15Five is helping aurora Cultivate a culture of trust, growth and connection.
A focus on manager effectiveness
In the fast-paced world of retail crime intelligence, Auror has led the charge with its innovative platform. To stay ahead of their game, they needed a tool that could keep up with their rapid growth and changing needs. They found the perfect solution for managing and developing their staff at 15Five. Kirsti Grant, VP of People Experience at Auror, shares how 15Five has been the driving force behind their success story.
Listen, learn and climb with 15Five
Kirsti’s journey with 15Five began years ago when Auror adopted the platform for weekly check-ins, engagement surveys, performance reviews, and leadership development Transform. The goal was clear: foster better connections between managers and their teams. Kirsti recalls the impact her experiences with 15Five had on past companies, as they too have adopted the platform to improve communication, productivity and manager effectiveness.
“Aurora has a In fact strong culture of trust that has been built based on a great connection between our managers and their employees. We have a retention of about 94% percent. When someone feels that their manager understands them, a lot of good can come out of that..” Kirsti Grant, Vice President of People Experience
Building a culture of trust
As Auror scaled globally, collecting feedback became essential. Using 15Five’s Engage surveys and logs allowed team members to easily share their thoughts and ideas. The feedback collected played a critical role in building a strong culture of trust within the organization. When employees feel heard and valued, higher retention rates result, and Auror has an impressive 94% employee retention. This is a testament to the power of an environment of trust and managers you are investing in.
Performance Appraisals: A Future-Focused Approach
One of the outstanding features of Kirsti and her team is the “Best Self Assessment”. The prospective review process allows Kirsti and her team to understand performance, align with priorities, and anticipate future challenges. By addressing potential issues early on, leadership can prevent them from escalating, leading to more positive outcomes for both the team and the company as a whole.
Partnership with Transform for leadership development
Before 15Five, Auror’s leadership development capability was lacking. With the adoption of Transform, everything changed. The Transform team became a valued partner in delivering a variety of learning experiences. Auror invested in its people leaders with feedback workshops and one-on-one training and coaching for managers. They enabled forty leaders to grow through the platform, while providing online learning opportunities to all employees interested in leadership development.
The Domino Effect of 15Five
Kirsti is no stranger to high-growth tech companies, and her recommendation of 15Five to others is based on her first-hand experience. The platform offers companies a clear understanding of their internal dynamics and facilitates direct feedback from team members. For Kirsti, she not only improved her leadership skills within the Auror, but made her a more effective leader.
Find a reliable partner
The success story of Auror and Kirsti Grant is a testament to how 15Five can transform the people experience of an organization. By embracing a culture of trust, enabling future-focused reviews, and investing in leadership development, 15Five has become an indispensable tool for Auror’s growth and success. As Kirsti and her team continue to solve real-world problems for high-growth companies, 15Five remains their most trusted partner, leading them toward a future of continued success.