Receiving feedback is an excellent vehicle for improving your job performance and accelerating your career. Many people can give you useful feedback. But you need to choose your sources carefully. Decide the kind of feedback you need to improve your performance or presence in the workplace. Then approach your bosses, peers, direct reports, customers, professional coaches, or friends. You can ask for feedback from multiple sources. Just make sure to ask those whom you trust
The ability to give and receive feedback is a key soft skill that is essential for advancing your career.
In the American workplace, providing informal feedback, or practicing self-disclosure, is interpreted positively by your co-workers. This important soft skill is seen as willingness to communicate and to be open with what is going on with you. This perception, in turn, will likely lead your co-workers to make similar disclosures, thus leading to higher levels of commun
As a foreign-born professional in high tech, you increasingly report to more than one manager. You often work in different micro-cultures within the same company. Even with superb technical and soft skills, you experience hurdles in getting your next promotion. What is holding you back? Let’s look at situations that may be similar to yours. The scientist was puzzled.Unhappy with his reports, his new manager sent them back for revision.His previous manager had no complaints.