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Forbes Ranks 15Five Best Overall Talent Management Software

David Mizne
David Mizne

We are proud to share that Forbes ranked 15Five as Best Overall Talent Management Software for 2023! They are providing this analysis for HR teams to choose the right solution for their businesses to “achieve a productive, high-performing workforce.”

Why did they rank us #1 among 26 of the leading providers in the space? After analyzing 34 metrics like transparent pricing, employee self-sufficiency, compatibility with third-party integrations, and access to customer support and customer ratings, some things stood out.

They loved our focus on employee engagement, with engagement surveys designed to measure employee growth and satisfaction. Customers can choose from over 30 templates and design surveys that cater to your unique group of employees. Plus there’s a handy coaching hub feature you can use to schedule coaching sessions and monitor the progress of your team.

They also mentioned that 15Five makes it a breeze to organize one-on-ones and performance reviews, complete with talking points and action items. Forbes called out our digital High Five feature, used across thousands of organizations to provide feedback and celebrate success for both remote and on-site employees.

Forbes Methodology

When assessing the best talent management software, their team evaluated 26 of the leading talent management providers across 34 metrics in order to score and rank the overall best. They looked for reputable solutions that offer a comprehensive suite of features for common HR functions, including recruitment, onboarding and performance management.

Here are the primary categories used to determine the best talent management software:

Pricing – 10%

They reviewed pricing and plans. In addition to cost, they also considered the availability of free trials, contract lengths, long-term discounts, and money-back guarantees.

Key Features – 30%

There are certain features every talent management software system should have in order to provide the best solution to businesses, including learning management tools, employee reviews and feedback, and peer reviews.

Extras and Inclusions – 20%

On top of the key features, many of the leading talent management solutions offer unique features that some businesses will find useful, like software integrations, custom branding, engagement tools, and live customer support.

Ratings and Reviews – 10%

To get a better sense of how users feel about the providers, they looked at ratings and user reviews. This gave consideration to each provider’s rating, as well as the number of reviews that each provider had.

Expert Score – 30%

First-hand experience makes all the difference when it comes to determining the best talent management software. So they included their own expertise with consideration to factors such as ease of use, value for price, and the quality of the features.

Interested to see if 15Five is the right software to help you develop effective managers, highly engaged employees, and top performing teams? Book a demo today.