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Performance Management System False Positives: 3 Ways Your Data Could Be Lying

A great performance management system on paper doesn’t guarantee a successful one in practice. In fact, designing the process itself is just the beginning. Along the way, HR executives must wear many hats in order to ensure a smooth transition with a positive outcome. They must be: Strategists tasked with coming up with the right …

Four Ways to Manage Your Employee Experience Like Customers

Employee experience is more than just a buzzword in HR industry circles. In today’s cut-throat hiring market, it can mean the difference between business success and failure. With the pool of unemployed professionals at an all-time low, recruiters have no other choice but to set their sights on qualified candidates who are already employed – …

FAQ: How Can Businesses Determine Merit and Compensation Without Ratings?

Today we’re introducing a new type of post here on our blog. Our customers are always looking to tap into the power of the crowd, to uncover best practices for using our technology or running their HR programs in general. Our team frequently fields questions from our customers to help them solve specific issues or …

In Search of Meaningful Work: 3 Characteristics of Employees Who Have Found It [WEBINAR]

The term “meaningful work” yields more than six million Google results. Acclaimed author Malcolm Gladwell started talking about meaningful work more than 10 years ago, and today we’re still finding countless books, articles, podcasts and posts on the topic. So, what does “meaningful work” mean? Why is it important? And how do you achieve it? …

Hello from HighGround! Meet Madeline Ryder

We’re back with our series to introduce you to another one of our fantastic employees, Madeline Ryder. Madeline is on our engineering team and joined us about 10 months ago. Today we’re spending some time getting to know her and about her experiences as a female engineer in Chicago. How did you find your way …

SHRM 2018 Recap: The Three Things We Love Most About Conferences

Another SHRM conference has come and gone. This year’s event held in Chicago brought together 22,000 HR professionals for several days of networking, keynote presentations, breakout sessions and fun. As a technology provider to the HR industry, we attend many different conferences throughout the year, both large and small. Why? We get to do three …

Real-Time Feedback Works – And 9 Stats to Prove It

Real-time feedback wins the award for biggest game changer in the world of modern performance management. While we know that yesterday’s processes won’t work for today’s employees, the thought of overhauling your HR strategy can be daunting. Enter real-time feedback. It complements nearly every aspect of HR, from coaching and development to rewards and recognition …

HighGround’s Commitment to Privacy, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

On Friday, May 25 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially takes effect. The 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 …

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. …