Set & Track Effective Goals that Drive Business Results

"Organizations that communicate, cascade, and align corporate goals to employee goals establish a connection between the overall organizational strategy and individual employees"

- Corporate Leadership Council

Goal setting is one of the most critical steps in effective performance management. Too often, managers and employees set goals that are not SMART or in line with corporate strategies, resulting in lost productivity and disengaged workers. Goal management is more than just a once-a-year exercise – it is an opportunity to align the focus of the entire company, clarify performance expectations, and guide employees to success.

emPerform makes it easy to align employee goals with business objectives and effectively guide employee performance and development year-round.

emPerform’s flexible performance reviews helps link employee goals to the departmental goals, and to organizational goals - ensuring every employee is devoting his or her time and attention to critical and important activities.


emPerform makes it easy for managers and employees to set SMART goals at the beginning of the review cycle.

Easily cascade company objectives to individuals or teams and link personal goals to organizational success.

Log in year-round to update and comment on goals and track progress throughout the entire review cycle.

Measure goals using any rating scale that you choose. Comments & 360° feedback help ensure ratings are clear and accurate.

See for yourself: Click here to register for a live demonstration and see real-world examples of effective goal management in emPerform.

Benefits of Effective Goal Management:

Empower Employees
Highlighting the link between employee goals and organization success promotes accountability and empowers employees in their role.

Strategically Deploy Resources
Effective goal management allows organization to deploy resources to tasks which impact critical success factors, enhancing overall productivity.

Ensure Clear Performance Expectations
Effective goal setting keeps employees focused on their objectives and fully aware of what is expected of them.

Acknowledge & Reward Accomplishments
When employee goals are easily measurable, monitoring the status and recognizing milestones is simplified and creates a direct link between performance and rewards.

Goal Cascading

Corporate goals and objectives can be cascaded down throughout the organization to departments and to individual employees. This ensures that the goals of all the employees are aligned to optimize organizational performance and to achieve success. Goal cascading also helps the employee develop his or her own personal goals and objectives and link them to corporate goals.

More than Just Goals

emPerform allows you to evaluate employees on more than just goals. Some possible evaluation criteria can include learning and development, professional compliance, competencies and training.

emPerform’s flexible review forms can be configured to have as many or as few evaluation areas as needed.

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Competency Library: emPerform comes standard with a library of 27 widely applicable competencies definitions. Companies also have the ability to add competencies to the library. Each of the out-of-the-box competencies includes full writing assistant text.

Creating and Tracking Development Initiatives: With emPerform, training and development initiatives can easily be tracked in a Training and Development section within the performance appraisal. Training initiatives can be planned before the evaluation cycle begins and like goals, they can be monitored and tracked by managers until completed. Best of all, once completed, emPerform will contain an official record of training initiatives that have been completed.

Get started with emPerform

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What else is included in emPerform?

With emPerform, you are given a full-suite of features to automate performance reviews and other vital talent management processes. Everything is included in one configurable & easy to use package for the best value – guaranteed.

Online Appraisals

Goal Management

360° Reviews

& Talent Identification

Year-Round Social Feedback

& Reporting

Compensation Management

Online Surveys


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