 30, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Did you know that 360 degree assessments are a great tool to use with your managers?

It’s easy to think that these assessments are only for lower-level, non-managerial employees; however, there’s a subsection of assessments made expressly for the managers in your organization.

In fact, it can be argued that 360 degree feedback may be most needed by your mid- and upper-level leadership.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, employee training, leadership training, 360 assessments, 360 degree feedback


What Is 360 Degree Feedback?

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Mar 27, 2017 12:13:00 PM

When you’re deciding to assess your employees, 360 degree feedback can prove to be helpful, particularly when you’re looking to improve upon your employees' strengths and improvement areas.

This sort of feedback style has been around for a while and has been used to support traditional forms of evaluation.

With 360 degree feedback you can give your employees quality feedback from a variety of perspectives.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, employee training, leadership training, 360 assessments, 360 degree feedback


Leveraging 360 Degree Training To Align Performance Goals And Values

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Mar 4, 2017 10:09:30 AM

So, you've started to see the merits of 360 degree training, and your organization is now embarking upon a path of using this training method.

You understand its benefits and are beginning to enjoy them in your company.

However one of the benefits that’s not often considered is that 360 degree training can be instrumental in aligning the performance goals and values of your employees with those of your organization.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, employee training


How To Increase Employee Accountability In The Workplace

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Feb 28, 2017 9:06:51 AM

No matter what industry you're in, employee accountability is important.

In fact, when polled, 91% of respondents stated that accountability is one of the most important things they’d like to see in their workplace.

On the flip side, 82% of those respondents felt that they have no power to hold anyone accountable in the workplace.

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Topics: Employee Development, Employee management, employee training


How 360 Degree Training Can Improve Individual Development

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Feb 13, 2017 5:17:56 PM

When you think about it, 360 degree training makes sense. However, many people in leadership, HR and talent development, don’t know what 360 degree training is or they don't fully understand how to apply it.

Let’s take a moment to examine 360 degree training: what it is and what it can do if executed properly...

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, employee training, leadership training


How To Identify High-Quality Management Training Systems

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Jan 12, 2017 8:56:30 AM

With the professional and personal growth of employees in your hands, you have a lot of responsibility - not just to your company but to the people within it. Of course the development of your employees is important, particularly with the influx of millennials into the workplace.

In fact, one source states that 35% of millennials feel that quality employee training and development programs are one of the most desirable qualities in the workplace. Having a high-quality training program is a desirable thing; however, the lack of such a program can cause trouble. According to go2HR40% of workers leave their positions in the first year due to poor workplace training.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, Millennial Development, employee training, leadership training


Improving Customer Service Through Training Videos

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Sep 20, 2016 2:20:00 PM

Customer service matters. Even in our time of technology, convenience and competition among several companies offering the same product, customer service matters. Some would argue that it matters more now than in the past especially because of competition.

No matter the product or service, you can count on other companies to compete for consumers along with you, and there will always be someone who offers your product cheaper, faster and with more perks than you. When that happens, you must find a way to set yourself above the rest. Customer service is a great way to do that.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, Millennial Development, Customer service, employee training, training videos


10 Ways To Implement Workplace Ethics Training

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Sep 13, 2016 12:48:00 PM

You’ve decided to start an ethics training program, and now you’re trying to figure out ways to implement it. You must consider your employees’ available time as well as the costs to your organization.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, Millennial Development, Conflict management, employee training, training videos, leadership training


5 Leadership Training Videos You Need For A More Unified Workplace

Posted by Paul O'Keefe on Sep 6, 2016 8:48:00 AM

It's a fact: Employees want to work for organizations that offer quality professional development. One long-term study found that 74% of workers polled wanted more professional development in their place of employment. They felt they weren’t meeting their full potential in the workplace because of a lack of professional development.

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Topics: Employee Development, leadership development, Employee management, Millennial Development, Conflict management, employee training, training videos, leadership training


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