December 21, 2018 - v4.2.3

  • Fixed an issue that was causing new lines in free text responses to appear as literal "<br>" tags in the Results page.



December 18, 2018 - v4.2.2

  • Comparison mode is now available for opinion surveys.
  • New "Assessment Bias" report: Aggregates ratings from multiple evaluations and provides a comparative view so you can identify possible rater bias or issues like misinterpretations of rating scales.
  • Results comparison settings: Removed the option to compare with results that are not accessible.
  • Batch operations: Removed the limit preventing the batch download of PDF reports more than once every 7 days for a given review cycle.
  • Batch operations: Set the respondent group automatically for participants added as "additional individuals" when batch launching 360° surveys.
  • The "Goals" report was renamed to "Goals & Job Profile" and can now be used to view competencies, responsibilities and development plans, in addition to goals. It also includes a new "Show details" option that can be used to display individual entries instead of counts.
  • Reports: Added columns "Employee Notes" and "Manager Notes" to the Appraisal Progress report and the 360° Survey Progress (By Reviewee) report.
  • Results notes for appraisals: Fixed issue causing custom manager to not be able to enter or edit results notes.
  • BambooHR integration: Fixed synchronization issue causing inactive users in BambooHR to sometimes be imported in Primalogik. Also made a modification to force a full synchronization when automatic synchronization is re-enabled.
  • Added new configuration options under Manager Account:
    • 360° Surveys: Option to allow (or disallow) managers to view results of 360° surveys for their subordinates.
    • Instant Feedback: Option to show/hide the public visibility option when submitting instant feedback.
    • Appraisals and Surveys: Option to allow (or disallow) managers to launch or edit assessments.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause some team members to not show up in the Teams page once they no longer had subordinates.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



November 29, 2018 - v4.2.1

  • Fixed an issue with the Manager field in the Edit User page, causing some employees to be missing from the drop-down list.



November 17, 2018 - v4.2.0

  • Custom reminders: It is now possible to define custom reminders for assessments you want to perform on a specific schedule. For example, you may want to send reminders to launch probation assessments 90 days after the hire date for each new hire.
  • Batch launch: It has been improved to allow batch launching of assessment based on the employee's hire date. This is especially useful when used in combination with the new custom reminders feature.
  • Results page: A new "spider graph" (sometimes called "radar chart") is now displayed in the assessment results page to give a visual overview of the rating results for each section.
  • Manage Users page: Added the Employee ID column in the user table.
  • Edit User page: Added a filter/search box for the Manager field.
  • Edit User page: Improved the way the "Send an email invite" feature works so that users who already logged in are no longer asked to confirm their account or choose a password.
  • Participant suggestions for 360° surveys: There is a new option to automatically approve participant suggestions made by the reviewee.
  • Improved the warning message displayed when trying to access a survey that has been deleted.
  • Anonymity: Added a new back-end setting to increase the anonymity of 360° surveys for organizations that need it. When enabled, it prevents administrators from seeing who responded to each survey.
  • Results comparison: Fixed a bug where in some cases it was possible to compare with results from a different review cycle before they were shared with the reviewee.
  • Assessment modifications: Improved the message explaining what notifications will be sent when saving changes; also made it optional to send notifications to deleted participants.
  • Goals & Job Profile: Improved the Activity dialog to display original values and handle the case where entries are copied for the job type library.
  • Batch operations: Added a column to indicate whether or not a user has subordinates.
  • Batch operations: Made the batch launch & update available to users having the HR assistant privilege.
  • Manage Account: Moved the Review Cycle settings section to its own page.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



October 22, 2018 - v4.1.9

  • Participant suggestions for 360° survey: Display a warning message when trying to access the Suggest Participants page after the deadline has passed.



October 21, 2018 - v4.1.8

  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error when saving reviewed participants suggestions for 360° surveys.



