PerformYard Software


 

PerformYard is a cloud-based feedback and corporate performance management solution that allows users to set goals and track performance. The solution also helps in other human resources (HR) processes such as onboarding and organizational charts. PerformYard is suitable for a variety of industries including consulting, accounting, information technology, and healthcare.

Users can define and communicate strategies to teams across the organization. Strategies can be broken down into executable parts and assigned to various people. Managers can define expectations and set timelines for completion. They can also use performance insights to check task status and analyze the performance of individuals.

PerformYard allows managers to customize review questions and provide feedback to employees. The solution provides real-time updates and displays progress toward goals. The solution also helps users to generate status reports.

Support is available via phone, email and through an online knowledge base.

 

PerformYard - Employee dashboard
 
  • PerformYard - Employee dashboard
    Employee dashboard
  • PerformYard - Cascading goals
    Cascading goals
  • PerformYard - Goal tracking
    Goal tracking
  • PerformYard - HRIS
    HRIS
  • PerformYard - Reporting
    Reporting
  • PerformYard - Review Forms
    Review Forms
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

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Matthew from Lloyd Companies
Specialty: Property Management
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

February 2017

February 2017

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The software was much more user friendly than I had expected. After a short training, I was able to navigate it with ease.

Pros

Great customer service and technical support!

Cons

Slightly confusing interface.

Advice to Others

Take your time and get to know the software. You'll be glad you did!

 
 
 
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Wendy from Sequence

August 2017

August 2017

We had a short but positive experience with PerformYard. The account and sales team were great.

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having all performance related information in one place - ability to reference data more easily and see progress

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UI was sometimes difficult to navigate and you could get lost or forget where you were - breadcrumbing could be improved

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jackie from Exceptional Software Strategies, Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Great customer service and site is easy to use and navigate!

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Ease of use and navigate, ability for employees to work on review from anywhere, flexibility to customize to the way the company operates with reviews, fantastic and quick responding customer service

Pros

The site is easy to use as an admin and user friendly for the employees. The customer service was very quick to respond and help when needed. We also enjoyed having multiple levels of approvers and ways to assign reviews to specific groups of employees. I, also, enjoyed running reports to see where everyone stood in the review process.

Cons

Unfortunately, it is a separate website which for our specific situation, was what we were trying to move away from. We ended up moving our reviews to our system that already holds HR, Benefits, Payroll, and Annual Reporting data. For our company, it made sense to keep the reviews in the same system the employees are already going into.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Daniel from American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

The initial setup was easy. They provided personal training and were always available for questions.

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easily administer our performance review process online. All I do is set it up and the system takes care of the rest - providing email prompts to user to fill out or review forms. It's easy to use and saves us time.

Pros

flexibility. I can use some or all of the features. The value for the money is very high. Cost per person is low, and the feature set is large.

Cons

The jargon can take some getting used to; forms, templates and reviews took some getting used to, but the help library is great.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Nicole from Quaero
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Solid Performance Tool

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This performance platform has all the features you could want along with the flexibility to make your review process and goal setting as customized as you like. The support is great, very responsive to any inquiry and goes above and beyond to ensure you have what you need! Users do have to log in regularly to familiarize themselves with all the features and particularly at review time it is beneficial to walk them through how to use it, if they do not get in on a regular basis. Overall, great product that streamlines not only the review and goal setting but really allows managers to have a great catalog of accomplishments, comments and progress to look back on.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: April 2017

April 2017

 

Thanks for the feedback Nicole; it's been great to support you and Quaero and we look forward to continuing to work together.

 

Rachel from Hanover Research

March 2017

March 2017

PerformYard performs for our entire company

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PerformYard helped us add rigor and uniformity to our review cycles. With the platform, it is easy for managers to compare direct report's performance across review periods, as well as to their peers. Managers appreciate the consistency of their employees' performance records in one place, and our HR team uses the platform to send and store company policies that new hires need to sign for our company record.

What really makes PerformYard stand out is their exceptional customer service. They give us custom support with review cycle set-up and promptly reply to questions. When our main contact is out of the office, we always know who to reach out to instead.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: March 2017

March 2017

 

Thanks Rachel! We've loved supporting Hanover and having you as a customer for the last four years.

It's exciting to see such forward thinking leadership from the entire HR team and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership as you grow.

- PerformYard

 

Jennifer from PCH
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

February 2017

February 2017

Pleased with PerformYard

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PerformYard has great people working there - very helpful, patient and knowledgeable. The staff is accomodating to our requests. The graphics and format are clear and easy to use. As a small general contractor we were looking to find a performance review software that was simple to understand and use. Most of our employees are field employees and do not sit in front of a computer on a daily basis. The software has been a welcome and easy transition from our old review system and our employees seem to love it. We are happy with our decision to purchase PerformYard.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Maria from dgs

February 2017

February 2017

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Some of the features are a little complicated. Turning a document into a signature, fillable document is tedious and frustrating at times. The platform could use some adjusting. They are super helpful and responsive. My account manager is awesome and takes notes on everything I come back with.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Courtney from Teaching Trust

February 2017

February 2017

A+ for PerformYard

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This product allowed us to streamline what was a very inefficient process. The data visualization and quick access to key information has made a huge difference for our organization. Excellent customer service!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Christi from TM Floyd & Company

February 2017

February 2017

Everybody hated our performance review process!

