Video Archives - HighGround

Patagonia on HighGround’s Best-in-Class Goal-Setting, Recognition & Feedback Solution

Patrick Kelly talks about how its Compass program enables employees to use HighGround’s best-in-class performance management software for goal-setting, checking-in and getting feedback from both their peers and managers. He also discusses their “light touch” approach to rolling out employee recognition through Compass. From the employee perspective, Material Developer Karen Gilsdorf, explains how she uses …

Patagonia Discusses Employee Goal-Setting, Check-Ins and Company Culture

Chris Mason and Dean Carter of Patagonia talk about Compass, Patagonia’s internal, branded program for boosting employee engagement and performance. The company encourages employees to continually drive value and get better everyday. Employees use HighGround for agile goal-setting, continuous feedback and recognition. Facilitated by the HighGround employee engagement software, Compass builds a highly collaborative and …

Patagonia Talks About Using Data to Get Ongoing C-Suite Support for Performance Management Software

Patagonia’s General Counsel, Hilary Dessouky, talks about how the company’s founder, Yvon Chouinard, doesn’t use a computer or cell phone. Because of this, Patagonia wasn’t traditionally a technology-driven company. But as the company scaled, it needed an organic-feeling, user-friendly, collaborative approach to ongoing performance management. As Patagonia has continued to use the HighGround performance management …

Chris Mason of Patagonia Discusses User Adoption, Integrations and Better Employee Performance

Chris Mason, Head of Talent Management, L&D, Compensation, & Workforce Analytics at Patagonia, sat down to discuss Compass, the company’s performance-focused program, powered by the HighGround platform. He discusses Patagonia’s regenerative approach to employee performance and how employee-driven goal setting, check-ins and peer-to-peer feedback are facilitated through the platform. In this interview, Chris also talks …

Virtuoso Discusses Creating Happy Employees and Customers

Virtuoso talks about how using HighGround has fostered more meaningful feedback and created stronger connections between managers and employees. The technology also helps peers give recognition to one another in an easy, effective way. Michelle Rashid, director of culture and organizational development, and Marie Zervantian, director of Human Resources, discuss how a happy and engaged …

Virtuoso on Using HighGround to Better Engage Employees

Virtuoso, a Seattle-based company connecting travelers to the world’s best travel advisors, needed a new and better way to engage its employees. It moved away from traditional processes for employee recognition and performance management and now uses HighGround. Michelle Rashid, director of culture and organizational development, and Marie Zervantian, director of Human Resources, talk about …

Waypoint Homes CEO and COO Talk about Company Culture, Feedback & Recognition

Waypoint Homes CEO Fred Tuomi and COO Charles Young talk about company culture and why a continuous, ongoing approach to performance management and engagement works for them. Fred and Charles discuss the importance of creating a trusting environment where employees know their purpose. Using HighGround, their employees are setting goals and checking in with their managers …

Waypoint Homes on Improved Efficiency and Quality of Performance Management in HighGround

When Vice President of HR, Andrew Bartlow, joined Waypoint Homes he realized its annual review process wasn’t working. They consumed too much time and led to poor quality conversations between managers and employees. Andrew made the case internally for a continuous approach using HighGround. Through the platform, Waypoint is getting more value for less money …

Waypoint Homes Discusses Benefits of Agile Performance and Goal-Setting

The annual review process at Waypoint Homes was a cumbersome process that did little to actually improve performance. A Waypoint manager and senior HR generalist talk about how the new, agile performance process through HighGround has changed how managers and employees interact and develop. About Waypoint The new Waypoint Homes is the rising leader in …