About PerformYard Talent

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 Talent Software - Reviews, goals, and feedback
PerformYard Talent Software - Flexible forms and 360 reviews
PerformYard Talent Software - Simple feedback for any situation
PerformYard Talent Software - Manage goals across the organization
PerformYard Talent Software - Track review cycle progress
PerformYard Talent Software - Use our built-in reports
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PerformYard Talent pricing

PerformYard Talent does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. PerformYard Talent paid version starts at US$4.00/month.

Starting Price:
US$4.00/month
Pricing Details:
Contact PerformYard for detailed pricing information.
Free Version:
No
Free trial:
Yes

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PerformYard Talent Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
5
Functionality
4.5
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Support
5
5 reviews of 86 View all reviews
Gwen S.
  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 11/06/2021

If you don't have performance review tracking, get Perform Yard, TODAY

Great from the first ad I saw in my FaceBook feed to my first demo. Excellent shepherding through the sales process and great onboarding. Could not be happier with our decision.

Pros

We had a terrible manual, impossible to gauge compliance performance management process. In theory, we were doing all the right things but we needed Perform Yard to help us manage for compliance and better adoption. The extra benefits of reporting, goal setting, onboarding check lists and document storage are superb as well.

Cons

Nothing yet. so far our experience has been superb. Even the set up was easy with our dedicated customer success manager.

Alternatives Considered

Performance Pro and Trakstar Performance Management

Reasons for Switching to PerformYard Talent

Timing and a great experience with the PerformYard sale team
Diane P.
  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 12/02/2021

PY Product Review by D. Partridge, Sage Analysis Group, Inc. 2.12.21

The best part of our experience with PerformYard has to be with the customer service. Our rep, [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] knows how we function, is extremely helpful making suggestions, reworking forms streamlining tasks for us. We are a small group but have recently revamped all of our performance materials - [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] has been instrumental in our successful rollout.

Pros

I am getting better all the time at utilizing the software for our different needs and making sure that I can train our staff to be more independent. Features that work well are the profile set up, cycle launches, ability to edit through simple prompts. The forms look nice and are easily read. I've learned how to utilize more icons and tricks to get my tasks done more efficiently than in the beginning.

Cons

We found it difficult to format the text boxes with some symbols, bullets, etc. The texting is very straight forward and doesn't allow for easy organization of remarks. It would be better to be able to upload tables, or symbols, bold and separation effects to make reading long texts more easily defined. Multiple projects, data gathered, etc. become long run-on looking sentences. I'd like to be able to print an org chart that looks nice and other snapshots of screen for training seem to be low resolution quality and hard to duplicate.

Alternatives Considered

ADP Workforce Now

Reasons for Choosing PerformYard Talent

We were a small subsidiary of our larger foreign owned parent. In order to do specialized work for the US Government, we had to implement our own separate operations suite of products including Personnel Performance/Development tools.

Reasons for Switching to PerformYard Talent

We wanted something easy to use that met our complex needs that had the flexibility to meet our criteria for a consulting staff with a mix of clients & all types of project durations. Needing a tool that our staff could tailor to our specifications was very important.
Rosa P.
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used for 1-5 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
3
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
0

3
Reviewed on 13/08/2020

User Friendly

Pros

I like how its really easy to use. It took me 10 minutes to input my goals, for example. That's important as I don't want to take away too much time from my work.

Cons

Given it's basic, I am afraid it won't be as useful.

Tracy O.
  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
5

4
Reviewed on 04/11/2019

Partnership!

Pros

What I like most are the people at PerformYard! From the initial interactions with the sales team to the implementation it was clear PerformYard was interested in being my partner in creating a high performing organization. Our account rep consults with me to understand and then find the best solutions for my company. She is a tremendous trainer and supports my learning style by getting on the phone with me when needed! She is friendly, professional, and savvy.

The software is user friendly and administrator friendly. The feature I like most for our users are the dashboard, everything in the Goals tab, and the ability for folks to isolate their views with filters or "forms I need to do" section. The "Feedback" button is fast way to share feedback. Overall the software is aesthetically appealing; an important thing to highly visual architects and interior designers.

Additionally, the pricing is fair.

Cons

Only two small things fall on my least list:
I don't believe the "activity streams" on the dashboard or in goals are leveraged by our employees.
Sometimes the back button does not take you to the previous page but all the way back to the front of the function.

On my wishlist:
The Feedback icon gives the ability to GIVE feedback to anyone in the organization. I wish we could have the same open design, but in the reverse; allowing anyone in my organization to REQUEST feedback from anyone in the organization. Having open design for both giving feedback and receiving feedback support a culture of feedback! I believe functionality like this would be a differentiator for PerformYard in the performance market.

Alternatives Considered

emPerform and Trakstar Performance Management

Reasons for Switching to PerformYard Talent

Ability to configure the software in the way we need. Effective data base behind the data. Automated reminders. User experience. Pricing.
Alexandria G.
  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 29/07/2019

Excellent Product - Great Support Team!

Our overall experience has been very positive. As a growing company, we very much needed a mechanism to ensure that goal setting and feedback was occuring on a regular cadence on a company wide basis. We also wanted a platform to recognize co-workers efforts on a company wide basis. Ensuring feedback happens and is documented is invaluable for employee growth.

The feedback from employees has been great. Many of them are coming from large companies with mature performance management processes and have indicated they think PerformYard is a superior product - more updated, easier to use and better features.

Pros

The User Platform is easy to navigate and understand. Creating forms and launching review cycles is simple once one learns the basics. I really appreciate the Gmail single sign on. I love the recognition feature. Our CSM has been amazing - accessible, helpful and very attentive. Having our performance reviews managed through the platform has been a huge benefit and needed for the engagement and growth.

Cons

I have not found any things I dislike about the software to date.

On my wishlist for product improvements - a visually appealing Org Chart option. That would be awesome and very helpful!

Reasons for Choosing PerformYard Talent

We needed a dedicated Performance Review Software Product. WE had been using Google Sheets which was OK when we were a smaller team, but obviously is not scalable. We needed a platform that would ensure feedback process was continual and easy to implement for admins and easy to use for employees. We wanted to increase engagement around performance review and feedback cycle. We needed improve goal setting and long term career roadmapping for employees.

Reasons for Switching to PerformYard Talent

We choose PerformYard for a number of reasons. It had an updated, cool feel. Engaging UI. Good balance of simplicity, usability, and customization. Ability to streamline the review process, to gather actionable insights from the reviews and allows for real-time feedback to be given/received. Complete support, setup, and training at no additional cost. The sales experience was awesome, and the CEO even talked to our CEO which sealed the deal. The price was much more competitive than out #2 choice Reflektive. Given that we are a start up and still a relatively small organization at 135 employees, the competitive pricing was very important to us. "

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