September 15, 2014 – Hassle-Free Performance Reviews
Employee performance reviews are stressful and complicated, but they do serve a purpose at many organizations. is a smarter way for businesses to conduct performance reviews, eschewing tradition methods in favor of modern tools designed to improve the way companies manage their employees. was designed to remove the hassle out of conducting annual employee performance reviews. Rather than sitting down with each employee once a year, recommends that you ask your employees to create their own goals and set up automated weekly check-ins using the web-based platform. As the manager, you can also set personal goals for individual employees. Using real performance data, you can increase accountability and more accurately evaluate how well each person on your staff is meeting his or her performance goals.

Leave feedback for your employees based on how they’re doing at work, and prioritize the comments each employee receives using gold stars to indicate things like improvement or success. When the time comes for in-person reviews and evaluations, you can use the data that has been collecting all year to back up any of the opinions or feedback you have to offer.

Practical Uses:

  • Use weekly check-ins to keep employees accountable for their goals
  • Ask employees to set their own personal goals
  • Ensure your employees know where they stand before their annual reviews
  • Use real data to back up assertions you make during annual evaluations

Insider Tips:

  • Users have the option to view only active or completed goals
  • Businesses can have up to 10 users for a flat monthly fee
  • is optimized for mobile browsers
  • uses bank-quality security

What we liked:

  • Everything managers need for performance reviews is saved in one place
  • Employees know where they stand long before it’s time for their official reviews
  • Performance reviews are backed up by actual performance data
  • Managers can ask employees to set their own goals

What we didn’t like:

  • Nothing


Company Info:

  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Seattle, Washington
  • Web site:


  • $49 per month

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