360-Degree Review

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    Biglaw, Partner Issues

    Buying In: Upon Further Review

    Anonymous Partner thinks that the whole review process in Biglaw firms is a big waste of time. Do you agree?

    8 Comments / / Oct 16, 2012 at 10:10 AM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Legal Ethics, Litigators

    Inside Straight: Learning From My 360-Degree Review

    Here’s proof that I view my readers at ATL as family: In this post, I’m going to share with you the results of my recently concluded 360-degree performance review and tell you how I plan to improve my personal job performance. (That may not be quite as sexy as pictures of naked judges, but you […]

    42 Comments / / Nov 7, 2011 at 10:10 AM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Partner Issues

    Inside Straight: 360-Degree Reviews

    360-degree reviews are helpful because you critique others. It’s relatively easy — or, at least, routine — to be asked to critique folks situated beneath you in a hierarchy. But it’s a little different to be asked to critique folks who are situated horizontally or above you. When you’re asked to critique those people formally, it makes you think a little harder: What are those people doing right? What are they doing wrong? What information should they hear about their performance?

    29 Comments / / Aug 29, 2011 at 10:20 AM