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Engagement

Measuring the ROI of Employee Engagement [Free Calculator]

To help you answer the question of the ROI of improving employee engagement, we have built a simple, free-to-use calculator. It gives you an estimate of potential gains that your company can realize from increasing employee engagement.

Jul 2, 2020
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The Leapsome Platform

Automate Your Employee Surveys for Onboarding and Exit Interviews with Leapsome

With Leapsome’s Employee Surveys, it is now possible to automatically send out onboarding and exit surveys to new hires and departing employees based on their start date or exit date. Learn more about the feature here.

Jun 25, 2020
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Performance

How Cascading Goals Create Alignment and Boost Engagement

Learn everything you need to know about cascading goals, what are they, why are they important, and how to implement them at your company.

Jun 18, 2020
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The Leapsome Platform

Introducing the new Leapsome Slack App

The new Leapsome Slack App allows Leapsome users to complete actions and receive notifications for Leapsome without leaving Slack. Give praise, add meeting agenda items, receive progress updates on your goals and more.

Jun 15, 2020
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Leapsome Engineering

Bringing Structure To Your Express App

Express, the most common web framework for NodeJS, has helped Leapsome since the early days. In this blog, we share the framework of our final implementation and some challenges that we faced.

May 28, 2020
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Engagement

One-on-one meeting template for effective managers

Regular one-on-one meetings between managers and employees are crucial for ensuring that employees feel valued and supported at work. Conduct effective 1-on-1 meetings with this template.

May 15, 2020
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Engagement

How To Give Feedback In 5 Steps [Free Template]

Have you ever struggled with giving feedback at work? Honestly, giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is a difficult task, which may even feel very awkward at times. To help you give high-quality, actionable feedback to anyone at your workplace, we have created an easy to follow 5-step process.

May 6, 2020
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Performance

A people management blueprint for developing your employees

In this post we explore the key components and processes needed to set up a successful people management system. This includes how frequently each process should be run and why each process is an important component for developing your employees and driving success in your business.

Apr 29, 2020
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Culture

The Ultimate List of 110 HR Podcasts [2020]

To inspire you to enhance your people management processes and workplace culture, we have curated a list of 114 podcasts related to HR.

Apr 15, 2020
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Engagement

Listen to Leapsome’s Jenny Podewils on the Startup Stereo Podcast

Jenny Podewils spoke to Katrin Grunwald on the Startup Stereo podcast about why receiving feedback at work can feel like going to the dentist, how founders shape their company’s culture, and lots more.

Apr 9, 2020
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Engagement

Employee survey template for remote teams adapting to the Covid-19 outbreak

Get Leapsome's best-practice questions for running an employee survey during the Covid-19.

Apr 8, 2020
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Performance

Leapsome launches personalised learning features to help companies onboard and develop their employees (even remotely!)

Last year, 94% of employees said that they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their learning and development. To retain that talent, it’s now more important than ever for companies to invest in the learning and development experience. In recognition of these needs, Leapsome is pleased to announce a brand new addition to the platform; Learning and Onboarding. 

Mar 25, 2020
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Work

Emergency Readiness Survey Results (Covid-19)

Leapsome ran a quick and non-exhaustive survey of HR professionals to try and determine how companies deal with emergencies, with a focus on the current situation caused by the spread of Coronavirus.

Mar 13, 2020
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Performance

What Personal Resolutions Can Teach Us About Professional Goals and Failure

Nine out of ten people give up on their New Year’s resolutions before February hits. How can we learn from the failure of our personal resolutions in our professional lives?

Feb 20, 2020
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Performance

Task Management vs. Goal Management: Why Your Company Needs Both

Ready to take on your 2020 targets? Here's why you should use goals alongside daily tasks to get there.

Feb 13, 2020
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Work

20 Everyday HR Processes to Streamline in 2020

As we go deeper into the era of digital transformation, some of you might wonder: how can I actually use this to change my day-to-day for the better?

Jan 21, 2020
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The Leapsome Platform

New: Hold Anonymous Conversations with Survey Respondents

Gain deeper insights from your employees by engage their survey answers with Leapsome's new anonymous conversations feature!

Dec 17, 2019
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Engagement

Employee Net Promoter Score: What Is eNPS and Why Should You Measure It?

The simplicity and efficiency of eNPS makes it the perfect candidate for getting started with measuring employee engagement. ‍Find out how to use eNPS and what to look out for.

