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HighGround Feedback

HighGround’s feedback platform allows managers and employees alike to solicit individual or group feedback in real-time. We incorporated great flexibility into our solution by offering several different methods to deliver it. Feedback can be requested at key times throughout the year, such as after a project or event, to ensure timeliness and accuracy. Regular, multi-directional feedback …

Companies that have transitioned to agile performance management

It’s likely fair to say that the processes that facilitate employee performance and development are perhaps the most troubling for HR executives. Why? These processes are meant to bring out the best in your employees and serve as a strong component of your company culture. The problem here is that those employees are living, breathing …

Think Exceptional Employee Performance Starts with Employee Engagement?

There’s no disputing that employee engagement is good for productivity. But employees are more likely to be engaged in their work when they feel they’re performing to the best of their current abilities, and continually developing skills that are valuable to the organization’s success. It’s a cycle of success that doesn’t end with employee performance …

A Day in the Life Using HighGround

Learn More Follow a new employee as she begins her new job at a company that uses HighGround. She creates her own goals, checks-in regularly with her manager, solicits feedback from her peers, give recognitions after a successful project and regularly takes pulse surveys. Through using HighGround’s performance development and engagement solution, Emily is confident …

The Ultimate Toolkit for Continuous Employee Development

A lagging approach to performance management is a reality that most companies no longer ignore. Many are actively transitioning to a real-time, continuous approach, but they’re also facing the overwhelming responsibility of restructuring how an entire organization thinks about and executes a new employee development strategy. HR is the torchbearer for this transformation and leads …

How HR Can Build a Self-Energized Workforce for a More Sustainable Business

As the war for talent becomes more arduous and Millennials demand roles that offer a sense of purpose beyond a paycheck, HR’s position as the architect of people development and culture is more important than ever. HR is now a lead steward of company purpose and a major influencer on overall strategy and internal and …

8 Performance Management Truths from the Experts

It’s an exciting time in HR. New generations entering the workforce are pushing the boundaries of more traditional HR practices. A long-tenured career with one employer is a thing of the past. Transient employees combined with the rise of flexible work arrangements make it difficult to engage all employees throughout their entire lifecycle with your …

HighGround Goals

Traditional workplace goal-setting was largely reserved for sales teams as a target and measurement for success. While other departments may have encouraged goals as part of its annual review process, they were rarely as disciplined in their implementation and management of them. However, leading organizations now recognize the many benefits of goal-setting and have adopted …