New in Small Improvements: Request feedback any time (BETA)

Imagine you just finished a project, or you’ve been working with a new skill. You’re curious as to how you did and want some feedback from your peers. But how do you go about getting it?

You might email your colleagues or ask them in person – both approaches have their place, but both lack structure. On top of this, it will be difficult to refer back to your feedback at a later date.

With this in mind, we’re excited to introduce our new Request Feedback feature – a big step towards better helping your employees take ownership of their performance and make continuous improvements. This update allows every employee in your company to request feedback from whomever they want, whenever they want. Not only have we shortened the feedback cycle, but your employees can request feedback as they see fit.

Request Feedback in practice

Let’s say you just organized an event for your company, and want to get some feedback on what your peers thought of it, and how you can improve the next event.
Head over to your dashboard and click on the +Create button in the top right corner. You can read all about the functionalities of this new button on this blogpost. Select “Request Feedback” to reach the feedback form pictured below.

 

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With our flexible options, you can decide who you want reviews from – whether it’s your manager or your best friend in the company who you can always count on for constructive feedback. You can also ask the questions you care about the most. Questions you believe can help you better understand how to enhance future performance. And the best part is, you can keep your reviews private. We created this feature to help employees drive their own feedback cycles and be in charge of their own personal development.

Once a Feedback Request is created, simply sit back and wait for your feedback. The next steps are simple: your chosen reviewers will automatically receive an email invitation with the details of the request and a direct link to provide input. Reviewers will also find the request to give feedback in their dashboard.

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Once reviewers provide their feedback and click share, you will receive the input you requested in real time, or on your indicated date. Voilà! Now you can leverage the feedback to better understand how to improve your performance in the future.

Feedback is a personal thing, and employees want to know how they’re performing. Our Request Feedback feature enables employees to kickstart their own 360 degree feedback as they see fit, without needing HR to define the cycle or the prior approval of management. This ensures no employee is overlooked for feedback when they want it and allows for spontaneous touch points with peers. Being able to personalize their own feedback will also allow employees to leverage the most out of peer input to enhance future performance.

But enough of us talking, check out the new feature for yourself!

BETA Access

The feature has been developed in close collaboration with 3 of our major clients. It works as advertised, and they (and we) love it already. But we’re sure there will be more feedback once more organisations use it. Therefore we’re calling it BETA for now.

To test it, just join our BETA community by enabling the BETA flag in your Admin -> Feature Selection dialog, and then upon reload tick the Request Feedback checkbox.

Learn more in our documentation.