Six Tips for Giving Feedback in the Workplace

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You’re not doing your co-worker or direct report any favors by providing vague feedback. Telling John that he has lousy people skills is not constructive or effective. Instead, describe a specific example of the behavior you observed, and explain the effects it has had on you or others. Then, provide clear suggestions as to how he could do things differently.  

Constructive feedback is one of the greatest gifts managers can provide to employees. When delivered properly, the right feedback can reinforce positive behavior and correct any negative performances.

Many managers are reluctant to provide negative feedback, however. Don't fall into this trap! Use these six tips, identified by Amanda Augustine, career advice expert for TopResume, to give feedback that will help your employees develop and improve your team's overall performance. 

When properly implemented, feedback can be a powerful tool in the workplace. Apply these tips the next time you need to provide negative feedback to a colleague, and they just might thank you.

 

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