What are Updates?
The Updates tool allows managers to set up a customized template sent to employees at their chosen cadence (weekly, biweekly, or monthly). Employees checking in with their manager weekly often use the Updates tool as a monthly status report to inform the manager what they are working on and where they could use the help.
Why use Updates?
Updates can assist teams with remote employees, traveling employees, or new hires. Employees who check in with their manager monthly can use the Updates tool as a mini self-review to reflect on their performance over the past month.
Regardless of the cadence, Lattice will automate the process. Managers will always have the opportunity to provide comments on updates, closing the loop with their employees.
What can admins do with Updates?
Admins can view the Update's content and who is using the tool. Admins can also increase transparency to senior leaders by allowing managers of managers to see the updates of their indirect reports.
Note: Admins must enable the Updates tool before managers can set up a cadence and select their own questions. Learn how admins can turn on Updates on behalf of managers in Turn on Updates for Individuals as an Admin.