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Top Performance Appraisal Software Products
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Halogen's cloud-based performance management software helps your managers give employees the direction, feedback and development they need to excel. Halogen Performance is a powerful, easy-to-use solution for cultivating a high-performance workforce that is completely aligned with your organization's goals and priorities. Users rave about Halogen Performance and how it has enhanced both their performance appraisal process and management practices. Take a free trial! View Profile
Performance management software that helps your managers give employees the direction, feedback and development they need to excel. View Profile
More than just Performance Reviews, Namely is the first all-in-one HR platform that employees love to use. Namely is powerful, easy-to-use technology that allows small to mid-sized companies (15 to 2,500 employees) to handle all of their HR, Payroll, Benefits, and Time & Attendance in one place. Coupled with dedicated support, every Namely client gets the software and service they need to deliver great HR and a strong, engaged company culture. Schedule your free demo at Namely.com. View Profile
Namely is the HR, Payroll, and Benefits platform your employees will love. View Profile
The HighGround platform helps you transition from annual, backward-looking performance appraisals to real-time, development-focused conversations between not only employees and their managers, but between peers as well. HighGround is a multipurpose feedback tool that empowers and archives 1-on-1 conversations, group feedback, self-assessments, project retrospectives, department/team evaluations, and succession and mobility planning. View Profile
HighGround helps customers, such as Patagonia, United, Allianz, Echo Global Logistics and Intermedix, to improve employee engagement. View Profile
emPerform offers award-winning software for simplifying & automating employee performance management processes. emPerform is easy-to-use, effective and affordable - providing a full suite of functionality for one low price. emPerform is ideal for organizations with 150-3,000 EE's & delivers the guidance & flexibility needed for success! Flexible online appraisals & self-assessments, easy goal-management, compensation planning, 360 reviews, reporting, social feedback & template libraries. View Profile
Award-winning employee performance management software. Online appraisals, goal management, 360's, ongoing feedback, reporting + more. View Profile
Lattice is a modern performance management system focused on helping companies grow and retain their employees. The platform offers a continuous performance management solution including 360 performance reviews, real-time feedback, goal/OKR management, and manager/employee check-ins in a simple, user friendly interface. We typically work with companies between 50 - 1,000 employees. View Profile
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Trakstar's Performance Appraisal software helps HR and your organization manage feedback, goals and reviews. You can build customized appraisal forms, set SMART goals, and create flexible workflows to meet the needs of your organization. 360/Multi-rater feedback is an option. Trakstar's rich feature set and visually appealing interface are available at a reasonable cost. Implementation is customized for you. Trakstar offers a free trial, price quote, or a live demo from a real person. View Profile
Online performance appraisal system that leads the industry in ease of use, manageability and affordability. View Profile
Cambeo is a Performance Intelligence Platform for Retail Teams with business intelligence built to track and grow employee revenue impact. Cambeo's platform crunches your employee data and combines it with Cambeo's culture database and employee surveys (reviews, 360s, audits, etc.) to provide activities that correlate directly to your revenue. You can then create focused training and goals so your managers and employees can actually know what tasks truly make a difference to the bottom line. View Profile
Cambeo is a Performance Intelligence Platform for Retail Teams. Create your employee hub - monitor culture, training, and performance. View Profile
Reviewsnap's acclaimed performance management software offers the most flexible, robust, user-friendly and cost-effective online solution on the market today. It includes performance review, 360 degree feedback and compensation tracking modules all bundled under one highly affordable annual subscription fee. Our customers have found Reviewsnap to be an ideal framework for enhancing employee communication, morale and productivity and for developing a culture focused on high performance. View Profile
Web-based performance management; customize reviews, competencies, rating scales, review periods, employee plans, employee evaluation. View Profile
Easy to use and research driven talent management platform for Performance Management, 360 peer reviews, Real time feedback, social praise, Goal management and cascading. Developmental and feedback based approach also includes modules for collaboration, LMS, survey, and rewards. Based on best practices, our engaging approach to performance management is proven to improve employee engagement. View Profile
Leading Talent management platform for performance management, 360 reviews, real time feedback, OKRs and social praise. View Profile
Imagine if reviews were always completed on time without you having to chase everyone. What it you could spend your time developing staff rather than wrestling with forms. What if staff were getting the performance coaching they need when they needed it. Thats what WorkCompass helps HR departments achieve. Our award winning application has an unrivaled Net Promoter Score of 91 for ease of use. Our customers have been recognized by Great Place to Work and Investors in People as Best in Class. View Profile
Ongoing performance check ins that staff love. View Profile
An affordable and easy-to-use and configure performance management solution. It brings together performance appraisals, 360-degree feedback and engagement surveys into one simple and integrated platform. Capture feedback from colleagues, managers and subordinates to get a broader view of every employee's skills, competencies and behaviours. Primalogik 360 simplifies and automates your 360 feedback survey process. Try it for free. Get started in seconds with minimal configuration required. View Profile
Affordable web-based solution with customizable questionnaires, automated email reminders and quick sign-up process. Try it for free. View Profile
LightWork Talent Management (formerly PerformancePAM) is a dynamic talent management system designed to help you identify strengths and areas for improvement in employee performance and set goals for employee and company success. Web-based with familiar Microsoft Windows navigation, LightWork integrates with all HR systems with tightest integration to Sage HRMS. View Profile
