When should people see their 360 degree feedback results?

We advise that the first time the person sees their results is at the feedback session itself. In this way the messages can be delivered in a constructive way. Without this structure people will naturally want to know ‘how they did’ and they tend to then either dismiss the things that could be better if the results are generally positive, or they focus on the things they consider to be the most negative and fail to look at the broader picture.