How to use the context panel to view feedback in a review cycle
While writing a review, reviewers can access feedback the reviewee has received. Reviewers can utilize this information to help provide additional context and examples to their responses.
This article covers the following topics:
Before you start
Private feedback is only visible to the reviewers who have the correct permissions assigned to view the responses. For more information, check out the Review Visibility section outlined in this article.
Entering the review cycle
You can enter your review cycle from your Home page or from the People navigation bar.
Entering your review via the Homepage:
Using the reviews context panel
Step 1: Select the name of your reviewee from the left-hand panel. On the right-hand side, the context panel will become visible.
The responses will show up in the right-hand panel so you can write your review of that person while viewing past feedback.
Private feedback is only visible to the reviewers who have the correct permissions assigned to view the responses. This includes:
- Managers of the reviewer can view public, private + manager, and manager only feedback when reviewing their direct reports
- Managers of Managers, if configured, can view public, private + manager, and manager only feedback when reviewing their indirect reports
- Custom relationships (Dotted-line managers), if configured, can view public, private + manager, and manager only feedback for reviewers they have been granted Feedback visibility into when reviewing those reviewees
- Peers and direct reports will only see public feedback
Please note: Private, Private + Manager, and Manager Only Feedback will only be visible to reviewers who have visibility into the reviewee's private Feedback via a role or relationship.