Questions relating to the communication of views and opinions regarding work quality or performance, usually from a superior or colleague

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Should a departing employee offer (unsolicited) feedback to the company?

I am a software engineer for a Scandinavian company. I recently accepted a new position at a different company and will leave my current job in the next month. I have great respect for the senior ...
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As assistant manager, supporting a team member the boss is down on

I'm the assistant manager of a small team, and the manager, "Mary", and I have a large difference of opinion about one of our members, "Ethan". He's the least experienced person we have. Overall, I ...
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Employee evaluation - where to start? [closed]

I recently started managing a small team for the first time. One of the responsibilities I have is to evaluate the performance of each team member. I work at a small startup, and we're pretty much ...
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How do I get honest feedback from a consulting client?

I am working for a consultancy firm. I have been employed at the client location as a consultant on contract basis. I report directly to a client manager and we don’t have any other reporting manager ...
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How can I encourage my Team Lead to give me the negative feedback directly before escalating management?

I have been working in an organization for 1 year and few months. After graduation it is my first job. After 1 year they gave me really good increment and recognized me as one of their really good ...
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Is it ok to ask former colleagues for feedback after being terminated?

I was recently fired from a job, and am struggling to understand why. The reasons given were unclear and contradictory, and management were defensive when I asked for detail - this was also my ...
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How to get feedback on application rejections sent from a noreply mailbox

How can one get feedback/reason(s) for rejection from companies that use a noreply email id ? For example : This job post on IBMs website asks for these skills : Required Bachelor's Degree At ...
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How to deal with a talented but direct/unfriendly team member?

My game hobby project is starting grow rapidly lately, with over 10 members who are actively contributing. In the team are currently two pixel artists. There is a third artist who I worked with ...
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Is it okay to ask for detailed feedback even after I got an offer?

Is it okay to ask the hiring manager for feedback on myself even if I have already got the offer? I just really want to know how I perform, especially compared to other candidates. Also, I believe the ...
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Should I ask my project manager to review my work?

I completed my coding part in our project and I would like to have a code review with my overseas project manager (who is also involved in code development). But I'm a little scared of asking him ...
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Is it okay to ask for feedback after an interview [duplicate]

I recently went through the process of a phone interview, a personality test, and then a skills assessment test. All of these are common, I know and understand. My question is, is it reasonable, when ...
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Great CEO with horrible management style

I'm a relatively inexperienced HR professional. I've been with my organization for 1 year and have a situation that I feel very positive about, but am unclear about my next steps. Here is a little ...
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How can I get feedback on why my resume is not getting me interviews?

I've been looking for job since July and I have got only one interview. I'm realistic, I'm a recent grad so I'm applying for intership/entry level positions, not mid/senior ones. I'm not even applying ...
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What kind of information do recruiting companies keep?

What kind of information do recruiting companies keep, apart from those we enter in the registration form? Recently, I had an interview with a company, which was arranged through a recruiting ...
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Should I go to an interview I don't intend to accept the job (if offered)?

In a conversation with a friend, he slipped that he intended to go to an interview for a senior position in software development. I was surprised, since I was under the impression he liked his current ...
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How can I ask my interviewers for feedback following an interview?

Recently, I had an interview with Amazon. At first, things went smoothly and well. After two interviews, they decided not to move forward with the process. I'm the type of person who wants to ...
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How honest should I be in performance reviews about colleagues?

When I was working in student government during university, I would occasionally be asked to provide anonymous feedback about one of my colleagues. I was assured this feedback would be seen only by ...
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How should I accept hurtful feedback from a colleague?

Following a networking event, I was told that I was considered "embarrassing" and that my companions did not wish to be associated with me because of this. I personally found this exceedingly ...