Every organization wants to be a top player in their niche and strive for growth and high performance. Employees are the backbone of any organization, and the growth of any business depends on the strategies adopted and how well their employees perform.   

There would be various questions that must be popping into your mind as to how to track the employee’s performance and what are the key indications that need to be tracked.  

We are here to address all your queries and will be mentioning tactics to measure employee performance that will not only help boost your organization’s productivity but will keep you competitive. By tracking performance, organizations can identify key performers, address underperformance, and enable themselves to make data-driven decisions. Additionally, can provide feedback to employees for continuous improvement.   

There are no one-size-fits solutions for tracking performance but there are several methods that can be implied, including-  

Setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Setting performance benchmarks is a great way to track an employee’s productivity. Establishing separate KPIs for different departments helps in measuring employees’ performance and detecting deviation if any. The metrics to track employee productivity could be the revenue generated per employee, CSAT score, and task completion rate. All these are decided based on the type of department the employee is working in.

Collecting Feedback

It involves gathering feedback from different people who are directly and indirectly associated with the employee in the organization, including managers, co-workers, and customers served. With such a tactic, by analyzing the responses, employers can have insights regarding employee performance that facilitate identifying key strengths of employees and the areas for improvements required.

Implementing Performance Management Software

To streamline the complete process of assessment, leveraging performance management software can help ease the whole tracking process by offering real-time data on employee performance. The features can include progress tracking, performance metrics, time taken by employees to complete the task, and many more. This automation aids managers in offering valuable feedback to employees and guiding them on what is expected.

Keeping Check on Absenteeism Rate

One of the many ways to evaluate employee performance is by keeping track of the absenteeism rate, that is how frequently employees take leave from work. While this is not the sole indicator of performance deviation, it can give a tentative idea to higher authority regarding which employees are struggling with their responsibilities or may find reasons for absenteeism, such as feeling too exhausted to perform their duty, high workload, stress at work, or another.

Integrating Self-Monitoring Tools

Not only the upper management but employees too can track their performance with self-monitoring tools, it will help them to detect areas where they are lacking. However, it’s up to the company to decide which parameters to share with their employees. Granting access to some performance metrics can aid employees in monitoring their progress.

Summing Up

Employee performance tracking is essential for driving productivity, enhancing employee engagement, and achieving organizational success. It’s important to find the right tools or software to track your employee’s productivity as their performance will directly drive your business growth.   

At Canopus Infosystems, we are here to help you better track your workforce productivity with an employee assessment portal and a web application. Our software solutions are designed to help get real-time valuable insights helping organizations identify and address issues that may be affecting productivity. Moreover, employees can access their performance data and evaluate their own performance. 


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Mustafa Murabbi

He is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Canopus Infosystems Pvt Ltd. He started his journey in the industry as an intern rising through the ranks to be a part of leadership groups for 8 years and experiencing the corporate cultures of the West. He started his entrepreneurial journey as a 1st gen entrepreneur and kept achieving all his milestones by following the simple mantra of 'Customer First'.

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