Insights 360

360 Degree Appraisal & Insights

Individual/team development and feedback

360 Degree Insights

360 Degree Insights

The Podium platform allows you to use your own competency framework and items, or to use the inbuild Podium competencies.

Podium makes it simple to setup a 360 project and manage the whole 360 appraisal process. Participants can easily add their own raters from a variety of roles to take part and are walked through the process on a customised participant landing page.

Participants and raters may be offered a variety of question formats to respond to, from standard radio groups, through to free text responses, slider bars or star ratings and more. Reporting is simple and tailored to your chosen competency framework.

Use your own competencies

The Podium system can use your competencies and competency items from an existing framework you have designed. Additionally, Podium can enhance this offering with additional inbuilt features designed for 360 feedback. Contact for more information.

Insights 360 Competency Framework


The Thinking competence cluster is concerned with how a person engages with the world around them to acquire information and how they interpret and synthesise that information in the generation of ideas.

Acquiring Info: Gathering a rich variety of information from many different sources about events. This includes seeing issues from many different perspectives to compare options prior to taking action.

Generating Ideas: Linking information to form new ideas that explain the underlying sequences and causes of events This includes both creative and analytical thinking that leads to future productivity.


The competence in the Directing cluster is underpinned by credibility. Such credibility will be a function of the confidence they engender through their presence for those who are required to follow their lead.

Confidence: Making your stance on issues clear and securing the support of those around you. Uses persuasive arguments and the goals and interests of others to build support for ideas.

Presence: Comportment and poise that projects authority which contributes to follower alignment. Makes effective and concise presentations and establishing effective communication processes.


Achieving is seen to be a function of proactivity, anticipating rather than responding to situations with a mindset oriented towards continuous improvement adding value for all stakeholders.

Proactivity: Designing implementation plans and outlining actions and responsibilities. Plans are produced in anticipation of needs rather than as a reaction to situational demands.

Continuous Improvement: Setting goals and targets and monitoring progress to improve performance. Targets are focused on adding value for the customer and improving organisational outcomes.


A leader’s greatest achievements are realised through their competence in empowering those who follow. Having the emotional awareness to understand and inspire others whilst providing the environment in which the team can thrive is key.

Emotional Awareness: Recognises own emotions as well as the emotions of others. Can regulates their own emotions and can influence the emotions of others in a positive way as required. Makes people feel valued and respected.

Teamwork: Encourages teamwork, cooperation and demonstrates a willingness act across functional boundaries. Provides staff with the resources, training and feedback to develop their capability, applies the same processes to self-development.