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We implemented PerformYard not quite a year ago in an effort to reduce the efforts and stress associated with our old review process. This tool makes it a lot easier to track where employees are in terms of meeting their goals and objectives and also provides the flexibility to add new goals as things arise during the course of the year. It has made conversations between managers and employees more open and frequent and creates a "living" document to which to refer. From a management standpoint, it's very easy to track where employees are and where everyone is during review cycles.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Sue from ASMGi

February 2017

February 2017

Great product - employees liked it

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Easy to set up, easy to use. Very flexible. Support spent all the time we needed to make sure we were setup for our purposes and understood the product. The training for the staff was efficient and thorough.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Iesha from DB Consulting Group, Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

October 2016

October 2016

Very pleased with PerformYard

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I am excited about using PerformYard for our upcoming 2016 Performance Appraisal cycle. I like the overall capabilities of this product. Jon Malpass was totally awesome to work with. He was very patient and thorough. I definitely look forward to working with him again:)

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: October 2016

October 2016

 

Iesha, we have enjoyed working with you and others at DB Consulting Group and appreciate the glowing feedback about Jon! We look forward to the success of DB's upcoming Performance Appraisal.

 

Bethany from WeddingWire

October 2016

October 2016

Very helpful; easy to use

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Great website for streamlining goals and reviews! I like having a digital record of my accomplishments, which makes it easier come review time. The user interface is so clean and easy to use!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: October 2016

October 2016

 

Thank you, Bethany! We've really enjoyed working with you and WeddingWire over the years. We're ecstatic to hear that you've had such a positive experience using PerformYard for performance reviews and goals tracking!

 

Jesse from Crown Consulting, Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2016

September 2016

Paperless time-saving review process

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Our previous process was a very lengthy, time-consuming process. The PerformYard platform offered a paperless, and ultimately a time-saving process. The platform also allows you to track the various steps, which helps with maintaining timelines. I rely heavily on the on-boarding workflow feature. It enables me to put in all of our basic NDAs, or any different training form, or handbook receipt forms. It comes back to me, it's on PDF, and I can just save that straight to our database. In about two weeks everything was up and running, once we got our information in the system, the forms built, and webinars conducted for the staff. Lastly, PerformYard makes us look more professional, having a system in place to on-board a new person and automate the review process.

Pros

ROI, any time spent on a review is going to go to overhead, If we can get the staff back to what they need to be doing it's worth it.

Cons

I could not think of a Con. It is a very straight forward platform that solved pain points for our organization.

Advice to Others

When you set-up the platform, utilize the customer support staff to conduct webinars for your employees. Perform Yard will record the sessions and you can email out to anyone who missed. It is extremely helpful.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: September 2016

September 2016

 

Thank you so much, Jesse! We have enjoyed working with you and look forward to continuing to support Crown Consulting's HR and Performance Appraisal processes for years to come.

 

Sarah from 4C Insights

September 2016

September 2016

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I am a relatively new user and my experience thus far has been good. The product is pretty intuitive and easy to use. Additionally, my customer service experience has been amazing. Our Account Executive is Lauren Staley and she has been so attentive and patient in helping me navigate PerformYard.

Pros

Ease of use, reporting functionalities, the amount of info you can store about employees, org charts.

Cons

The reporting functionalities could be improved - it is hard to create custom reports that are easy to pull/read, it is hard to assign some of the review forms (for example, we do upward and peer feedback, in order to do assign these we have to manually assign them 1 by 1).

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: September 2016

September 2016

 

Thank you, Sarah! You are quickly learning PerformYard and we certainly have enjoyed working with you and 4C Insights over the past year. In regard to your comment about assigning review forms, the employee and manager review forms are automatically assigned with the use of our template and cycle features. For certain peer and upward feedback forms there is unfortunately not a way at this time for the platform to predict the assigning process. We appreciate your feedback and we are always improving the software based on customer needs. We look forward to continuing to support 4C Insights HR and Performance Appraisal processes.

 

Nancy from FlightStats, Inc.
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

August 2016

August 2016

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Our experience with PerformYard has been outstanding. From the ease of implementation, ability to personalize the set up of the performance process to fit our needs and culture, and the ease of use by managers and employees - All were exceptional!

PerformYard architects actually understand HR and the Performance Appraisal process and developed a system that actually works and is amazingly flexible. In implementing the system, I had tons of "how can I do this" questions, and generally the system was already set up to enable what ever I asked for.

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Flexibility & Control -- We were able to build our own forms, process, timing, everything. It was very important to us to be able to utilize what we had done in the past that was working, that our employees trusted and that aligned with our culture. "Off the shelf" forms would not have done this for us. Also the ability to make changes mid-process with a simple click - by yourself - and instantly implement the change was HUGE. Like adding a sign off, deleting a reviewer, etc. We didn't have to call and put in a work order and wait for days for a return call. Changes happen, and sometimes they are very sensitive and need quick response. Having the ability and confidence to make instant adjustments when needed is critical.

The system is very intuitive, little or no management and employee training needed. Also, having the system automatically sending out reminders - and the ability for an employees to personally turn off reminders - are both very helpful.

PerformYard staff are exceptional. All responded quickly, were knowledgeable, and patient. Every person I spoke with was a pleasure to work with. We had PerformYard personnel hold a training session with our managers (via web), and a couple of occasions hold a call with a manager who had more technical systems questions, and again, PerformYard staff were exceptional and answered all questions with ease.

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Can't think of any!

Advice to Others

Enjoy !!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: PerformYard, PerformYard

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Thank you, Nancy! On behalf of the entire PerformYard team, it has been an absolute pleasure working with you over the past year and we hope we can continue to support FlightStats's HR and Performance Appraisal processes for years to come.