Collecting and acting on employee feedback is one of the easiest actions you can take to grow your firm, and yet it’s also one of the things many professionals find hard to do.  This post summarises many articles about employee feedback to make it easier for you to find the help you are looking for.

Employee feedback in the office

What is employee feedback?

Employee feedback is more than the once-a-year formal appraisal meeting.  It’s also an approving nod, a “thanks for your effort”, or “I’m really lucky to have you in my team.”  Feedback should be regular, genuine, and out loud.  Thinking someone is great isn’t enough – you have to tell them for the motivation magic to happen.

What is staff feedback?

Why employee feedback matters

Motivation magic? What’s he talking about? Well, did you realise there are more ways to motivate your team than paying bonuses?  Yes, really!  Feeling appreciated and valued is a major way to making your staff engaged.

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How to give employee feedback

No one likes giving negative feedback, but the longer you leave it, the more it will fester and the more unpleasant it will become. Informal feedback should be instant, and appraisal feedback should be accurate, evidenced, constructive, sensitive, and encouraging.

If you would like to learn more . . .

If you run a small firm and want to motivate your team to achieve more, or just want help with employee feedback, get in touch, or sign up for your Next Step Kitbag – it’s free and full of useful articles to help you grow your firm.

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Written by Jon Baker The 5-50 Coach. I help professionals grow their firms from 5 to 50 employees, sustainably, profitably and still have fun. Have you got your "next step kitbag yet"? It's stuffed with guides, reports & templates helping you grow from 5 to 50 employees Click here for immediate access

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