How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

How to Make Performance Reviews More Meaningful?

Are performance reviews making any difference in your workforce productivity? Is it even effective in optimizing an employee’s performance? Not sure? You’re not alone! Ideally, performance review is a systematic process to evaluate and document performance of an employee. If an appraisal process is designed and implemented carefully, it can help managers and HR to […]

How to make 2017 More Successful from HR Perspective?

How to make 2017 More Successful from HR Perspective?

Employee retention and workforce performance are two major challenges for nearly every organization. For achieving better business outcomes, companies need to engage top talent and create a work culture where each employee adds value to the business. Since employees take time to deliver results, it is important to retain experienced and high capability employees. The […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Improves Performance Appraisal Process for Saksoft

Case Study: Empxtrack Improves Performance Appraisal Process for Saksoft

Transition from Paper-Based Process to Automated Workflows: Empxtrack Improves Performance Appraisal Process for Saksoft Introduction Saksoft is an Information Management and Business Intelligence company managing more than 1000 employees deployed in multiple countries, including India, US, UK, and Singapore. This case study discusses the challenges that the organization faced and how Empxtrack helped them in […]

Infographic : How Managers can set Employee Goals for Better Performance

Infographic : How Managers can set Employee Goals for Better Performance

Take a moment to assume yourself to be a member of sales team in a product based company. An email notification pops up on your laptop screen. Message: Well, the goal doesn’t seem to be an easy one! But is this the right way to decide an employee’s goals? Does the manager even know if […]

Here’s 2017, Be Ready with Resolutions for The New Year

Here’s 2017, Be Ready with Resolutions for The New Year

As we are nearing the end of 2016, each one of us must have made some New Year resolutions. For many, the most common personal resolutions are to eat healthy, exercise more, spend less time on phones and other gadgets, and give more time to family/ friends. But, have you thought about the improvements you […]

How Do Managers Track Achievements of Employee Performance Goals?

How Do Managers Track Achievements of Employee Performance Goals?

Hitting a target that you can’t see isn’t cool. Did you hear that? To achieve your aim, you need to focus on your goals and objectives! Do managers in your company use goal setting and tracking effectively to ensure organizational and employee performance? I am sure only half of you would answer a ‘Yes’! This […]

Employee-Manager Relationship: What Do Employees Expect from Their Managers?

Employee-Manager Relationship: What Do Employees Expect from Their Managers?

Inspiring leader, quick problem solver, empathetic person, multi-tasking colleague and compassionate mentor are some of the qualities that employees generally expect in their manager. For instance, some employees admire a hands-on boss whois always concerned to ask his team members “How are things going?” While others don’t wish to see their boss, except for annual […]

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

How to Make Employee Performance Reviews More Effective

Recently, the news of Adobe, SAP, Microsoft and other Fortune 500 companies eliminating annual performance reviews has been doing rounds in the HR world. The traditional annual performance appraisals are fundamentally flawed with unclear employee goals, irregular feedbacks and no employee recognition programs. It’s true that these once-in-a-year assessments do not improve employee performance, and […]

HR Lesson: Human Resource Management System and the Olympics

HR Lesson: Human Resource Management System and the Olympics

The Rio Olympics 2016 Sports lovers, across the world, had a wonderful time witnessing the spectacular 31st Summer Olympics event. This international sports event, scheduled between 5th to 21st August in Rio de Janeiro, united 10,000 athletes to compete in 28 different sports. Billions of people in more than 200 countries glued themselves to their […]

Is your Performance Management too Complex? Empxtrack can Simplify it!

Is your Performance Management too Complex? Empxtrack can Simplify it!

As stated by Wikipedia, “Employee performance management process includes activities which ensure that goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner. The process helps focus on performance of the organization, department, employee, or even the various processes that are a part of the organizations business. A well-defined performance management enables an organization […]

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

Have Disengaged Team? Meet Employee Needs with Online HR tools!

“If organizations increase investment in workplace practices which are related to employee engagement by just 10%, they would increase profits by $2,400 per employee” as stated by Accenture. The workplaces are changing… And today, the way people perform business functions is evolving rapidly. Introduction of online HR tools has given a new life to multiple workplace practices – employee engagement being one of the […]

HR Lesson: How to Avoid Performance Appraisal Challenges

HR Lesson: How to Avoid Performance Appraisal Challenges

A performance appraisal is a periodic evaluation of employees’ performance. An effective appraisal process encourages continuous feedback, training and praise to nurture workforce. Before you go further, take a look at how John is appraised in a manual appraisal process. “John is an intelligent and hard-working software developer in a mid-size organization. In the absence […]

Make your Employees an Offer they Can’t Refuse, With Pay-for-Performance

Make your Employees an Offer they Can’t Refuse, With Pay-for-Performance

Say aye, if you read the post’s title and thought to yourself that it has to do with Sales team’s performance based incentives. While you’re not alone, this cannot be further away from the truth; employees of almost any department (marketing, HR, operations and more) can be included in a company’s variable incentive plan. The Society […]

4 Steps to Align your Employees to Common Goals and Build an Extraordinarily Efficient HR Process

4 Steps to Align your Employees to Common Goals and Build an Extraordinarily Efficient HR Process

Today, talent shortage causes companies to poach resources from other firms. At Empxtrack, we help you to retain your most valuable employees by making them a part of your workforce management process. In his book titled ‘Corporate Culture and Performance’, John Kotter states that companies with strong adaptive culture and shared values perform better on average […]

Is your Performance Management a mere Ritual?

Is your Performance Management a mere Ritual?

Preface: Many a time HR processes are introduced with a business purpose but end up as a mere formality. There is a need, therefore, to verify if your ‘Performance Management Process’ is meeting your business needs or has turned, over the years, into a glorified ritual. Review the Purpose of your PMS – The purpose […]

Empxtrack Implementation for a Not-for-Profit: Benefits

Empxtrack Implementation for a Not-for-Profit: Benefits

Abstract The implementation of Empxtrack Lite was recently completed for a not-for-profit organization called African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) based out of Washington DC. This case study covers the benefits seen by the organization after the implementation of the package and is based on the feedback given by the customer. Customization of the product Empxtrack considered […]