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 […]

Case Study: Empxtrack Addresses Challenges in Normalization of Appraisal Scores for a Decision Support Analytics Company

Case Study: Empxtrack Addresses Challenges in Normalization of Appraisal Scores for a Decision Support Analytics Company

About the Company This case study is about a company, that provides comprehensive, integrated solutions based on deep understanding of science, the market, and key business challenges that its clients face. The company deploys agile, cross-functional project teams that are responsive to client needs. Their experienced team of experts use proprietary strategic frameworks to help […]

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

How to Avoid Manager Bias from Performance Appraisals?

Performance Appraisals are conducted to evaluate employee performance, identify skill development needs and recognize valuable contribution of the top performers. Using a standard rating criterion in performance evaluation ensures fairness in the process. Impact of Rating Patterns of Managers in Performance Appraisals During performance reviews, every manager uniquely evaluates and scores employees on multiple performance […]

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 […]

How To Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

How To Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

High potential employees, or commonly known as HIPOs, are 50% more valuable to an organization than other employees, as they exhibit 21 percent higher productivity levels. CEB data shows that HIPOs contribute 91% more in achieving business goals. As shown in the image, a high-potential employee has the capability, aspiration and commitment to take organizational […]

Is U.S. Presidential Election Affecting Your Workforce Productivity?

Is U.S. Presidential Election Affecting Your Workforce Productivity?

Getting daily coverage of 2016 U.S. Presidential Election from different forms of media has already created havoc in the HR departments of thousands of organizations. You must be wondering ‘HOW?’ According to a poll conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of American Psychological Association, 52% Americans accepted that Presidential Election has become a significant source […]

Why U.S. Companies Are Losing Faith in Traditional Performance Reviews

Why U.S. Companies Are Losing Faith in Traditional Performance Reviews

Go on the Google search bar and type “Performance Reviews”, you will come across several stories of multinational companies eliminating annual performance reviews. A report published by Bersin by Deloitte stated that, only 8% of companies in their survey reported their performance management process drove high levels of value. 58% felt their process was not […]

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 […]

Set, Monitor & Track SMART Goals Easily, Like Never Before!

Set, Monitor & Track SMART Goals Easily, Like Never Before!

Good spirit, strength and success of a true achiever lie in prudent goal setting. “Walt Disney needs no introduction. Do you know he was rejected from his first job (or I should rather say fired) because his supervisor claimed that he lacked creative imagination? Not only this, but his idea of opening theme park was […]

How to Easily Conduct 180 or 360 Degree Performance Appraisals? Use HR Tools.

How to Easily Conduct 180 or 360 Degree Performance Appraisals? Use HR Tools.

Employee performance appraisals are now universally conducted, considering to be the most important channel, to provide feedback to employees on their past performance. Precisely, the appraisals are the significant opportunities for managers when they can discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their team members and guide them to develop extraordinary skills to excel professionally. Since […]

Use of Bell Curve in Performance Appraisals – Good or Bad?

Use of Bell Curve in Performance Appraisals – Good or Bad?

Before you’re stuck in the science behind the Bell Curve performance appraisal, do you really think it is fair to categorize your employees in different boxes designated as ‘top performers’, ‘average performers’ and ‘low-performers’! May or may not. Well, we can help you make a perfect decision on this! Read on. Organizations believing in pay […]

What Competencies are most used across Performance Appraisals?

What Competencies are most used across Performance Appraisals?

Our customers often ask “What key competencies should we use during the design of a Performance Appraisal System?” Using data for over 110,000 appraisals, we could quickly identify over 800 competencies that were being used. Since this was a large set, we used the SHRM Leadership Competencies to group these into 3 categories and 20 […]

A flexible and intuitive 360 Feedback for employees – A Case Study

A flexible and intuitive 360 Feedback for employees – A Case Study

The client is a US based hedge fund. They have approximately 200 employees on their rolls. Problem Statement and Business Needs The organization comprised mostly employees with research and analysis as being their core profile. Leadership team wanted a more flexible and intuitive online 360 degree appraisal system, allowing employees to get more effective feedback. […]

Use Empxtrack to Assist Managers to Conduct Effective Performance Appraisal Feedback

Use Empxtrack to Assist Managers to Conduct Effective Performance Appraisal Feedback

In our earlier blog – Use Empxtrack to Quickly Complete Employee Evaluation, we had seen how Empxtrack Performance management modules assist managers to complete performance appraisals quickly. In this blog we discuss how Empxtrack Performance Appraisal module assists managers to conduct an effective feedback session. How Empxtrack assist managers to conduct effective feedback sessions Some […]

How HR Managers can Design effective Employee Review Process?

How HR Managers can Design effective Employee Review Process?

Use Empxtrack to Design an Effective Employee Review To conduct an effective employee review in a timely manner is an important responsibility for HR. HR Function is the owner of the performance appraisal process in an organization. The performance appraisal process is linked to many important outcomes such as increments, training, promotions, confirmations, job rotations […]

Utilizing annual performance appraisal for organization development

Utilizing annual performance appraisal for organization development

Overview: For organizational development & growth, human resources are the key contributors. Mature organizations utilize the Performance Appraisal Process to gather information for the launch of OD initiatives. They are aware that the annual appraisal process is not merely for generating increment letters, but it helps in many other ways. This article discusses the strategic […]

Want Motivated Employees to go the Extra Mile?  Use Rewards and Recognitions

Want Motivated Employees to go the Extra Mile? Use Rewards and Recognitions

Remember the last time someone told you “Job well done!”. Didn’t it feel great? Sincere and honest praise of your work makes you feel good about yourself and your work. Successful leaders use rewards and recognitions effectively to motivate their subordinates. The recognition of performance motivates the employees, helps them to take pride in their […]