While there are many options for employee performance appraisals, 360 reviews tend to be low on our list of recommended reviews. If you haven't heard of 360 reviews before, you may have heard of this review style as 360 feedback, peer feedback, or multi-directional feedback. In theory, 360 reviews sound like a great option, but realistically this employee review method isn't all it's cracked up to be as it relies too heavily on the opinion of others and doesn't take into account other factors that could affect the review process. If you need an employee performance review process that's reliable and objective, this might not be it.
In the coming weeks, we will be releasing additional blogs relating to review methods as a 3-part blog series on performance appraisal methods. This includes different methods, the objective of employee reviews, and an analysis of 360 reviews. This week, we will key in on five different types of reviews and the pros/cons of each.
Have you ever watched a movie where an intern's sole purpose is to go on coffee runs and complete meaningless tasks? It usually features a frazzled young adult, a callous supervisor, and a series of disasters. The good news is that this representation of interns isn't so accurate anymore as companies are taking advantage of all that interns have to offer and are reaping the benefits. One of the many benefits of an internship program is that it's useful for you and the intern. The intern gains valuable experience while the employer gets to use the internship program as an opportunity for company growth. Here are 6 reasons you should start an internship program!