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Engage your people with performance management software

Get the performance management tools you need to support and retain your best people.  Guide them through every step of their professional development with an effective talent management strategy.

Support a more productive workforce with the right talent management strategy 

Encourage professional development with the right performance management system

Business success is largely determined by the ability to find, attract, and retain the best minds in the industry. Yet many businesses continually struggle in this area. The ongoing war for talent, coupled with a high level of employee disengagement, is sufficient grounds for valid concerns to be raised by executives and HR leaders. The right employee management software can help you implement an effective performance strategy to monitor and reward your staff.

Attracting skilled employees is expensive and retaining them is key to achieving sustained profitability. Developing an effective performance management process plays an unparalleled role in preventing the loss of valuable employees. Strategic workforce planning always begins with talent management. 

Develop an effective performance improvement plan

Every successful performance management strategy depends on effective communication. It’s important to keep employees in the loop on what needs to be completed, who is responsible, and the final results. In regular meetings, managers should focus on exploring what the employee has learned and contributed to multiple teams, rather than just their individual performance. It’s also essential to provide constructive feedback through regular performance evaluations to promote staff development and achieve the best results.

While transformation can occur at a local level, the key to empowering such transformation must be set at the top with strategic performance management. To help employees achieve such transformation, both performance management assessments and regular feedback should be incorporated into your company’s culture.

Developing this culture will create room for social feedback, regular check-ins, clear objectives, continuous development opportunities, and peer recognition. Our HR performance management software can help you do this by measuring and evaluating employee performance with ease.

Give regular feedback with our employee appraisal software

Having an effective performance appraisal system in place will help demonstrate your commitment to the workforce, as well as encourage employee development and improve motivation. Surprisingly, money is not a top driver of performance; instead, employees consider empowerment, development, and self-direction to be more important motivating factors. 

Clear communication is key throughout the talent management process. As are the right tools; these will help you carry out tailored employee development appraisals, identify steps for improvement, and redirect tasks as necessary. Empower your staff with regular performance evaluations and watch them grow in their careers. 

Manage your people properly with a talent management system

We understand the difficulties businesses face when implementing performance management strategies. So, we’ve designed the world's most innovative and scalable HR and 360-degree appraisal system to simplify your job. You can also collaborate with employees regardless of location, as our talent management system uses cloud technology.

You’ll always be on the same page. Our performance appraisal software gives you instant visibility into your workforce with a single source of truth. Reports and dashboards provide actionable insight for competency management, allowing you to make smarter business decisions.

Performance review software benefits

Sage Business Cloud People is a leading global HR talent management system that transforms how companies attract, manage, and retain their workforce. Designed specifically for medium businesses, it’s quick to implement, easy to use, and configured to suit your business needs. 

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Instant workforce visibility

Gain instant visibility of your global workforce with employee performance software and make better business decisions with smart analytics and actionable insight.
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Increased productivity

Talent management tools allow you to streamline your core HR and people processes by automating key tasks and workflows, all in a single employee review system across your entire organization. 
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Great workforce experiences

Empower HR and people teams to do their best work, with an intuitive user experience across the entire employment journey with performance appraisals, on any device.
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Global and local compliance

Create a single global policy for your organization, while also remaining compliant with local in-country regulations.

People management software for your business


A complete on-premise human resource management solution that will help you maximize every dollar you invest in your employees.

  • Manage time and attendance
  • Go paperless
  • Manage your employee benefits
  • Make smarter decisions about your people
  • Use powerful HR add-ons
Sage Business Cloud People

Sage Business Cloud People is a global cloud HR and people system that transforms the way medium businesses acquire, retain, manage, and engage their workforce.

  • All your people-related information in a single, secure records system, with access from any browser or device
  • Get accurate and reliable analytics to make smarter people decisions
  • Hire the best people faster and with paperless onboarding
  • Empower your people to manage their HR tasks
  • Engage your workforce through a customized and branded self-service portal
  • Benefit from unparalleled reliability and security, while meeting global and local compliance requirements
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