HighGround’s Top 5 Must-Download Resources of 2018

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From case studies and webinars to tip sheets and reports, the HighGround resource library is constantly updated with new content that helps HR leaders launch and optimize great performance management and recognition programs. Four Factors to Drive High-Impact Performance Management [webinar]. On this webinar two Bersin experts unveil the first-of-its-kind performance management maturity model, and the practices that lead to big results.

HighGround’s Top 5 Must-Read Blog Posts of 2018

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While workforce trends come and go, it doesn’t change the fact that today’s highly competitive business environment means that employee performance is more important than ever. That’s where HighGround comes in. Through our blog, we strive to make sense of industry news and trends, tackle the biggest challenges faced by our customers and offer best practices to keep your performance management program fresh. Four Ways to Manage Your Employee Experience Like Customers.

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Change Management Must-Haves: 15 Ways to Start Your New HR Program on the Right Foot

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Traditional practices around performance management, employee development and recognition and rewards have proven to be ineffective at driving retention, but it’s not as simple as replacing them with something new. While there’s no magic handbook that can guarantee a successful implementation, McKinsey reports that when people are truly invested in change, an implementation is 30% more likely to succeed. By zeroing in on their change management process.

News You Might Have Missed – May 30

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How to Bypass an Incompetent Manager. We give you three tips for bypassing a bad manager. If you agree, follow this link [link] and enter code Z402F to automatically vote for HighGround. Overcome Resistance to Change with Two Conversations. People are the biggest hurdle in effective organizational change. How to Manage High Maintenance Employees. Managing a needy employee can be difficult but there are ways to address the issue.

News You Might Have Missed – December 21

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Our Chief Customer & Technology Officer, Anjoo Rai-Marchant, explains how HighGround approaches hiring to ensure a skills and cultural fit well before there’s a job opening. Good managers are always coaching their employees. If you’re a manager, you’ve probably dealt with conflicts on your team. Our toolkit helps you manage change and start building momentum. The post News You Might Have Missed – December 21 appeared first on HighGround.

Employee Engagement Tools Aren’t Just Plug-and-Play

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It’s no secret that companies are completely reevaluating their approaches to employee performance management, workforce recognition and survey programs and now looking for employee engagement tools to help support these new approaches. Whether you’re already using a technology solution or are considering one, here are some things to keep in mind: Change management starts before you even choose an engagement platform. Have your managers taken action on annual surveys?

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News You Might Have Missed – September 14

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The 7 Emojis of Change Management. Change management can be an emotional process. If you’re in HR and consistently hear about APIs, SEO, SaaS, IoT and UX and need a quick refresher on what they all mean and why they’re changing the industry, look no further. Change Management and Leadership Development Have to Mesh. If you don’t have a strong leadership team, change management is going to be a real struggle.

How One Company is Creating a Feedback Culture

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He talked about LLamasoft’s values, the problems with its previous approach to performance management and how they’re now working to create a culture where ongoing feedback is the norm. With 410 employees around the world, including 250 in the United States alone, LLamasoft needed a flexible way to share company values and manage employee performance. Craig says they’re using HighGround to help employees realize their potential and embrace “diversity of thought.”.

The New World of Performance Management Webinar Q&A

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In case you missed it, last week we hosted a webinar called, “The New World of Performance Management,” with Deloitte’s Josh Bersin and Patagonia’s Dean Carter. HighGround offers a variety of feedback types including: Group feedback. You can learn more about HighGround Check-Ins here and feedback here. Are there issues with managers doing poor check-ins? What type of training was provided to the managers so they’re not just “complying” with HR?

News You Might Have Missed – May 16

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Vote for HighGround as Favorite New Product. If you agree, follow this link [link] and enter code Z402F to automatically vote for HighGround. The Role HR Business Partners Should Play in Change Management. Leaders are actually more resistant to change than other employees, according to CEB research. How can HR business partners help ease organization-wide change? Has HR Technology Been Changing?

Q&A: Dean Carter of Patagonia Answers Your Questions

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Do you have any tips for how you handled the change management of this process? What about managers that don’t participate, how do you handle them? Yes, we structure our feedback template through the HighGround tool. Did you have a problem with managers doing poor check-ins? What type of training was provided to the managers so not just “complying” with HR? Sure, some managers are still much better than others.

News You Might Have Missed – February 21

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The New World of Performance Management. Did you miss Deloitte’s Josh Bersin and Patagonia’s Dean Carter share their insights into the new world of performance management? The New World of Performance Management Webinar Q&A. Managing a Team with Different Motivation Levels. Our Chief Engagement Officer, Andee Harris, discusses why managers should focus on individual employees’ motivation levels to ensure they’re performing their best.

News You Might Have Missed – January 24

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Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much. “Too few managers have the courage or the wherewithal to do anything but roll over when their boss hands them an astronomically high number.” ” The Harvard Business Review shares ways for managers to advocate for their teams and encourage leadership to set more realistic goals. In 2017, performance management is going to be a data collection and change management game.

The “How” Behind Performance Management Transformation [Webinar Recap]

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Earlier this month we hosted a webinar, It’s About the How: Making Performance Management as Agile as Your Business , with industry visionary Josh Bersin and Hitachi Vantara’s Scott Kelly. First, we wanted to help attendees understand what’s driving the performance management transformation we see today, on both the micro and macro level. There are four forces of disruption necessitating performance management change. The rate of change is accelerating.

Five Ways Your Company’s Core Values Impact Employee Success

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Over the years we’ve helped hundreds of companies launch impressive performance management and social recognition programs. Well before securing executive buy in or developing a change management plan, an organization needs to have a strong foundation from which to conceptualize their HR programs. Core values can be an excellent way to educate managers in particular on how the leadership team expects them to communicate with their employees.

Performance Management System False Positives: 3 Ways Your Data Could Be Lying

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A great performance management system on paper doesn’t guarantee a successful one in practice. Change management experts to craft a careful communication strategy. While people change, so, too, does the technology that serves as a system’s backbone. Providers are continuously evolving their technology, and new functionality changes the way employees use a tool. Does your performance management system create a better experience for employees?