Engagement Surveys: There is a Middle Path


” And weeks later when you finally receive your survey results, you’re getting up-sold by your survey company with promises of more data, competitive benchmarks and consulting services. Well, now you’re not sure, because you no longer have benchmarking data against which to compare the current data. Engagement platforms like HighGround include survey functionality that delivers immediate results, is customizable and collects company benchmark data.

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Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management


As Baby Boomers retire, the need to shape younger workers to fill available management roles grows stronger. Common benchmarks include: Personal and Professional Growth – Growth, in all its forms (salary, title, recognition), is an intrinsic motivator for the majority of people. Relationship with Peers and Management – Collaboration is key. Additionally, having an open and honest relationship as a manager is important.


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5 Tips for Setting Achievable Professional Goals


Its goal-setting season and I’m sure many of us are putting off establishing them until the deadline arrives and it’s finally time to have a conversation with our managers. Improve the June Benchmark Survey response rate by 5% by increasing employee communications to three per month. Ideally, your company has a technology solution in place to manage the goal-setting process so you can go back to reference your goals often and track the status of them.

The Big Question: Do You Have People Data?


Leaders often struggle to find concrete answers and insight into the performance of a particular geography, department or team. Solutions like HighGround offer visibility into three major areas: Performance Management – Organizations that move toward a frequent cadence of performance development get richer data. Platforms like HighGround empower peer-to-peer, top-down and external recognition. You have formal evaluations (performance management).

HR TechStack – Performance Tracking


Performance Tracking Tools. It helps organizations establish employee performance standards and enables managers to evaluate employees’ job performance in relation to these standards. Performance management systems are used to manage employee progress, performance, and development in relation to organizational goals. Allow users to evaluate employee performance in relation to overarching company goals. Performance Pro.

What You Need to Know to Jumpstart Your 2018 HR Strategies


For 2018, there’s a clear front runner: 79% of executives say redesigning their performance management strategy is a high priority. 83% say they see the quality of conversations between employees and managers going up. The reasons why to implement a more modern approach to performance management are clear. To design a new performance management process, HR executives must have a clear picture of what’s working and what’s not.