Anna Burke, Author at HighGround

The “How” Behind Performance Management Transformation [Webinar Recap]

Earlier this month we hosted a webinar, It’s About the How: Making Performance Management as Agile as Your Business, with industry visionary Josh Bersin and Hitachi Vantara’s Scott Kelly. We set out with two goals in mind. First, we wanted to help attendees understand what’s driving the performance management transformation we see today, on both …

Hello from HighGround! Meet Clare Tuchscherer

Today we’re spending some time getting to know Clare Tuchscherer, a customer success manager. Over her three-and-a-half year tenure here, Clare has developed a keen sense of what our clients need out of their HR technology solutions to help their employees be successful. Learn more about her life inside and outside of HighGround. What brought …

Employee Feedback That Matters: Ask These Three Questions to Advance Your Career

By now many organizations are realizing the value of moving from one annual performance conversation to a continuous feedback loop. But it’s much more than a simple process change. Real-time feedback is a culture shift taking place across companies of all industries and sizes. It’s turning managers into constructive coaches and employees into proactive listeners.. …

Hello from HighGround! Meet Adam Dahl

We’re excited to bring back our newest blog series, Hello from HighGround! If you missed our first post, get to know Gina. Today we sat down with Adam Dahl. He’s one of our sales exec extraordinaires. Read on for his take on the problems HighGround solves and what makes him a happy member of our …

State of Meaningful Work: How to Evoke Meaning in the American Workforce [RESEARCH]

Why Meaningful Work Matters and How to Enable It  If you think you can’t be a top employer because you can’t pay the highest salaries and offer the most outrageous perks, you’re wrong. Yes, Silicon Valley technology companies can be hard to compete against for these very reasons. But it’s a myth to believe that …

Goal Setting & Tracking: Three Not-So-Obvious Benefits

Today we are talking about goals. Researchers study them, businesses are judged by them and everyone sets them. They can be short term or long term, simple or complex, shared or private. Not only do goals give us something to work towards, but our professional success is defined in part by whether or not we …

Hello from HighGround! Meet Gina Slesar

How well do you know the people behind HighGround? We’re excited to kick off a new blog series today to give you a glimpse into the people we’re proud to work alongside every day. Today we cornered Gina Slesar for her thoughts on working at HighGround. She certainly knows her way around the office, having …

HighGround and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), put forth by the European Commission in 2012 and finally agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in December 2016, is set to replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec. Although many companies have already adopted privacy processes and procedures consistent with the Directive, the GDPR contains a …

News You Might Have Missed – January

We’re back with the first installment of our industry news recap.  Check out a few of the articles that caught our eye in January. Employee Engagement and Employee Productivity Aren’t the Same Thing — Here’s How to Boost Both Are you an Emily or Jared? Learn the difference between engagement and productivity, and how to …

4 Tips for Managing Millennials in the Workplace

The era of Millennial management has arrived Most employees show up on their first day of work expecting a boss who’s older and wiser than them, but this is becoming less of the norm. Millennials are quickly moving up the corporate ladder and managing each other, leaving organizations to navigate this new dynamic. Here’s how …