Top Tips for Giving Feedback to Employees

Feedback is important

‘96% of employees say they want to hear feedback regularly’

Feedback is hard to give

whether it’s negative or positive, we often feel a little bit uncomfortable giving people feedback’

Feedback is hard to receive

Feedback can be just as hard to receive, as it is to give’

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SIA for positive feedback

  • Situation: when you were answering the client’s questions today.
  • Impact: It gave her a lot of confidence.
  • Action: It would be great to use you on ABC account, where we have a similar issue.

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Karen Kirton

Karen Kirton

Founder of Amplify HR — a consulting company in Australia that specialises in enabling businesses to find, grow and keep great people.