Encourages employee development and results in a marked increase in workplace performance and satisfaction. View Profile
Appraisd is not your typical HR software. We created Appraisd after listening to managers telling us how tedious and ineffective staff reviews can be. At the same time it's more vital than ever to help your employees grow and develop with feedback and goals. Appraisd puts objectives, competencies, progress notes, personal development plans and feedback into the hands of staff themselves. That's how we get amazing ownership from employees and massively reduce the work required by HR. View Profile
Appraisd will cut down on admin, track objectives & gather feedback in a beautiful appraisal system your staff will thank you for. View Profile
With this employee appraisal system, you can: Create customized and easy-to-use evaluation and review forms; Set up career paths for employees that align with your organizational goals; Visualize and align goals using graphical dashboards; Work with talent pools for various employee groups and levels; Analyze and improve performance for the entire company. Lanteria's Performance solution is available for SharePoint 2013, 2016 and Office365. View Profile
Performance is a SharePoint-based system that automates the employees performance management, assessment, and appraisal processes. View Profile
Manage your compensation planning and performance processes more efficiently and effectively. Tie your compensation practices directly to your business strategy. Align workforce rewards with employee performance. Do it all better with FocalReview. With FocalReview, the advanced compensation planning and performance management suite from SpiraLinks, you can manage your salary, bonus, and stock plans on different timetables for different employee populations in multiple currencies and languages. View Profile
Total Rewards Software - Compensation Planning, Performance Management, on premise or SaaS, deploys rapidly regardless of size. View Profile
PeopleGoal is a customisable, cloud-based employee performance management service. Our solution allows business owners to align individual goals to those of the business, in real time and in the cloud. We drive higher engagement in the performance management process and use this data to produce key insights into how your teams and people work together. View Profile
Fully-configurable, cloud-based employee performance management solution that focuses on goal alignment and real-time social feedback. View Profile
Painless Performance Reviews- PerformYard is simple and flexible for HR and a snap for employees. You can recreate your existing review process or build out a new performance management strategy. This software supports continuous feedback, 360 reviews, annual reviews, project based reviews, recognition, client feedback, and other feedback so all your employee assessments can live in one place. Support is always free and unlimited. Manage your next review cycle with just a few clicks. View Profile
Painless Performance Reviews! PerformYard is simple and flexible for HR and a snap for employees. View Profile
TalentGuard's cloud-based Performance Management software provides qualitative and quantitative insight during the performance program, aligns goal and objectives to the organization, encourages feedback and recognition, and supports coaching and development to ensure a top performing workforce. View Profile
TalentGuard's cloud-based Performance Management software provides qualitative and quantitative insight during the performance review. View Profile
Fairsail, now part of Sage, enables mid-size, multinational companies to manage modern workforces through its global cloud HRMS, transforming how organizations acquire, engage, manage and develop their people. Implemented quickly and simple to use, the award-winning system increases workforce visibility, HR productivity and provides better experiences across the entire workforce. Fairsails customer portfolio includes Aveva, Armstrong, Klarna, Mitsubishi UFG, Paddy Power Betfair and more. View Profile
A comprehensive global cloud HR system built on Salesforce, for mid-sized multinational organizations. View Profile
EchoSpan's 360-degree feedback tools are relied upon by more than 3,900 companies worldwide. With their affordable, web-based system, every aspect of your employee feedback process can be easily customized, including review content, rating scales, email messages, workflows and report appearance. In addition, EchoSpan's Development Planning Module closes the loop on your 360-degree feedback process and keeps your employees engaged in development year-round. View Profile
EchoSpan puts you in control of your employee review and development programs with our robust 360-degree feedback platform. View Profile
Growth Edition is the simple, easy way to automate performance reviews, develop your employees & gain insights into your business. Ideal for companies with up to 250 employees, Growth Edition is easy to setup & customize & provides managers with simple & powerful ways to evaluate employees & make practical suggestions to develop their team. Improve skills & ensure compliance with integrated eLearning & transform data into relevant insights to make strategic decisions that make an impact. View Profile
Cornerstone Growth Edition helps growing businesses automate performance reviews and develop its employees. Start your FREE Trial! View Profile
Ascentis offers an entirely new way to manage talent more effectively with technology and tools that support real-time, meaningful feedback and learning. Ascentis helps managers fine-tune performance on-demand, assign training in-the-moment, and allows annual reviews to be optional or even a thing of the past. Ascentis Performance Management allows managers to map employees goals and achievements, and provides insight into learning experiences that will create a high-performance culture. View Profile
Ascentis Talent Management software includes performance and learning management, 360-degree feedback, and compensation planning. View Profile
Performance Appraisal Software
Performance Appraisal software is a subset of talent management software that streamlines the employee review cycle. This software helps managers assess the work of their employees accurately and objectively, and make important decisions about promotions and firings. Below is a look at the most popular options as measured by a combination of their total number of clients, active users and online presence. In order to see a comprehensive list, please visit our Performance Appraisal Software Directory.
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Published by Halden Ingwersen on February 28, 2017
Read more about how we performed our research: The Top 20 Most Popular Performance Appraisal Software Solutions [Infographic]
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