Resources Archive - HighGround

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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 …

Ernst & Young Profiles HighGround

Ernst & Young sat down with some HighGround leaders to talk about the future of work and how companies are adapting. The generational shift in the workplace has forced companies to rethink the definition of work. The emergence of Millennials as a majority voice today’s workforce means that companies have re-adjusted how everyone is managed. …

Continuing the Conversation with Patagonia

Due to the overwhelming response to our February webinar with Deloitte’s Josh Bersin and Patagonia, we will continue the conversation during a virtual fireside chat with Dean Carter, VP of HR & Shared Services, and Chris Mason, Senior Director of Talent at Patagonia. We’ll pop the hood on Patagonia’s HR strategy to get more details …

LLamasoft and Creating a Feedback Culture

LLamasoft prides itself on being a company full of people who are nice and who actually get along. So when it came to giving critical feedback to one another, employees struggled. Craig Wigley, VP of Employee Success, knew the company needed a way for employees to give constructive feedback so they were pushing each other …

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 …

LLamasoft Discusses Transition from Annual Processes to Agile Performance Management

LLamasoft, a supply chain software and services company, greatly values innovation. However, the processes it used for performance management were anything but innovative. In fact, their annual approach had become problematic. Many times, “recency bias” affected these conversations and did little to actually improve employee performance. Craig Wigley, LLamasoft’s VP of Employee Success, talks about making …