Tag: feedback

Open Feedback with Mike Carden (article and Podcast)

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second “Open feedback encourages micro-actions. Responding to feedback at an individual level shows people that their feedback has value. And these micro-course-corrections can have a huge cumulative impact on the business.” - Michael Carden   Note: We’ve got a great article & podcast combination today featuring Joyous Co-founder, Mike Carden. We start with Mike’s article on open feedback and roll…

Is All Feedback Good Feedback?

Five things you need to ask yourself before you give an employee feedback Every HR conference and article has been filled with content on the importance of “creating a feedback culture.” We are taught that very little can improve the employee/employer relationship more than timely and honest performance feedback. I think there is a lot of truth in this. We all need insight about…

Open Feedback Works

“Open feedback encourages micro-actions. Responding to feedback at an individual level shows people that their feedback has value. And these micro-course-corrections can have a huge cumulative impact on the business.” – Michael Carden   Employee feedback is traditionally collected through anonymous surveys. A year ago we started working with a group of forward-thinking enterprises to trial open feedback. This is what we have learned….

Lessons from a year of open feedback

“The biggest thing we have discovered is that you can’t treat the shift from anonymous feedback to open feedback as binary. You can’t just flick a switch.” – Michael Carden   Employee feedback is traditionally collected through anonymous surveys. A year ago we started working with a group of forward-thinking enterprises to trial open feedback. This is what we have learned.   Micro-actions make…

WorkHound Expands Feedback Platform Into Healthcare

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — WorkHound, a real-time feedback platform for frontline workforces, announced today their expansion into the healthcare sector. Founded in 2015, the software company has spent the past half-decade strengthening worker retention efforts across essential American industries like trucking. Leveraging that success, WorkHound’s healthcare entrance will initially be focused on home health and long-term care facilities (LTCF). “For more than a year,…

Performance Feedback for a New World

Channeling my inner Seth Godin today… It really is a choice. Either you can decide to perform the job you have, or you can decide to work someplace else. Either you believe this is the right company for you, or you can decide it’s another company. Either you treat your coworkers as peers, or you are welcome to go treat someone else’s employees like…

Feedback Sucks. Here’s Why.

Why do you think most people struggle so much with feedback at work?  My first guess? Social media. We’ve evolved from a world where you could go days without speaking to anyone into a land where likes are the equivalent of Valentines in the 2nd grade.  Every. Single. Day. Endorphins galore. But the likes aren’t the problem. It’s how social media has set us…

Customer feedback is a development opportunity

This post was originally published on this site Kyle Lomeli Contributor Share on Twitter Kyle Lomeli is the CTO and a founding engineer at CarGurus.com. Online commerce accounted for nearly $518 billion in revenue in the United States alone last year. The growing number of online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay will command 40% of the global retail market in 2020. As the number…

New Zealand-based Joyous Raises $3.8 Million For Employee Feedback App

This post was originally published on this site New Zealand startup Joyous, led by HR tech industry veteran Michael Carden, has raised a $4 million Seed round for its employee feedback app. Carden was quoted in SmartCompany saying “Employee experience is a fashionable term, but it’s quite possibly just a whole new way to disappoint employees.” “What you really need to do is […]…

Would Candidates Pay for Interview Feedback?

I get my ideas in the shower. I have a busy life, so it seems like my downtime is that solid 5 to 10 minutes I get in the shower. I usually shower twice a day—once first thing in the morning, then before I go to bed. That’s 10 to 20 minutes daily to think and clean. I like going to bed clean. I…

HR Roundtable: How Can We Improve Feedback?

When we got together for the August Cincinnati HR Roundtable, people were excited to talk about the topic more than usual. We were going to discuss feedback. The room was full of energy because people have had different experiences with feedback both positive and negative.

The Real Value of Conference Speaker Feedback

I had a friend call me last week. We spoke at the same conference and we both just got our feedback from those gigs. His feedback was mostly fine, but there were also some pretty hurtful statements people made. I took a look at mine. To be humble, I rocked my session at the conference! So, I anticipated it would be pretty good. It…