The industry-leading platform for verified software reviews recognizes Leapsome as a High Performer in three product categories: Performance Management, Employee Engagement, and OKRs. Leapsome also won "Easiest Setup," "Best Support," and "Easiest To Do Business With" in two of these categories.
In this blog post, we’ll answer the question, “What are OKRs?” and share best practices for OKR development and alignment. We’ll also share an infographic to empower you to use this tool to propel your organization and employee engagement forward.
Giving employees an understanding of where their skill set stands and what they need to improve on to accelerate their career progress is critical for engagement and retention — Leapsome’s new Development Framework & Skill Matrix feature can help you with that.
How we’re migrating our code from AngularJS to Vue while still delivering outstanding features to our customers.
To some extent, remote work is here to stay, and this new paradigm makes building engagement more important than ever. In this article, we begin with a brief overview of engagement and how it gets affected by remote work, then we dive into five practical ideas to help you build engagement at your workplace.
Quality Assurance (QA) encompasses processes and tools to ensure that a product meets quality standards. This is a crucial practice for building any sophisticated software at speed and with superior quality.
Get started with Objectives & Key Results with our free OKR Template in Google Sheets along with a short guide on how to use the template.
Top employers like Google and Amazon agree that surveys are among the most relevant, useful, and impactful ways to understand and engage employees. But what questions are the must-haves in a survey? In this template, we discuss the major survey topics and the most important questions in each of the categories.
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.
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.
Learn everything you need to know about cascading goals, what are they, why are they important, and how to implement them at your company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get Leapsome's best-practice questions for running an employee survey during the Covid-19.
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.
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?
Ready to take on your 2020 targets? Here's why you should use goals alongside daily tasks to get there.
Gain deeper insights from your employees by engage their survey answers with Leapsome's new anonymous conversations feature!
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.
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.
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.
Together as a team, we wanted to get to the bottom of what connects us, what drives us and what makes us successful.
When 79% of quitting employees leave due to feelings of under-appreciation, it's time for organisations to up their celebration game.
With Leapsome’s new Praise Wall feature, you can now put your employees' strengths and achievements centre stage
We compiled some feedback best practices and feedback examples to give to any employee (or boss!) so you don't have to.
Are your performance reviews difficult or burdensome? Don't worry! Our powerful performance reviews feature has got you covered.
For anyone who's ever suffered from an inefficient work meeting – 1-on-1 meetings may just be what you've been looking for.
Get your OKR setting right with these simple pointers from There Be Giants founder Roger Longden.
When Intel CEO Andy Grove gave objectives a boost in the 1970s, it hailed the beginning of OKRs.
Out with the old: in with the new - reviews are no exception! Here's why modern performance reviews are turning things around.
We were thrilled to have such engaging speakers at our spring event! Here are some of the key learnings we took home with us.
We've packed everything you need to know about running great performance reviews in this quickfire overview.
The best performance reviews have evolved beyond salary hikes, rankings and lay-offs.
Here are all the ingredients you'll need to run an elegant, modern performance review that works for everyone.
Bias is part of human nature. But it doesn't have to be part of your performance review.
Google is just one of the leading companies to overturn their old review system: here's why.
Giving feedback is great for engagement, but it’s requesting feedback that really lays the groundwork for engaged teams.
Rather than waiting for millennials to ask, managers and HR departments need to be proactive in giving continuous, regular feedback.
Bringing change into the workplace can feel daunting, but it doesn't have to be.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.