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End Performance Reviews and Begin Building Culture.

Threads is software that gets rid of your performance review process and helps you build your company's culture.

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Old Method

Two graphs which show that 'Meh' linear graphing yields organizational stagnation

Threads Method

Two graphs which show that 'Rockstar' results and values yield organizational growth!

Method

The best cultures align values and results. Threads helps you reward people that do both and identify people that don't.

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  • Culture warrior caricature holding a mug that says 'Is it Friday yet?'

    Characteristics of the Culture Warrior

    • Organizes office activities and the party planning committee
    • Great to have on team outings
    • Not developing skills to participate at the level required by their existing position
    • Last person picked for an important project

    Last Spotted

    Selling products for their home based business in the company cafeteria.

    Your Review Software

    3.2

    What this communicates:

    A positive impact on company morale and minimal results can average out to meeting our expectations.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    Everyone on the team thinks you are a great person, but you also need to produce results in your existing role. It’s not ok to force everyone on the team to do more.

  • What a Newb

    Characteristics of the Newbie

    • Perfect fit with organization’s culture and values
    • Inexperienced when hired for current position
    • Has a lot of potential to learn and be outstanding at their job

    Last Spotted

    Trying to figure out the number of exemptions on their W-4.

    Your Review Software

    3.0

    What this communicates:

    Your potential to produce results is enough to meet our expectations, unfortunately that potential and your progress is hidden from those who don't come into direct contact with you.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    Our organization appreciates your effort and values. Your potential is clear, as are the areas you need to focus on. Your continued growth will be recorded for comparison.

  • Confident Business Woman

    Characteristics of the Foundation

    • Always contributes and in a way that is consistent with company values
    • Everyone wants them on their team
    • Managers wish they had more employees just like them

    Last Spotted

    Taking extra time to get the new hire up to speed.

    Your Review Software

    3.2

    What this communicates:

    Good all around performance that meets our expectations. Often score lower than a high producer and can be passed over for a promotion even though they would be a better leader.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    We don’t just appreciate what you do, but we also appreciate and reward how you do it. The extra effort you put in to the “how” matters to the organization and your long term success.

  • Confident Man with hammer and toolbelt

    Characteristics of the Contender

    • Leads by example: Fits perfectly with company values and produces outstanding results
    • Takes pride in where they work and what they do
    • Wants honest feedback, training and opportunities for personal growth
    • Wants to be compensated fairly for their contribution

    Last Spotted

    Recognizing their team members on a successful project.

    Your Review Software

    4.2

    What this communicates:

    You are exceeding expectations in your current role, but your leadership potential is unseen by management. Your merits are often obscured from those outside your department.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    You are excelling in your current role, and have the values to be the next generation of leader in your company. Threads analytics identifies these people at all company levels.

  • Short, angry-looking old lady

    Characteristics of the Combatant

    • Excellent job knowledge, appears like they could hit the ground running
    • Confrontational – managers and team members avoid
    • Nothing is good enough to make them happy

    Last Spotted

    Shaking their head with disapproval at the company’s health care enrollment meeting.

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    2.5

    What this communicates:

    We are willing to spend time and energy to try and change your personal values until they match with our organization.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    Threads helps you identify this person in the hiring process before they have a chance to effect the values in your organization.

  • Sad-looking, middle-aged man

    Characteristics of the Paycheck Collector

    • Says the right thing in the interview
    • Goal is to accomplish the minimum required to keep job
    • Team is forced to pick up their slack
    • First in line for a new benefit, last in line to volunteer

    Last Spotted

    Asking why the company doesn’t give everyone $100 instead of having a Holiday party.

    Your Review Software

    2.5

    What this communicates:

    We are willing to spend time and energy to try and build a desire in you to accomplish more than the absolute minimum.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    Threads helps you identify this person in the hiring process before they have the chance to destroy value in your organization.

  • Smug, greasy dude with a bluetooth earpiece

    Characteristics of the Maverick

    • Highly productive, views self as engine of the organization
    • Believes rules & values of the organization don’t apply to them
    • Focused on own accomplishments and compensation
    • Brings everyone else on the team down

    Last Spotted

    Talking to a headhunter about jumping ship to your competition.