Dec 12, 2019
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Engagement

Leapsome Customer PlusDental Wins HR Excellence Award

Leapsome customer PlusDental wins the award in the SME Employee Development category with their application, “How we aligned the development of our employees to our corporate values” at the annual HR Excellence Awards.

Dec 11, 2019
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The Leapsome Platform

Hold High-Leverage Meetings With Leapsome’s New Team Check-Ins Feature

Wouldn’t it be great if you could optimise your group meetings so that checking in becomes a high-leverage activity? Leapsome's newest feature allows you to do just that.

Dec 3, 2019
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Inside Leapsome

Discovering Our Purpose and Values at Leapsome: What Makes Us 'Us'​?

Together as a team, we wanted to get to the bottom of what connects us, what drives us and what makes us successful.

Nov 27, 2019
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Engagement

How to Celebrate Success at Work: A Guide for Managers

When 79% of quitting employees leave due to feelings of under-appreciation, it's time for organisations to up their celebration game.

Nov 19, 2019
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The Leapsome Platform

Celebrate Your Employees With Leapsome's New Praise Wall

With Leapsome’s new Praise Wall feature, you can now put your employees' strengths and achievements centre stage

Nov 12, 2019
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Engagement

Manager and Employee Feedback Examples: How To Give Feedback at Work

We compiled some feedback best practices and feedback examples to give to any employee (or boss!) so you don't have to.

Nov 5, 2019
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Announcing Leapsome’s Performance & 360 Reviews v2.0

Are your performance reviews difficult or burdensome? Don't worry! Our powerful performance reviews feature has got you covered.

Oct 30, 2019
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Engagement

Meeting With Purpose: The Unique Benefits of 1-on-1 Meetings

For anyone who's ever suffered from an inefficient work meeting – 1-on-1 meetings may just be what you've been looking for.

Oct 16, 2019
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Performance

A Step-By-Step Guide to Starting With OKRs From an OKR Expert

Get your OKR setting right with these simple pointers from There Be Giants founder Roger Longden.

Jul 4, 2019
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Performance

How To Set Perfect OKRs [Infographic]

OKR provides a powerful framework for organising and motivating your teams. This infographic takes you through the basics of setting OKR cycles and what to watch out for.

Jul 4, 2019
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Performance

5 Tips to Choosing Effective Key Results for OKRs

The best leaders operate with strong results orientation - but choosing which key results to set is just as important!

Jun 28, 2019
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Performance

5 Tips on Setting the Right Objectives for Your OKRs

By now you're familiar with OKRs and how powerful they can be. But how do you know which objectives to set?

Jun 27, 2019
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Performance

The Rise of OKRs: A Short History of Objectives and Key Results

When Intel CEO Andy Grove gave objectives a boost in the 1970s, it hailed the beginning of OKRs.

Jun 24, 2019
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Performance

Traditional vs. Modern Performance Reviews [Infographic]

Out with the old: in with the new - reviews are no exception! Here's why modern performance reviews are turning things around.

Jun 21, 2019
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Inside Leapsome

Takeaways From Leapsome’s Digitalisation & HR Salon 2019

We were thrilled to have such engaging speakers at our spring event! Here are some of the key learnings we took home with us.

Jun 20, 2019
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Performance

What are OKRs? A Simple Explanation of Objectives & Key Results

OKRs can be the difference between success and failure. But what exactly are Objectives & Key Results?

Jun 20, 2019
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Performance

A 2 Minute Cheat Sheet to Improve Your Performance Reviews

We've packed everything you need to know about running great performance reviews in this quickfire overview.

Jun 10, 2019
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Performance

6 Simple Steps to a Painless Salary Talk

Do salary talks leave you feeling anxious and awkward? Here's how to hold discussions about pay smoothly and fairly.

Jun 6, 2019
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Performance

How to Use Performance Reviews for Development, Not Judgement

The best performance reviews have evolved beyond salary hikes, rankings and lay-offs.

Jun 4, 2019
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Performance

7 Essential Elements of a Modern Performance Review

Here are all the ingredients you'll need to run an elegant, modern performance review that works for everyone.

May 31, 2019
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Performance

4 Biases You Might See in Your Performance Review and How to Avoid Them

Bias is part of human nature. But it doesn't have to be part of your performance review.

May 28, 2019
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Performance

Do Reviews Still Matter in 2019? Take It From Google.

Google is just one of the leading companies to overturn their old review system: here's why.

May 21, 2019
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Engagement

Why Good Leaders Don’t Just Give Feedback, but Ask For it Too

Giving feedback is great for engagement, but it’s requesting feedback that really lays the groundwork for engaged teams.

