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Halogen Software Supports Herzing University in Fostering a Student-Focused Culture

Renowned university selects Halogen eAppraisal(TM) Education to support its student-focused culture and drive employee satisfaction and retention (January 05, 2012)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- Herzing University has selected Halogen Software's award winning talent management solutions to help align its employee competencies, goal management and development planning processes in support of the university's student-focused culture. Herzing University is well known for its exceptional student support. With Halogen, the university is creating a strong talent management infrastructure that reinforces this commitment to student success.

"Prior to Halogen, employees didn't participate in a goal-setting process and we saw that as a missed opportunity in terms of fostering a sense of accountability and drive to improve performance," said Carol Emmel, Manager of Human Resources at Herzing University. "With Halogen, we've developed a performance management infrastructure that enables all employees to set goals and this clearly aligns better with our culture."

Herzing selected Halogen eAppraisal(TM) Education and Halogen e360 Multirater(TM) based on the solution's usability, strong competency and goal management capabilities, and integrated development planning.

"Halogen is very user-friendly and intuitive, and we like that it is designed to meet our unique needs in the higher education industry," said Emmel. "Linking core competencies to the appropriate appraisal form is straightforward, and all employees - not just HR - can now easily track progress on goals and development plans."


Halogen also is enabling Herzing University to be more strategic in how it invests in employee development, while also ensuring that it is a collaborative process. By aligning training requirements with key competencies for improved performance, Emmel anticipates that Halogen will help drive employee satisfaction and retention.

"Without a doubt, Halogen has exceeded our expectations in terms of how easy it is to implement, and the support we've received," Emmel stated.

Halogen eAppraisal Education is the first and only performance management solution designed for the education market. The solution makes it easy for educational institutions of all types to track progress on goals, ensure continuous development and foster better collaboration and coaching - supporting a quality educational experience for all their students.

About Herzing University

Herzing University encompasses 12 physical locations in eight states, a continuing education division, plus Herzing University Online. Founded in Milwaukee, Wis. in 1965, today the University offers career-focused, convenient, and caring education for master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees and diplomas in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design, and public safety. Herzing University has been recognized as a member of the 2012 GI Jobs magazine list of "Military Friendly Schools." The University provides education to approximately 8,500 students per year. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association; www.ncahlc.org or (800) 621-7440. More information about Herzing University is available at: www.herzing.edu.

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, job descriptions, learning management and recruiting. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, education, manufacturing, public sector, hospitality, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers as the market leader in customer satisfaction, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's Employee Performance and Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or Follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HalogenSoftware.

Contacts:
Maggie Patterson
PR Consultant- Halogen Software
(613) 989-1866
mpatterson@ripnet.com


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