Sprigg product overview
Sprigg is a performance management solution that delivers a cost-effective, user-friendly, and complete set of HR best practices specifically for small and medium-sized businesses. Its features include goal setting, competencies, performance evaluations, development planning, 360 feedback, compensation, and vacation/time-off tracking.
Sprigg facilitates regular touch-point meetings and real-time feedback that promotes communication between managers and their people. The solution also aligns employees’ activities with corporate priorities, ensuring that people work on the right things. With Sprigg, organizations can manage performance through tracking tools that instantly measure progress. Users can view the percentage completion of goals through the dashboard or request real-time updates.
The implementation of Sprigg is straightforward and the system can be up and running in 2-3 business days. The Sprigg team guides users through implementation and provides admin training to get them started. Sprigg also offers ongoing customer support and leadership skills training in performance management essentials, including giving effective feedback and coaching.
Pros of Sprigg
- Sprigg is easy to use and implement. It gives users a highly intuitive and interactive software experience. It comes with simple, clutter-free dashboards containing writing assistant tools so the user engages quickly and seamlessly.
- The business logic of SpriggHR’s platform has been created with over 20 years of HR experience and follows HR best practices.
Cons of Sprigg
- Organizations seeking an OKR model may not see Sprigg as a suitable solution. The solution’s core functionality focuses on goal setting and progress tracking supported by real-time feedback and one-on-one meetings.
Breakdown of core features
Sprigg simplifies and improves conducting performance reviews. Its intuitive review process incorporates leader and employee evaluations, facilitating valuable performance conversations. Users can customize the review process to suit the organization’s needs, including adjustable rating scales, rating descriptions and definitions, and review templates. Users can also determine the weighting distribution of goals and competencies and incorporate core values into performance metrics. The customization and assignment of relevant competencies are applicable and measurable by position.
Sprigg supports scheduling and taking notes during one-on-one meetings through its calendar integration. It captures all performance-related conversations. These tools make performance reviews seamless and transparent. Upon completion of reviews, hard copy printouts and digital signature capabilities are available.
The software’s reporting capabilities provide an instant, aggregate snapshot of summary data.
Goal setting and progress tracking
Organizations can establish performance expectations through best-practice processes like SMART Goal Setting in Sprigg. Templates guide users through the creation of SMART Goals. The system’s formats are concise and will enable users to focus on documenting goals and objectives.
Sprigg’s multi-rater feedback tool empowers users to promote multiple perspectives from peers, colleagues, leaders, and direct reports. Users can also authorize customer feedback to gain broader insight and improve the organization’s performance.
The solution keeps employees engaged by giving or getting real-time feedback. Its feedback banks let users utilize several provided feedback phrases customizable to fit every need and ensure quality feedback. Additionally, users can schedule regular Check-In Meetings to assist employees with staying on course.
Through Sprigg’s self-serve option, employees can request time off. Administrators can allocate and manage employee time and attendance activities while tracking and updating their existing vacation allowance balances. Users can also track and monitor the organization’s time-off activities through a custom Admin Panel that manages carry-over vacation and facilitates the scheduling of public holidays.
Leaders have access to full team calendar viewing to identify any potential overlapping time-off requests from one or more employees. Email notifications alert leaders of time-off requests, allowing them to respond to employees. Sprigg reports clearly and concisely indicate out-of-office activities and employee vacation allotments.
Sprigg’s Global Calendar offers transparency in a single calendar view to all employee time-off/out-of-office status.
(Last updated on 09/01/2021 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)