[Video] HighGround Customer Story: Patagonia

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When they decided they wanted to make a change, Patagonia implemented HighGround to help them better develop its workforce. In this video, Dean talks about the importance of transparency around goal-setting and coaching and how HighGround is driving better employee engagement.

[Video] HighGround Customer Story: LRW

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It turned to HighGround to help re-tool performance management from an annual, dreaded process to more continuous, real-time feedback and coaching. The post [Video] HighGround Customer Story: LRW appeared first on HighGround.

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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 is Hiring: Beyond the Job Description

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You might have noticed that HighGround is growing. Here are some questions you might have before applying to join our team: What’s it like working at HighGround? Our leadership team is committed to hiring people who are truly enthusiastic about and committed to making HighGround the industry leader. If you’re running away from another job rather than running toward HighGround, then we’ll probably take a pass. And this means our team is expanding too.

Employee Engagement Expert Advice – Interview with Andee Harris

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As Chief Engagement Officer at HighGround, Andee Harris brings more than 20 years of experience working with HR leaders and practitioners to her role as the Chief Engagement Officer at HighGround.

And the Winner of the HighGround Scholarship is…

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Congratulations to Jerry Chiang of UC Berkeley, who is the inaugural winner of the HighGround Scholarship! Earlier this year, we announced the HighGround scholarship to learn more about how today’s college students understand workplace culture. As an HR tool, HighGround is highly invested in understanding the mindset of the future leaders of the HR industry. The post And the Winner of the HighGround Scholarship is… appeared first on HighGround.

HighGround Hits the Road: Upcoming Events and Webinars

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As always, you can stay up to date via the entire HighGround events calendar : Argyle’s 2017 Human Capital Leadership Forum. The post HighGround Hits the Road: Upcoming Events and Webinars appeared first on HighGround. Summer is sadly coming to a close, which means we’re ramping up for a busy season of events including webinars, conferences and other networking opportunities.

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.

[Video] From His Worst Boss to His Best Advice: An Interview with HighGround CEO Vip Sandhir

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As the founder and CEO of HighGround, Vip Sandhir spends more time than most thinking about the employee experience. The post [Video] From His Worst Boss to His Best Advice: An Interview with HighGround CEO Vip Sandhir appeared first on HighGround.

Infographic: 2016 – The Year of the Employee Engagement

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To learn more about how HighGround can transform your employee engagement strategy, download the Continuous Employee Engagement eBook. . The post Infographic: 2016 – The Year of the Employee Engagement appeared first on HighGround.

A Day at Breakthrough Urban Ministries: HighGround Gives Back

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A group of HighGround employees spent the morning at the Breakthrough’s Fresh Market helping stock the pantry, greeting customers, bagging groceries and sorting through food deliveries. Working with the Breakthrough team was a great opportunity to do something simple that made a bigger impact,” said Ross Wallace, HighGround Manager of Sales Development. “It In our own rewards program at HighGround, we offer employees the opportunity to donate to the charity of their choice.

Is Employee Engagement REALLY Worth It? [Infographic]

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Infographic] appeared first on HighGround. How do you know if employee engagement is really worth the investment in tools in programs to help improve it? Many organizations realize it should be a priority but struggle to understand the financial implications if they don’t take action.

[Infographic] The Biggest Workplace Trends for 2016

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The post [Infographic] The Biggest Workplace Trends for 2016 appeared first on HighGround. We hear a lot about Millennials and Baby Boomers but a new generation of employees will soon be entering the workforce – Generation Z.

Five Feedback Winners: Companies Embracing a Feedback Culture

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They credit HighGround’s platform with helping them get comfortable with the feedback process to ultimately improve their performance. LRW uses HighGround to offer its employees an alternative to traditional performance management processes, where a single annual conversation serves as a history report of performance. After using HighGround for the past few years, Patagonia has continued to see adoption of its program grow.

Performance Management: A Swing and a Miss? [Infographic]

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How One Company is Creating a Feedback Culture

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Craig says they’re using HighGround to help employees realize their potential and embrace “diversity of thought.”. LLamasoft chose HighGround as its tool for employee feedback, goal-setting and recognition.

Integrating Several Company Cultures [Video]

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It implemented HighGround’s employee engagement and feedback platform to help its employees recognize one another and perform better. The post Integrating Several Company Cultures [Video] 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. HighGround’s Director of People and Culture, Libby Rapin, shares some simple tips on how to appreciate your employees on a daily basis. Vote] HighGround is in ChicagoInno’s Tech Madness. HighGround has been named a finalist in ChicagoInno’s Tech Madness Bracket, a friendly competition designed to generate awareness and excitement for companies in the Chicago tech space.

