360 Degree Techniques-- Applicable to More Than Just Performance Evaluations!

Soliciting feedback from peers, subordinates and superiors is a common approach used by resource managers to augment their evaluation of staff performance. If used consistently, it is one way of encouraging employees to hopefully become a good team player. This same practice can be applied to two common hiring activities: reference checks and interviews. Reference checks are often poorly executed. While a past manager is assumed to be able to provide supporting evidence of a candidate's...
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