How do Employee Performance Management Tools Help the Appraisal Process?

performance management tools

How do Employee Performance Management Tools Help the Appraisal Process?

Employee performance reviews inspire dread in both managers and their employees. They have the reputation of often being unfair and tedious. There are a lot of checkboxes to be ticked and line managers often rush through this critical process to conserve time and energy.

Performance reviews are non-negotiable. They yield vital information that can be used to manage employee performances and separate the company stars from the mediocre assets. Performance reviews ultimately influence both compensation and incentive strategies and manager expectations.

Using Employee Performance Management Software to Make the Job Easier:

Employee performance management entails creating an ultimate plan to which all departments and individual employees subscribe to. This is the only way to fully leverage the power of the workforce without a difference in opinions. Managers are required to evaluate employees based on their skills and competencies and how they can contribute to the company goals.

Performance Management Software offers managers:

  • The ability to keep track of the company goals and specific quarter objectives in great detail.
  • Convenient checklists for individual employees that detail out the steps needed to complete a thorough performance review.
  • Easy competence analysis through description libraries that define in simple terms the skills that should be evaluated during the review. They also define characteristics of above average and average performers so that all supervisors have standardized guidelines to follow for fair judgment.
  • Comprehensive job descriptions of employees to better inform what is needed and expected of them.
  • All-inclusive final review scores that are accurate and free of subjective influences like supervisor preferences.

With modules and features that can automate, streamline and simplify the performance management process, line managers will have more time to engage and manage their employees.


HRsoft is a leading provider of strategic talent management software that improves manager effectiveness and business results. Our full suite of cloud-based HR software solutions includes applicant tracking software, compensation planning software, total rewards software, stay interview software, performance management software, and content management software. To learn more about our Performance Management Software, PERFORMview, click the button below!

Learn More Button