8 Steps To A Corporate Culture Of Excellence

Professional pride and ambition drive the best professionals to achieve. Most employees want to be a part of a compelling future, want to know what is most important at work and what excellence looks like in the eyes of management. For targets to be meaningful and effective in motivating employees, they should be connected to larger organizational ambitions. Get The Most From Your Employees: Developing A Corporate Culture Of...

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HR Tech Adoption: Welcome To The Cloud

Moving to online HR tools is a necessity for companies to streamline processes and get better employee metrics. Switching to an online tool, however, means change and change ain’t always easy! People need to have a well communicated, well structured implementation plan with some basic expectations outlined about how employees are intended to use the tool and what goals lie behind the move to a technology platform. For example,...

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Employee Development Plans Matter

Once organizations overcome the myths that surround online performance management they’re often enthusiastic about the cost savings and perhaps the equitable ratings it produces. Employee development may be an after thought. In fact development plans are often rarely created in any type of system; however, with the right tools in place, an online system can greatly improve leadership and development. A formal, individual development...

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Moving Performance Management From Paper To The Cloud

Switching to an online tool is just like any other change effort. People need to have a well communicated, well structured implementation plan with some basic expectations outlined about how employees are intended to use the tool and what goals lie behind the move to a technology platform. For example, it could be about improving efficiency, introducing a more fair and equitable manner by which they measure performance or centralizing...

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To Buddy Or Not To Buddy?

Onboarding New Employees: The Buddy System To buddy or not to buddy?  Orientation buddies are existing employees who have been working in your organization for several years. They are good performers who act as a role model for your new employees. They are valuable new employee allies because they can provide information, including the inside scoop about your organization’s people and politics. Assigning an orientation ‘buddy’ to new...

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Orientationware™ and Sprigg Launch Software to Help New Hires

Learnware Design Inc. and SpriggHR Inc. have teamed up to create a helpful new cloud hosted product based on principles of ease of use and better conversations.Called Orientationware™, the new tool will be a stand alone or supplementary module within Sprigg’s Talent Management suite – providing a simple way for companies to get customized orientation and onboarding processes for a three month period. The outcome, Valerie...

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Webcast: When Orientating New Employees Goes Wrong

Hear from Performance and Leadership experts Valerie Dixon and Jilaine Parkes on the consequences of doing your orientation badly and discover ways to get it right. Register here for this free webcast – happening Wednesday, 18 Feb at 1pm EST Learn how you can get a comprehensive orientation process that focuses more on establishing effective communication between new employees and managers so the new employees know they have...

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Performance Review Season: Building a Strategy That Works

Its high season for performance reviews. At this time of year companies are busy getting ready to complete reviews for last year and set up powerful development plans for the year ahead. As more and more SMBs move away from paper-based evaluations and over to Sprigg, we increasingly work with companies implementing the performance and goal products for the first time. They are typically well prepared with their communication...

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