Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

September 15, 2009 07:22 ET

Halogen Employee Lifecycle Pack Provides New Tools that Simplify Talent Management Processes for Key Employment Milestones

Talent management leader delivers value added content that supports proven best practices in talent management, from hire to retire

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2009) - Talent management leader Halogen Software today announced the availability of its Employee Lifecycle Pack at the company's 4th Annual User Conference. This latest offering from Halogen improves the efficiency and effectiveness of many key processes across the employee lifecycle. The Employee Lifecycle Pack includes a complete set of ready to use forms that support best-practices in talent management processes from hiring to retiring.

Many HR professionals struggle with wording and form design, and look for guidance to make sure they are capturing all relevant data, as well as an understanding of what other organizations are doing so they can incorporate current industry best practices. With this latest content offering, Halogen has significantly reduced eliminated the work of effective form design. Each form is designed to support proven HR and management best-practices, record vital data, simplify the task at hand, and ensure ease of use. The Employee Lifecycle Pack also saves HR valuable time when establishing a new process, or extending an existing one.

This value added content is based on research and feedback from hundreds of Halogen customers and incorporates HR best practices for a comprehensive array of talent management processes including:

- Onboarding

- Goal Setting

- Performance Appraisals

- Multirater Assessments

- Development Planning

- Corrective Action (Performance Improvement)

- Offboarding

As part of Halogen's commitment to delivering exceptional value to its clients, the new Employee Lifecycle Pack is available to customers of Halogen's talent management applications at no additional charge.

The offering has received overwhelmingly positive response. "The Employee Life Cycle Pack is a real value add for us - it will save us a great deal of time and resources, and we'll know that our forms at every stage adhere to industry best practices," said Kathy Anthony, Partner, O'Sullivan Creel. "This rich content gives us confidence that our talent management processes will go smoothly and will generate and capture the information we need to support our talent management strategy each step of the way."

Form templates included with the pack can be used in the exact format provided, or they can easily be modified by HR -without the help of the IT department and independent of Halogen - to meet specific business needs. For customers who need to modify forms, the pack also includes guidelines that provide them direction, and tips and tricks to help ensure their modified forms are effective.

In addition to simplifying the task of forms design and saving valuable time, the Employee Lifecycle Pack ensures HR departments can:

- gather the right data;

- follow a logical sequence/flow for data collection;

- meet legal and regulatory requirements;

- get all the right approvals;

- set employees and managers up for success; and

- drive employee performance, engagement and accountability.

Halogen Software's Employee Lifecycle Pack is available now to all Halogen customers.

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software is recognized as a market leader by industry analysts and is strongly endorsed by the thousands of HR professionals who use their talent management solutions. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate performance appraisals, 360 degree feedback, compensation management, succession planning and learning management. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptional implementation and support services. Halogen was named a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for employee performance management software in 2009 and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit www.halogensoftware.com.

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