HR management tools allow individual employees to take control of their career trajectory through mutually agreed goals and competencies. For managers to better understand their team member's strengths and weaknesses, the tools they use for performance management should have the following characteristics.
Real-time feedback mechanism to help employees receive constant inputs from their managers. Instead of relegating the coaching and monitoring process to communication apps, an HR management solution provides benefits like enabling coaching from ERP instances, sending automated communications to stakeholders to keep them in the loop, and achieving greater transparency between employees and managers.
Software integrations that connect natively with other systems improve team productivity and enable efficiency. Integrations with email services, calendars, platforms, and other regularly used tools that make use of data analytics.
Analytics and data visualization features result in a system that uses insights across departments, teams, and locations. Visual representations drastically reduce the fear of numbers and allow everyone to look at the data and make informed decisions. Visual dashboards incorporating real-time updates lead to faster recognition of trends, and managers can guide teams accordingly.
Templates add value to stakeholders with execution permissions by giving them a solid position to start from instead of starting from scratch. Teams can customize them as needed so that the level of personalization stays consistent. When paired with automation, they can tackle first-level communication of various processes like job postings, mailing offer letters, organizing welcome packages, and workflow onboarding, among others.