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The New World of Performance Management

  We as an industry have been reinventing, experimenting and discussing performance management for almost a decade. Should we get rid of reviews? Put stretch goals in place? Integrate check-ins? Change development plans? Include 360s and pulse surveys? Josh Bersin, principal and founder, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, will discuss his most recent research …

Four Ways to Jumpstart Your Professional Growth

We spend 30% of our lives at work – one-third of our human existence. For some, it’s a financial necessity. And for others who have found a way to combine what they do with what they love, it’s a passion. Many factors affect employment happiness. A work/life balance. How you’re valued and compensated. The people …

HighGround Customer Story: Patagonia

When Patagonia wanted to revamp its performance management process, it implemented HighGround to help them better develop its workforce. Vice President of Human Resources Dean Carter talks about the importance of transparency around goal-setting and coaching and how HighGround is driving better employee engagement.

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 …

HighGround Customers Tackle Performance Management

In nearly every sector of the business world, one of HR’s longest-standing processes is going through a transformation. Once the singular basis for determining an employee’s value to the organization, the traditional annual performance review has been deemed an ineffective measuring stick for employees and, actually harmful to their development. In its place is a …

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 …