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5 Questions with HighGround CEO Andee Harris

Things have been in full swing over here at HighGround since CEO Andee Harris took the helm, so much so that we haven’t had time to stop and introduce her on the blog. We’re excited to do so today and give you a peek at why we’re so happy to have her in the top …

Setting the Record Straight on Employee Recognition

Today we’re diving into what employee recognition is and isn’t, as well as some tips for implementing a new program or revamping a stale one that may not be as effective anymore. What is employee recognition? If you think this is an easy question, a quick Google search proves that many still get it wrong. …

Build a Workplace Culture That Boosts Retention

To keep your employees, it’s important to understand what kind of workplace culture you’ve created and how it helps or hurts your retention efforts. It’s no surprise then that employee retention is at the top of the priority list for businesses around the globe. According to a recent Glassdoor survey, nearly 35 percent of hiring …

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 …