Our Favorite Posts & Resources from 2016

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Well, 2016 is almost over and what a year it has been. We thought it would be nice to compile and recap some of our favorite resources and posts from the last 12 months and share with all of you. We have certainly loved creating and sharing these guides, case studies, webinars, and articles and hope you enjoy them!

Here are some of our favorite posts and resources from 2016.

Continuous Performance Management Continuous Employee Performance Management: How to Flip the Switch

A big focus this year in the talent management space has definitely been the trend towards re-tooling traditional once-a-year appraisals and moving to a more ongoing and continuous performance management process.  This insightful webinar, which we hosted with HR.com with host Edie Goldberg, reviews how to get started with year-round performance management. Watch here.

blind-spots How to Check Performance Blind Spots

This practical article provides an overview of the most common performance blind spots and how can they be highlighted for our organization’s workforce in a positive way that solicits change. Read full post.

5.0 Introducing emPerform 5.0!

2016 was kicked off with the launch of emPerform’s latest release – version 5.0. Along with updates to existing functionality, this latest release packed several new enhancements to increase the accessibility and usability of all modules included in emPerform. A sleek and modern user-interface, accessibility on mobile devices, new talent dashboards with line-of-sight visibility, a behavior-based competency matrix, and helpful appraisal timelines are among the helpful additions to emPerform. Read the full post here.

logs Improving Employee Appraisals with Performance Logs

This insightful post reviews how introducing simple performance logs into your organization can take the chill out of appraisal season. Read full post.

checklist Employee Performance Management Software Buyer’s Checklist

With many companies ditching pen and paper reviews and looking to move towards ongoing and automated performance management, we decided it would be helpful to help in the search of a perfect solution. This free checklist reviews the questions to ask when evaluating HR software and offers a practical guide for finding and selecting the vendor and system that’s right for your company. Download here.

jbs JBS United Cuts Appraisal Time in Half with emPerform

This year, we added several new customer case studies to our library. One in particular highlighted how JBS United was able to transform performance management into a centralized and meaningful business conversation and cut appraisal time in half. Read full post.

meeting Bringing back the good old-Fashioned one-on-one meeting

Even with the great advances in performance management tools and technologies in the past decade, we have yet to encounter anything that can replace the power of one-on-one meetings or informal ‘check-ins’ between managers and employees.

This helpful post offers foolproof tips for successful one-on-one meetings with employees. Read full post.


Stay tuned for many more helpful posts and resources from emPerform in 2017!