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Getting feedback from your employer is essential for you to grow professionally. It’s important to know where you stand, to know the things you do well, and the areas where you need to improve.
“Constructive feedback in the workplace is extremely important: workplaces need effective communication to succeed and thrive. As well as increasing staff morale, feedback helps us learn more about ourselves, our strengths and weaknesses, our behaviours, and how our actions affect others. It also increases our self-awareness and encourages personal development,” says Ellie Collier on High Speed Training.
But some employers are not as forthcoming with providing feedback as others. You may need to seek it out yourself. An example of constructive feedback could be something as simple as asking what you could do to improve on the next project. Or you could ask about certain skill areas your employer believes you could work on so you can improve in your position.
Asking for this type of feedback can greatly benefit you now and in the future.
There are a lot of advantages to asking for feedback aside from getting input from others. They include the following:
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Riel is a VP of Client Services with IQ PARTNERS where he recruits across the full scope of multiple lines of business, with a particular focus in Financial Services & Insurance, Technology, Human Resources, and Real Estate Services.