Unveiling the HighGround Performance Management Data Study

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To help understand these differences and commonalities, HighGround recently conducted a survey meant to take the pulse of current feelings around performance conversations. The post Unveiling the HighGround Performance Management Data Study appeared first on HighGround. Uncategorized coaching conversations data study feedback performance management

HighGround and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), put forth by the European Commission in 2012 and finally agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in December 2016, is set to replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec. The primary objectives of GDPR is to: Create a unified data protection regulation for all 28 European Countries. Enhance the level of data protection for EU data subjects. We believe HighGround can help you meet those expectations.

On International Women’s Day, HighGround Leaders are Trailblazers

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However two HighGround leaders, Chief Customer & Technology Officer Anjoo Rai-Marchant and Chief Engagement Officer Andee Harris, recently shared their viewpoints on how gender equality in the workplace means women and men work to support one another to produce the best work.

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

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That’s where HighGround comes in. Performance Management System False Positives: 3 Ways Your Data Could Be Lying. The post HighGround’s Top 5 Must-Read Blog Posts of 2018 appeared first on HighGround. The world of HR moves fast. 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.

HCI Webinar Recap: Performance Management Overhauls Are Constant Works in Progress

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Jason Averbrook, CEO and Co-founder of LeapGen, and Laura Seamans, VP of Organizational Effectiveness for ACT, recently shared their experiences and insights during a webinar called “Workplace Engagement Decoded” moderated by HighGround Chief Engagement Officer, Andee Harris an co-hosted by the Human Capital Institute. The post HCI Webinar Recap: Performance Management Overhauls Are Constant Works in Progress appeared first on HighGround.

The Big Question: Do You Have People Data?

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The good news is that with the right tools in place, you’ll get immediate access to “people data” that will give you and your CEO an immediate 360-degree view of your organization. For years, other departments have been using big data to drive business decisions. Solutions like HighGround offer visibility into three major areas: Performance Management – Organizations that move toward a frequent cadence of performance development get richer data.

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

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The post Performance Management System False Positives: 3 Ways Your Data Could Be Lying appeared first on HighGround. A great performance management system on paper doesn’t guarantee a successful one in practice. In fact, designing the process itself is just the beginning.

FAQ: How Can Businesses Determine Merit and Compensation Without Ratings?

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Prior to using HighGround, Patagonia determined and communicated merit pay, or bonuses, and compensation, or base pay, once a year in conjunction with annual reviews. Patagonia redesigned its process from the ground up with HighGround. appeared first on HighGround.

News You Might Have Missed

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HighGround in the news. How Big Data Can Drive Employee Engagement. The post News You Might Have Missed appeared first on HighGround. News big data employee development employee engagement Gallup industry newsStay tuned every month as we give you a rundown of the industry news you might have missed.

News You Might Have Missed

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HighGround in the news. The Big Question: Do You Have People Data? For years, other departments have been using big data to drive business decisions. Here’s how you can measure “people data” in your organization. The post News You Might Have Missed appeared first on HighGround. News big data company culture employee survey performance management

News You Might Have Missed – June 13

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Intermedix Uses HighGround to Build Culture. HighGround Modernizes Goal Management with Enhanced Solution to Drive Greater Organizational Success. HighGround announced an enhanced version of its goal management solution within its mobile-friendly platform. Dr. David Rock of the NeuroLeadership Institute and HighGround’s Chief Engagement Officer Andee Harris discuss how to handle this miscommunication in the workplace by having more brain-friendly conversations.

The New World of Performance Management Webinar Q&A

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HighGround offers a variety of feedback types including: Group feedback. You can learn more about HighGround Check-Ins here and feedback here. Because of this reality, HighGround includes conversation guides that direct managers toward more collaborative and productive performance discussions. You can also hear more about how HighGround customer, LRW, is creating better managers. What role does an HRIS play in the implementation of HighGround?

News You Might Have Missed – July 25

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Is HighGround One of Chicago’s Coolest Companies? Follow this link to vote for HighGround as the Readers’ Choice award winner. Nix Hoodies, Add Maternity Leave, Says HighGround Exec. Women make up half of HighGround’s executive team but we’re a rarity in the tech scene. It’s time to use data to drive management decisions and optimize your performance management strategy.

What Does HR Actually Mean? Taking a Cue From Presidential Politics

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To get a more current definition of HR, we turned to HighGround’s own Chief of Staff, Jeremy Scott. Engagement platforms providing people data give HR a more holistic view into performance and sentiment and can make recommendations that can help the company improve it’s overall culture. Taking a Cue From Presidential Politics appeared first on HighGround. Company Culture Employee Engagement company culture people data performance management role of HR talent analytics

News You Might Have Missed – November 22

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The Employee Development Honor Roll: Hitachi Data Systems. We wrapped up our blog series last week with an interview with two HR executives from Hitachi Data Systems. The post News You Might Have Missed – November 22 appeared first on HighGround. Employee Engagement coaching company culture Hitachi Data Systems HR technology IPOs M&A talent management strategy

What You Need to Know to Jumpstart Your 2018 HR Strategies

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Lack of data. Without solid data showing why a change is necessary and no playbook for how exactly it should be implemented, that C-level support can be hard to come by. Get data… and fast. The post What You Need to Know to Jumpstart Your 2018 HR Strategies appeared first on HighGround. Uncategorized 2018 planning data DeloitteFor many HR executives, these fall months means one thing: planning for the year ahead.

Engagement Surveys: There is a Middle Path

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” 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. Plus, the free tool you used had a constricting format, so you were limited in what you could ask and how you could splice the data.

