Betterworks was founded in 2013. It is an HR software that is used for Continuous Performance Management, by aligning developing and activating the workforce of the growth of the business. Betterworks have replaced the ineffective and tiresome annual performance review of employees in some organizations. Betterworks released a survey report which revealed that the leadership and reporting structure of any business and the composition of the HR team significantly impacted on the forward thinking of a business. The report shares steps which any HR professional should take to ensure that each person in their organization is properly positioned to deliver their best in line with the desired outcome of the business.
The report also includes the following findings: Managers and HR professionals view HR as an investment in technology and management practices for forward-thinking human capital. Secondly, the composition of the HR team is essential. CEO being the forward thinkers and able to impact change in the organization, they receive reports from c-level leaders. Lastly, Feedback in an organization is crucial as this serves as a link to share between c-level executives, employees, HR, and managers.
Chief Executive officer of BetterWorks states that CEOs who are forward thinkers align, develop and motivate their workforce in a bid to maintain a competitive advantage. Such CEOs hire HR leaders who have the potential to bring together and create a satisfying experience for employees. Also, organizations that have the HR officer reporting directly to the CEO were in a better position to create a performance management program that was effective.
The survey implies that any organization, large or small should support the evolving performance of employees. To have an effective HR, then it should be empowered and in return should be accountable for the motivation of the whole workforce. HR leaders can influence a positive change in organizations.