Performance Management FAQs

Performance Management FAQs

Questions?

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How do I log in?

How do I log in?

myHR is accessible with single sign-on. This means that you will sign on with your BLUE credentials

 

Do my goals from the previous performance year appear in the new system?

Do my goals from the previous performance year appear in the new system?

For this first performance year 2017/2018 all staff members will not have access to their 2016/2017 goals in myHR, as we are transitioning to an entirely new system. After this first performance year, staff will have access to view their 2017/2018 goals and other archived information.  

Will I have access to my old performance reviews?

Will I have access to my old performance reviews?

Employees will have access to the Harvest performance management system until October 31, 2017 to retrieve and save previous year review documents. The system will then be shut down. HR will maintain copies of previous year reviews.

How many goals should I enter?

How many goals should I enter?

3-5 goals are recommended per performance year.

What does “completion percentage” refer to on the goals page?

What does “completion percentage” refer to on the goals page?

Completion percentage is a useful tool to track how you are progressing with your goals. Your manager is also able to see your completion percentage.

Can I copy goals?

Can I copy goals?

For this 2017/2018 performance year, staff will not be able to copy goals from the previous performance year and apply them to this current performance year. However, for the 2018/2019 performance year and performance years to follow, staff will have the capability to copy a goal from the previous year and apply it to the current performance year as needed.

What happens if as a manager, I want to push out a goal to my entire team?

What happens if as a manager, I want to push out a goal to my entire team?

You will write a goal, and assign it to each of your reports you would like to receive it.

Where can I find a description of the Goal Alignment Category?

Where can I find a description of the Goal Alignment Category?

The Performance Management webpage on the HR website has a detailed definition of all of the goal alignment categories: http://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/AdminFinance/HumanResources/docs/Compensation_Performance_Mgmt/2017-2018_Goal_Alignment_Categories.pdf.

How does the “share goals” feature work?

How does the “share goals” feature work?

When you utilize the share goals feature, you are sending one or more of your goals to another individual to view. This then gives them the option of adding that goal to their goal plan.

What is the “success criteria?” How is that different from the goal description?

What is the “success criteria?” How is that different from the goal description?

Success criteria gives explanation of how you and your manager will know you have achieved the goal. For example, “I scored 90% on my exam.” The goal description describes what the goal is. For example, “I will pass my exam.”

How do I know if my manager has approved my goals?

How do I know if my manager has approved my goals?

Once goals have been approved by your manager, you will receive an email confirmation. When you log in to the system to view your goals, they will no longer be listed as Pending.

How do I edit goals after they’ve been submitted and/or approved?

How do I edit goals after they’ve been submitted and/or approved?

After the goals have been submitted for approval, they will be in read only mode until your manager either approves or rejects the goal

After goals have been approved or rejected, you will be able to edit the goal. If you are editing the goal name, goal description, or success criteria fields, you will need to submit them for approval again.

What is the preferred browser?

What is the preferred browser?

Chrome or Firefox are the preferred browsers. Internet Explorer version 11 and above are also compatible.

Is there a character limit?

Is there a character limit?

The text boxes in goals and performance management are limited to 4,000 characters.

Is spell check available?

Is spell check available?

Yes, spell check is a feature available in most browsers, but is not available with Internet Explorer versions 10 and below.