May 14, 2019
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Engagement

Why Feedback Will Transform Your Millennial Workforce

Rather than waiting for millennials to ask, managers and HR departments need to be proactive in giving continuous, regular feedback.

May 6, 2019
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Engagement

4 Tips That Will Help Your Company Build a Successful Feedback Culture

Bringing change into the workplace can feel daunting, but it doesn't have to be.

May 2, 2019
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Engagement

"How Much?" Here's Why You Should Invest in Feedback Culture

Feedback culture might seem like a nice idea, but what is it really worth? And how can you figure out what it means for your business?

Apr 24, 2019
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Engagement

How to Give Quick and Helpful Feedback at Work

Want to give feedback, but worry it'll take too long? Here's our guide to giving quick and effective feedback.

Apr 16, 2019
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Culture

People & HR Influencers to Follow in 2019

Did you start the new year motivated to pick up the slack and stay up to date on the latest HR trends and insights? We’re here to help you get access to the most valuable people and HR related content in 2019. On LinkedIn and Twitter; roaming the internet as well as the offline world, there are so many people sharing their valuable insight, knowledge, and ideas with us.

Jan 20, 2019
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Work

4 People & HR Trends to Watch in 2019: What Lies Ahead?

Being an HR professional has never been more exciting! Advances in tech and AI – integrated into innovative products, fun apps, and disrupting HR concepts – hit the market at an astounding pace. Within enterprises, HR is finally considered to be a major player in driving business forward and shaping not only the work but the business success of tomorrow.

Jan 10, 2019
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Work

How to Drive Startup Growth: Using the Growth Management Canvas

Growth is imperative – in order to have impact, startups have to grow in terms of business as well as people. Research shows that management can both be an accelerator and inhibitor of business and people growth.

Dec 1, 2018
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Culture

Digital Transformation: How “Embracing Failure” is Often Misunderstood (and What to Do Instead)

Pascal Finette is the founder of numerous startups and advisor to others, particularly in the impact space. Based in San Francisco Bay Area, he is the Executive Director at Fastrack institute and Chair of Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation at Singularity University. His main aim is to enable and support leaders to build what matters. His latest endeavor is called Radical.

Nov 15, 2018
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Engagement

Unlocking Your Company’s Potential: What If Feedback Culture Was the Key?

Claudia Braun is a partner at Return on Meaning GmbH, a boutique consultancy providing consulting, trainings, and workshops on culture and change management, leadership, and mindfulness. Her passion is to help find a sweet spot where meaningful work is an advantage for both employee and the company. Claudia previously worked at McKinsey & Company, consulting companies on subjects including organizational change and leadership. To learn directly from her experience, you can also book our regular feedback masterclass.

Oct 15, 2018
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Performance

Aligning Company and Team: Lessons From the Field on Effective OKRs

Personio has been using OKRs for the last three years, starting from when they were just a few people to their current 100-and-growing. The Personio team has hands-on experience in scaling the culture and process of OKRs. Here’s what Jonas had to say about the top five takeaways from Personio on effective OKR use.

Sep 15, 2018
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Culture

Behind the Buzzwords: What Good People Analytics Looks Like

Gilbert Dietrich is current Executive Director and Head of People at Aperto, a leading digital agency and IBM company, former head of People Operations at SoundCloud, and former Team Lead at Google covering Germany and Emerging Markets. We spoke to him about his insights on why People Analytics matters to companies, and how to plan for success and make the most of a company’s people data.

Aug 15, 2018
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Performance

Making a Great Start With OKRs

Roger Longden is an experienced OKR coach and consultant. He has supported over 20 companies on their journey to implement OKRs, among them Catena Media, Bede Gaming and a number of business accelerators like Techstars in Berlin. He first got excited about OKRs when introduced to (his now mentor) Brett Knowles who is one of the world’s leading authorities on the execution and measurement of strategy.

Jul 15, 2018
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Performance

“A Tech Company Not Investing in its People is Like BASF Not Investing in its Chemical Plants.”

This month we are interviewing Jan Miczaika, partner at HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. He previously founded Hitmeister while pursuing his PhD and then served as COO at Wooga, where he grew the company from 30 to 300 employees.

Apr 23, 2018
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Work

Four Core Drivers of High-Performing Teams : Insights From Maria Rische

Effective leadership is by far the most important driver and it is linked with all the following ones. Effective leaders need a crystal-clear awareness on their actions’ and behaviors’ impact on an organization. It is all about consciously being a role model.

Jan 10, 2018
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