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Ignore Your Company Values and They Will Go Away

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While recognition technologies are often thought of as “nice to have,” solutions like HighGround are a valuable investment. But it’s not just about giving employees a platform for recognizing one another, best-in-class solutions also delivery analytic capabilities that provide data around recognition frequency, quantity and quality. The post Ignore Your Company Values and They Will Go Away appeared first on HighGround.

Analyze THIS: What HR Experts Shared in October

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Annual performance reviews, one-sided, top-down feedback and old school recognition and rewards have all been replaced by new tactics and a data-driven approach. And let’s not forget the solution providers themselves, HighGround included. This month we’re talking about China.

Bad Managers: Are They Hiding in Plain Sight?

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For companies using employee engagement technologies like HighGround that guide and track these check-in conversations, HR can drill down into their frequency — or infrequency to ask better questions about managers’ performance. A lack of data is as powerful as an abundance of it. Platforms like HighGround can provide powerful analytics about the quality and quantity of feedback, recognition and sentiment. appeared first on HighGround.

Bad Bosses: It’s Not Always Their Fault

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Technology solutions like HighGround empower you to arm managers with effective leadership skills through active coaching and check-ins, employee-driven feedback and measurable results through surveys. Encourage your managers to have frequent conversations with employees and track those conversations using an engagement platform like HighGround. The data is actionable and real time, which ensures managers who need help can get it before a problem arises on their team.

What Emma Stone Can Teach Companies About Employee Recognition & Feedback

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When we found out HighGround was named a silver Stevie Award winner in the Human Capital Management category for our feedback and check-in functionalities, we were pretty pumped. The post What Emma Stone Can Teach Companies About Employee Recognition & Feedback appeared first on HighGround. We talk about recognition and feedback pretty frequently on our blog.

Adding “Value” to Your Interview Process

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For example, a core HighGround value is to “Decide with Data.” To prompt candidates to discuss this value, you could ask a question such as, “Tell me about a time when you had to make a decision and were missing the correct information and/or data you needed. At HighGround we’ve created value-based interview guides that challenge hiring teams to be more thoughtful throughout the interview process.

9 Stats that Make the Case for Continuous Feedback

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The most solid approaches are bolstered by data and there’s no shortage of research on what employees expect of the performance management process. HighGround ). However, this doubles to 36 percent at companies without P2P feedback. (( HighGround ). The post 9 Stats that Make the Case for Continuous Feedback appeared first on HighGround With 2018 planning already underway, many companies are mapping out their strategies for performance management in the next year.

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. Turns out CIOs can play a prominent role in helping organizations create a successful people data program. The post News You Might Have Missed – May 16 appeared first on HighGround. Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed.

News You Might Have Missed – April 18

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Unveiling the HighGround Performance Management Data Study. Congrats to HighGround customers Allianz and Pure Insurance for making Fortune’s 40 Best Companies in Financial Services and showing how to positively focus on employee relationships. The post News You Might Have Missed – April 18 appeared first on HighGround. Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed.

A Look Inside Josh Bersin’s Predictions for 2019

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Collect and understand your workforce data, with the same gusto as you do your customer data. The post A Look Inside Josh Bersin’s Predictions for 2019 appeared first on HighGround. Have you downloaded Josh Bersin’s latest report yet, Talent, Technology, and HR Predictions for 2019 ? While many businesses may have similar accounting or legal processes, their people processes are just as unique as their workforces themselves.

5 Advantages of Technology-Enabled Performance Management

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It creates transparency around both individual and company goals, tracks critical feedback conversations and compiles employee data to drive better downstream decisions around compensation and more.

The Staffing Industry Engagement Struggle is Real

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My colleague Chris Dede, Vice President of Customer Success at HighGround, sat in on the discussion, “What Motivates and Demotivates Your Clients?” At HighGround we believe there is a strong correlation between the health and productivity of the staffing firm’s internal employees and the quality of the workers they place at their client sites. The old ways of managing employee performance are not only wildly disliked and ineffective, but they also produce bad data.

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

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We are inundated by technology, effectively overwhelmed by data tools, communication channels and more. For Hitachi, this was to: Create a robust, connected, data-driven process to better understand their talent. Build a case for change with data.

News You Might Have Missed – July 11

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HighGround gives you the powerful data you need to make workforce decisions. The post News You Might Have Missed – July 11 appeared first on HighGround. Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well and HR industry news you might have missed. What Makes the Ultimate Dream Job? Infographic]. Finding a dream job can mean finding the dream company.

Treat Your Employees Like Customers

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To enable this cultural shift, the Echo team created a social community called “Echo Engage” powered by HighGround. By using the application’s entire suite, Echo’s leaders can analyze data to identify high-performing employees and access greater transparency across the enterprise.

Meet Paul Pellman, Our New CEO

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Last month when we launched Kazoo (formerly YouEarnedIt/HighGround), we also announced Paul Pellman as our new CEO. During the process, we knew we wanted to maintain the positive buzz in the industry for what YouEarnedIt and HighGround accomplished for customers of all sizes.

“How’s My Driving?” What HR Can Learn From Uber

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By requiring feedback after each ride, Uber is able to collect substantial amounts of data and reviews directly linked to each driver, and can modify service. Today companies can capture employee mood and sentiment with tools like HighGround. What HR Can Learn From Uber appeared first on HighGround. Last week I received excellent service from an Uber driver.

To Be Transparent or Not, That is the Question.

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Companies that collect information and data often face criticism from employees when no action is taken as a result. appeared first on HighGround. Transparency and accountability are now constant topics in today’s news cycle. Without being political, the new Trump administration has helped raise an important question for businesses: just how is important is transparency when communicating with employees? Is it always a good thing?