17 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in your Performance Management & Social Recognition Program


You’ve identified your needs, researched HR strategies, chosen a technology partner and launched your real-time performance management and/or social recognition platform. One HighGround client created a Chuck Norris-themed badge to celebrate its “Day of Awesomeness.”. These could support the behaviors and competencies the organization wants employees to embody, such as community or integrity, and be awarded in a town hall meeting setting or announced in the platform.

How One Company is Creating a Feedback Culture


We recently sat down with Craig Wigley, VP of Employee Success, for LLamasoft, a supply chain software company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 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. Take a look at some of our conversation with Craig: Helping Employees Reach Potential. The Transition from Annual to Agile Performance Management.


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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.

HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software


Employee Engagement Software Definition. Employee engagement software helps organizations solicit and track feedback from their employees, recognize employee achievements, and promote positive activity. Employee engagement tools are used to draw actionable insights from employee feedback. To qualify for inclusion in the Employee Engagement category, a product must: Enable users to conduct employee pulse surveys to gauge employee satisfaction.