Performance Reviews

Growth Strategy for HR: How DoorDash Built Processes that Scale

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Company Culture

Launching the Impraise 6-pack

At Impraise we recently rolled out our new guidelines about internal behaviors - our equivalent to company core values. Find out more about the steps we took to launch them.

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Company Culture

Introducing the Impraise 6-pack

At Impraise we recently launched a new version of our core values. The 6-pack is a behavior guideline to help create a culture where our people are enabled and empowered. Here’s why we did it, how, and what we learned from our first failure.

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Goal Setting

Using OKRs as a method for goal setting and driving alignment

As HR, you know an important part of company culture is ensuring there is clarity and alignment across the board. So how can you support the company in creating alignment between individuals, teams, and overarching company objectives? One way to do so in line with the performance management process, is goal setting, using the popular methodology: OKRs.

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Performance Reviews

Getting buy-in for your new performance management system

Even if you have your own HR budget to invest in new tech, to introduce a successful change you first need to gain complete executive buy-in. If you can convince your executive team that your solution will have a positive impact on your results, they’ll “buy-in” to your plan.

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Performance Reviews

Five requirements of a performance management system, to drive adoption

Choosing the performance management system that’s right for you is never easy, particularly when it comes to driving adoption. That’s why it’s critical that your adoption plan takes into consideration people’s mindsets, and your company culture. One way of improving your chances of success is to look for a vendor that is focused on successful adoption.

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Performance Reviews

Five metrics your performance management system should be tracking

The ability to track and measure your people’s performance with hard data is a real privilege of today’s HR landscape. While it’s not really necessary to collect terabytes of data, it is critical you at least have enough information to strategize and optimize your people processes. Here are the top five metrics your performance management system should help you track.

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Get better at work

How managers get upward feedback from their team

Do you often get feedback from your direct reports? If not, you should look into changing the situation. It is important for managers to get upward feedback because there are significant values in the input from subordinates. 

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Performance Reviews

Three ways regular check-ins improve performance reviews

Even if your business isn’t ready to completely ditch the performance review, regular performance check-ins are a valuable addition to the performance management process. Here are a three benefits your company will experience by supplementing your review cycle with check-ins.

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How real-time feedback makes performance reviews easier

The annual performance appraisal is no longer the appropriate way to enhance today’s work environment. Instead, employees expect to receive helpful feedback straight away. By using real-time feedback and regular check-ins, you can support more consistent professional development.

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Using Google Docs for performance reviews: pros and cons

Google Docs is one of the many tools any Google account-holder can access. As a result, at some point in the performance management process, many growing HR teams have considered adopting Google Docs to support their efforts. In this article we’ll take a closer look at the tools used to complete performance reviews, and the impact this has on their efficiency.

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Four key skills successful managers have in common

Managing people is a skill that comes naturally to some, while others have to work hard to master it. Being able to assess an individual’s ability to manage others successfully, is especially important from an HR perspective. To make this simpler, we have listed the 4 key things successful managers have in common so you know what to look for in your next round of interviews.

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Five advantages of employee-driven feedback

While your department may have to kickstart your new feedback culture, what you want is for your employees to eventually take ownership. When you’ve reached the point that employees are keeping your feedback culture alive and vibrant on their own, your company will experience the full benefits:

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Performance Reviews

An expert opinion on making performance reviews more valuable

Marie Gould Harper, Program Director at the American Public University shares her opinion on how HR departments can help make the performance management process more valuable for managers and employees alike by looking at team and project outcomes, not just individual performance.

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