Performance Management for Project-Centric Organizations

Performance Management for Project-Centric Organizations

Over 90%  of managers believe their organization’s performance management process does not correspond to the actual work done by their teams and consequently there is a significant dissatisfaction with annual evaluations! It has been observed that a large proportion of managers who give this feedback are from Project-centric organizations or companies where work is done […]

A Leading IT Company Sets Up Unbiased Variable Pay System with Empxtrack

A Leading IT Company Sets Up Unbiased Variable Pay System with Empxtrack

The case study is about a leading technology company with a global hub of more than 1 million developers. The company specializes in innovation management & technical recruitment solutions and supports its worldwide clientele to fast-track their growth. THE CHALLENGE The company had challenges in evaluating employee performance and distributing Variable Pay fairly to the […]

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour

Performance Management has been unsuccessful in many organizations. Traditional annual appraisals and development programs are no longer appreciated by employees and employers alike. The reason – they aren’t employee centric, meaningful and do not give tangible results. 58% of organizations rate their performance management systems as “C Grade or below.” Statistics shows that only 14% […]

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Where Configurability Matters Most in the HR Technology Arena

Let’s start with the universally accepted principle that configurability, like the rest of the “abilities” relative to HCM systems — usability, scalability and inter-operability — are the hardest aspects of a product offering to dramatically improve. These platform attributes (vs. features) consequently should be front and center when evaluating prospective HR technology, because if high […]

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

A Financial Institution Simplifies Incentive Process and Eliminates Manager Bias with Empxtrack Appraisal System

The post contains a case study of one the largest financial service providers dealing primarily in remittances, foreign exchange and bill payment solutions. The company has a large support staff of more than 2,200 employees spread across 800 offices in 31 countries to provide end-to-end financial services to worldwide customer base. The company faced challenges […]

A Leading manufacturer of Industrial Machinery and Equipment Streamlines Processes and Derives Efficiency with Empxtrack Performance Management

A Leading manufacturer of Industrial Machinery and Equipment Streamlines Processes and Derives Efficiency with Empxtrack Performance Management

“Empxtrack turned out to be the perfect solution for our business as we aimed to introduce a more formal and streamlined annual goal-setting and performance evaluation process in 2018. It is simple to set up, requires minimal time and effort to administer, and user-friendly for our employees. In addition, the customer service team is highly […]

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

This article outlines a structured process for ‘Leadership Development’ through ‘e-Learning’. It defines an approach to build leaders to manage your company’s business. Producing Leaders of the desired specifications is now within your reach, if you read, understand & implement this approach. Who is a Leader? The definition may change marginally from ‘Military’ to ‘Political’ […]

Does Work-from-Home Option Boosts Employee Productivity?

Does Work-from-Home Option Boosts Employee Productivity?

Who wouldn’t love being able to work remotely from home? Isn’t this an attractive job perk? With the rise of digital independence, the working landscape has changed dramatically. Employees are demanding better work-life balance, and most employers have adapted and offered occasional work-from-home days to meet employee needs. Work-from-Home – The concept is extremely meaningful […]

Do Frequent Feedback Conversations Guarantee Employee Performance Improvement?

Do Frequent Feedback Conversations Guarantee Employee Performance Improvement?

In the past few years, the term “Performance feedback” has become as important as Client Satisfaction. Feedback sessions are essential to keep employees informed about their strengths and weaknesses. Feedback provides guidance, lead people to perform better. Providing constructive feedback is imperative. Having meaningful and insightful conversations with subordinates to discuss their performance and behaviour […]

7 Ways to Improve People Management

7 Ways to Improve People Management

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” —Gen. George Patton People management is not a cake walk, it is tricky and challenging. One of the best things an employer can do to their managers is – give them the freedom to work […]

Top 7 HR Challenges in 2018

Top 7 HR Challenges in 2018

Human Resource professionals wear many hats and manage a variety of responsibilities – from recruitment to retirement. It rarely happens that a day in an HR department passes slow. Managing human resource department and enforcing policies in an organization have always been a constant concern for HR. But the job doesn’t end here. The department […]

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

8 Ways to Empower Employees In 2018

“Employees are the most important asset of an organization.” You must have heard this catchphrase before. In fact, some of you are already tired listening to this age-old phrase repeatedly. But hold on and think for a moment! What have you done to nurture and retain this asset? Does your organization offer best work culture […]

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

Why Good Employees Quit and How to Stop It?

What’s one thing that keep managers up all night? The fear of losing good employees. We all know, Job hopping has become a norm today. Employees don’t hesitate to quit their current employer, if they are around situations or people they dislike. The above conversation highlights the need of a good employee retention plan. Understand […]

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Introduction: This article addresses one of the major concerns of a CEO: ‘How to improve employee productivity?’ It is to be read in continuation with my previous article on ‘Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance’. The approach below is based on experience and suggests the launch of corporate initiatives based on employee feedback. It also proposes […]

Why the New Empxtrack HR Software is “Amazingly Simple”?

Why the New Empxtrack HR Software is “Amazingly Simple”?

For several years we have been listening to customers, industry thought leaders and prospects; everyone has the same concern – people don’t use the software as intended. When we questioned them via a survey, the usability and complexity of the software turned out to be the number one evil, among several other reasons. In 2017, […]

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]