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    3.5

    What this communicates:

    If you are highly productive you can leave a path of destruction. Short term results matter more than the organization’s values and culture.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    You are one of the best producers we have, but your values aren’t acceptable. Our organizational values and culture matter.

  • Strict, uptight, balding old man

    Characteristics of the Bureaucrat

    • Lots of organizational knowledge
    • Views change and young talent as threat
    • Thrives on the status quo
    • Serves self above the team

    Last Spotted

    Trying to undermine the newest company wide initiative.

    Your Review Software

    3.3

    What this communicates:

    As long as you do your job well enough, you can work against the company’s direction and meet our expectations.

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    Threads

    What Threads Communicates:

    We appreciate your job skills and knowledge, but the organization needs to be more important than your personal empire.

Features

Threads gives you the tools to measure culture in every area of your organization.

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    • Threads Employee Profile Page Screenshot

      Employee profile pages provide access to historical review and personnel documents. Managers create new reviews to add to the profile.

    • Threads Culture Review Form Screenshot

      Threads review forms create a clear communication between managers and employees.

    • Threads Culture Analytics: Creating a Comparison Screenshot

      Threads can create custom comparisons for all employees via job description, department, or across an entire organization.

    • Threads Culture Analytics: Reviewing Each Employee’s Contribution to Culture Screenshot

      Threads clearly communicates how each employee contributes to your company culture.

    • Threads Employee Profile Comparing Multiple Annual Reviews Screenshot

      You can dynamically compare reviews under an employee’s profile to track progress overtime.

    • Threads Manager Notifications and To Do List Screenshot

      Managers and HR users can quickly view all upcoming tasks and due dates from a To Do List menu.

    • Threads Report for Past Due Reviews Screenshot

      HR users can print reports showing all up coming and past due reviews.

    • Threads Culture Review Score Reports Screenshot

      Managers and HR users can print score reports to compare employees across the organization.

    • Threads Organizational Chart Screenshot

      Manage your organization’s entire hiring and performance review process from an efficient organization chart layout.

    • Threads Adding a Position to the Organizational Chart Screenshot

      Threads has drag and drop functionality that makes it easy to add, edit and move positions.

    • Threads Employee Profiles on the Organizational Chart Screenshot

      Access employee information from their unique profile on the organization chart.

    • Threads Applicants For an Open Position Screenshot

      Manage applicants and interviewers for each vacant position on your organization chart.

    • Threads Interview Events Scheduling Screenshot

      Track interview events for every applicant and create an overall score that identifies the ideal applicant for a position.

    • Threads Culture Interview Form Screenshot

      Threads interview forms clearly identify the applicants with the required experience and the values to fit well within your organization’s culture.

    • Threads Adding Your Company’s Core Values Screenshot

      Customize Threads with the unique core values of your organization.

    • Threads Review Criteria to Measure Core Values Screenshot

      Use the Threads knowledge base to create interview questions and review criteria to measure your organization's core values or edit and create your own.

    • Threads Review Criteria to Measure Results Screenshot

      Create customized performance criteria to measure results for each unique job description in your organization.

Pricing

Simple monthly cost structure - Cancel at any time and keep your data.

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No Hidden Charges

  • Seat Licenses
  • Maintenance Fees
  • Long Term Contracts
  • Up-Front Costs
  • Forced Updates
  • Charges for New Modules
  • Hardware Costs

All Features Included

  • Performance Reviews
  • Hiring
  • Organization Chart
  • Analysis / Comparisons
  • Applicant Management
  • Job Descriptions
  • Threads Knowledge Base
  • Fully Customizable Measurement Criteria
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about threads

We are business owners who learned that performance review software was built on the wrong foundation. Threads was based on the ideas we use to hire excellent people, grow our organizations and create great places to work. If Threads makes sense, give us a call. We would love to talk with you.

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Phone :
319 . 236 . 0100
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Address :
7103 Chancellor Drive
Suite 700
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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