Now that you’ve learned how to give feedback, it’s time to put your knowledge to practice.
Let’s walk through a few quick scenarios where you may have an opportunity to give feedback to an employee; these are from an article by Alison Robins:
- Scenario 1: An employee delivered work past the deadline. How would you handle this, and what would you say?
- Scenario 2: An employee set goals that they didn’t meet. What is the issue at hand? Would you reprimand the employee?
- Scenario 3: An employee seems disengaged and doesn’t take on new projects. What would you ask them about your observation?
Robins provides her recommendations for these situations, and more, in this article.
10 Real-Life Examples of Giving Effective Employee Feedback
At the center of both personal and professional development is employee feedback. It can have a significant impact on an employee's performance and behaviour within their team. "Employees are more likely to learn and grow when they receive immediate feedback that is specific, targeted at their development and able to be put into practice right away."