Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Uses New Talent Management Solutions from Halogen to Improve Team Understanding, Communication and Coaching

Renowned health system adds Halogen 1:1 Exchange and Halogen Myers-Briggs Modules to improve manager – employee relationships

OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® has selected the Halogen Myers-Briggs® and Halogen 1:1 Exchange™ modules to support a workforce culture of communication, coaching, teamwork and understanding. Having already deployed several Halogen TalentSpace™ offerings to manage performance, job descriptions, learning and succession planning, the charity is using these additional solutions to further support its talent strategy of building an aligned and engaged team, committed to saving and improving kids' lives.

This nonprofit organization, which has raised more than $5 billion for 170 member children's hospitals across North America, sees these additional solutions as a way to entrench core values like teamwork and open communication and to support the connection of its employees to its mission.

"At Children's Miracle Network Hospitals we have an amazing culture — we believe in open communication and teamwork, and because we work with multiple hospitals and individuals, it's important that our people have great communication skills," says Joyce Smith, manager, human resources at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. "With Halogen Myers-Briggs our employees can better understand one another's communication preferences and get simple guidance on how to interact more effectively with one another."

Smith believes Halogen's 1:1 Exchange solution makes ongoing performance management a reality at the organization and can strengthen manager-employee relationships.

"Halogen 1:1 Exchange is a natural fit in terms of making performance management more powerful for managers and employees. If they're discussing feedback, goals, development, they're going to have a helpful record of this dialogue via meeting minutes in the system. When it comes time for the performance review, our managers can look back at meeting information, review what was shared and can track performance shifts over time. This supports our managers in being even more effective in this aspect of leadership, and our employees in getting the regular ongoing feedback and development conversations to improve their performance."

About the Halogen® Myers-Briggs® module

The Halogen Myers-Briggs module helps organizations easily complete and track Myers-Briggs® assessments and use valuable insights to improve self-awareness, communication, coaching and collaboration across the entire organization.

About the Halogen 1:1 Exchange module

The Halogen 1:1 Exchange™ solution simplifies 1:1 meetings and transforms them into a powerful tool for reviewing and updating goals and development plans, sharing feedback and recognition, and discussing other important issues on a regular basis. This solution helps improve communication and relationships between employees and managers.

About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.

About Halogen Software

Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent management suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across all talent programs – whether that is recruiting, performance management, learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With 2,000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as a market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software's powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, are used by organizations that want to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit: http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Exploring Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/  or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.

 


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