10 People and Hashtags to Follow on Twitter During HR Tech

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They’re your best bet for the HighGround play-by-play as they attend sessions throughout the week. Madeline is actually HighGround’s coach for the “Next Great Technology Company” session and will be guiding our team to victory. Last but not least, be search to track these two hashtags: (9) #HRTechConf and (10) #HighGround. As a bonus to this list, it might not be a bad idea to follow #puppies and #booth854 to keep up to date on what’s happening at the HighGround booth.

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. Sally Scannell is a Customer Success Analyst at HighGround, working with customers to establish key performance indicators and helping them achieve program goals. Alongside account managers, Sally serves as a trusted advisor to HighGround customers, helping them drive continuous improvement in their employee engagement programs. .

10 Must-Dos at HRTech Chicago

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On Tuesday, HighGround will be featured during the Discovering the Next Great HR Technology Company session. Making the top three on our list is visiting the HighGround team at booth #854. You can set up an appointment with the HighGround team at HRTech here. The post 10 Must-Dos at HRTech Chicago appeared first on HighGround. HR Tech is less than one month away. We’re excited to host so many industry leaders, experts, solution providers and partners in our hometown.

The Big Question: Do You Have People Data?

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Solutions like HighGround offer visibility into three major areas: Performance Management – Organizations that move toward a frequent cadence of performance development get richer data. Engagement tools like HighGround also allow goal-setting and coaching so both the employee and manager can collaborate and shift priorities if necessary. Platforms like HighGround empower peer-to-peer, top-down and external recognition. 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 post Bad Bosses: It’s Not Always Their Fault appeared first on HighGround.

A Must-Do: Give Credit Where It’s Due

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Recognition and rewards platforms like HighGround highlight daily successes such as new clients launched or business closed, so everyone in the company is aware of achievements that otherwise might go unnoticed. At HighGround, recognitions and rewards are tied to company-wide values, such as “Customer is King” or “Take Ownership.” The post A Must-Do: Give Credit Where It’s Due appeared first on HighGround.

Adding “Value” to Your Interview Process

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For example, a core HighGround value is to “Decide with Data.” At HighGround we’ve created value-based interview guides that challenge hiring teams to be more thoughtful throughout the interview process. When used in combination with other employee engagement tools like HighGround, corporate values can emerge from new hire orientation and be reinforced from the very beginning through candidate assessment, and later, employee recognition and continuous feedback.

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 post News You Might Have Missed appeared first on HighGround. Stay tuned every month as we give you a rundown of the industry news you might have missed. Video] 9 Employee Engagement Archetypes. Everyone is talking about low employee engagement levels, but are managers even thinking about this concept in the right way?

Three Ways External Feedback and Recognition Can Be a Career-Changer

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One HighGround customer, Echo Global Logistics, has even used external recognitions to help improve its internal training programs – read more about it here.) The post Three Ways External Feedback and Recognition Can Be a Career-Changer appeared first on HighGround. Many companies are well beyond assuming an employee’s contributions to an organization can be fully understood from an annual performance review alone.

How Your Brain Responds to Performance Rankings [Video]

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The post How Your Brain Responds to Performance Rankings [Video] appeared first on HighGround. This video called, “How Your Brain Responds to Performance Rankings,” first appeared on strategy + business. You can watch the original version here. .

Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback

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If not, you can learn more about how HighGround helps companies create a culture where ongoing feedback is the norm. The post Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback appeared first on HighGround. We’ve talked about the “ other F words ” before. When someone says “feedback” in the workplace, alarm bells often go off in people’s heads. Getting comfortable with asking for feedback takes practice.

No More Hams. Revamp Your Recognition and Rewards Program.

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appeared first on HighGround. Raise your hand if you’ve ever received a ham, turkey or slightly inappropriate food-based reward from your company. How about an engraved pen? A generic gift card given to all employees? For some reason, some organizations still believe that giving away a celebratory ham, office supplies and impersonal rewards once a year are effective. They’re not. Worse yet, many still give away the #1 bad corporate gift: nothing. Well, it’s now a full-blown epidemic.

Engagement Surveys: There is a Middle Path

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Engagement platforms like HighGround include survey functionality that delivers immediate results, is customizable and collects company benchmark data. Tools like HighGround set themselves apart by providing polling and pulse surveys as well, so engagement conversations are just that – conversations. Click here to learn more about how comprehensive tools like HighGround can help your employee engagement programs.

Employee Surveys: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

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Tools like HighGround have pulse survey functionality that allows you to capture the voice of the employee. The post Employee Surveys: A Marathon, Not a Sprint appeared first on HighGround. Many companies wrongly assume that if they provide an employee survey every 12-18 months and make a handful of changes, they value employee feedback. These surveys are often long, time-consuming and include questions that don’t derive meaningful employee responses.

Is It Time for the Employee to be King?

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appeared first on HighGround. Customer-first mentality. Customer-centric culture. The customer is king. Sit down with leading CEOs today, and you’ll find there are common threads in how executives describe their businesses, with a strong focus on customers being important across the board. And rightfully so. After all, a business can’t survive without customers, and a good measure of success is having happy ones.