The Review viewer permission in 15Five grants individuals read-only visibility into a person's review cycle results. You can appoint a global review viewer, which gives people visibility into all review results for a participant, or cycle-specific review viewers, which grants people visibility into a participant's review results for only a specific review cycle.

In this article, you will learn how to...

Access and availability

📦 This feature is available in the Perform and Total Platform pricing packages.

Add global review viewers

There are two methods for adding default review viewers— using our bulk import tool (best if you want to add review viewers for multiple people at once) or in a person's account settings (best for adding review viewers for a person one-off).

Bulk import Account settings

Access and availability

⛔️ Required access to Bulk import.
👥 This section is relevant to Account admins.

This option allows you to bulk upload or change review viewers for multiple individuals at once. Review viewers added via bulk import will have visibility into all past, current, and future reviews for the individual. To learn more about bulk import capabilities, check out our "Bulk import or update people" article.

  1. Click the 'Settings' gear in the top right-hand corner of 15Five.
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  2. Select 'People' from the dropdown menu to open the 'Manage people' page.
  3. Click to open the 'Import' in the top navigation bar.
  4. Create a CSV that contains two columns: email and review_viewer. List the employee's email address in the 'email' column and the email address of the person you'd like to serve as their review viewer in the 'review_viewer' column.
  5. Upload the file by clicking the Choose file button at the bottom of the import screen. 

Add cycle-specific review viewers

Access and availability

⛔️ Required access to Best-Self Review® individual settings.
👥 This section is relevant to Review admins and Cycle collaborators.

This option allows you to give a person or multiple people visibility into a participant's review results in any specific Best-Self Review® cycle. Review viewers added from individual review settings will have visibility into review results for only the specific review cycle.

Add a cycle-specific review viewer
  1. Click Best-Self Review® in 15Five's main, lefthand navigation bar. If your organization has renamed the performance review feature, click on its alternative name.
  2. Click on the name of the review cycle you want to assign review viewers in.
  3. Search for the review cycle participant you want to add a cycle-specific review viewer for.
  4. Click the ... option to the right of the participant's name and select 'Edit individual settings' from the dropdown menu.
  5. Scroll down to the 'Who can view reviews of [participant]?' section and click Edit.
  6. Add the names of the people you want to add as review viewers, then click Save.

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