October 20, 2018 - v4.1.7

  • Dashboard: Added the Activity Overview panel with a button to send reminders to all pending participants (for HR and administrators only).
  • Review cycles can now be organized in folders.
  • Employee info popup: The Assessments tab has been moved from the last position to the first.
  • Multiple-choice questions in appraisals: Self-review responses displayed as drop-down lists are now visible to the manager when completing the appraisal.
  • 360° surveys: When editing a survey, it no longer requires that at least one participant be added to the survey if the option to allow the reviewee to suggest participants is selected.
  • Improved the email notification sent to pending participants when the deadline of a 360° survey is modified.
  • Goals and job profile: It is now possible to edit entries that have been rated in draft mode (it is still not possible to edit entries that have been rated and for which responses have been submitted).
  • Increased the character limit for free text responses from 5000 to 7500.
  • Increased the max number of participants in a 360° survey from 150 to 300.
  • Dashboard: There is no longer a warning about the subscription ending soon if another subscription is active after the current one expires.
  • Improved how dialogs are displayed when stacked on top of each other.
  • Batch operations: Fixed an issue causing an error when sending email notifications during a batch launch operation.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



September 28, 2018 - v4.1.6

  • Edit User page: Disable checkboxes for privileges that cannot be assigned by the current user.
  • Questionnaire page: Fixed alignment issue with multiple choice questions displayed as drop-down lists.



September 24, 2018 - v4.1.5

  • Fixed a bug causing an error when trying to save a user with a job type for which no description was set.
  • Fixed the "Download PDF" button in the Goals & Job Profile page.



September 22, 2018 - v4.1.4

  • Job types and goals: It is now possible to define goals, competencies, responsibilities and development plans at the job type level. Elements defined for a job type are not automatically assigned to employees but are made available as a library from which they can be copied to each employee's profile.
  • Participant suggestions for 360° surveys: It is now possible to view the suggestions that were made once the task is closed by going back to the To Do page.
  • BambooHR integration: When automatic synchronization is enabled but there are not enough user licenses available in Primalogik to import all BambooHR users, existing users are now getting updated.
  • Survey results: Added a backend setting that when enabled will display the respondent group label next to each free text response in the Results page.
  • Add/Edit Survey page: Improved the message asking whether or not to send notifications when extending the deadline of a survey.
  • Questionnaire editor: Fixed an issue causing an error when trying to preview a questionnaire containing a goal rating question.
  • Dashboard: The Status Snapshot section now includes non-employees as well as employees.
  • User management: Fixed an issue causing an error when a user with the Manage Users privilege but without the Employee privilege tried to create a new user.
  • Branding themes: Yellow theme was updated for better contrast and readability.
  • Questionnaire: Fixed a display issue in the exported PDF causing the mandatory indicators (asterisks) to wrap on a new line.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



August 21, 2018 - v4.1.3

  • Fixed an issue causing a error when trying to download a pdf using Internet Explorer 11.
  • Added missing Spanish translations.



August 18, 2018 - v4.1.2

  • Managers can now be assigned to users directly from the Add/Edit User page (previously they needed to first be assigned to a department in the Manage Departments page). What was previously known as a "Department" in Primalogik is now called a "Team". See this article for more details.
  • Added new "Employee Goals" report showing the number of goals defined for each employee, per review cycle.
  • The "360° Survey Pending Participants" report has been renamed to "360° Survey Progress (By Participant)" and now includes additional information about completed and declined survey requests.
  • Added a "Location" column in most reports.
  • 360° feedback surveys: Free text responses from managers are now anonymous when the anonymity setting does not allow a user to identify respondents.
  • Instant Feedback: Allow HR Administrators to view instant feedback entries for which the visibility setting includes "HR Administrators", even when the subject users include other HR Administrators.
  • Batch operations: Fixed an issue that was causing an error when downloading PDFs for a review cycle that contained special characters in its name.
  • BambooHR integration: It is no longer possible to modify the email address of users that are synchronized from BambooHR.
  • Continuous feedback: Fixed a race condition that was sometimes causing an error when adding a new entry.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



July 11, 2018 - v4.1.1

  • Fixed an issue causing a label intended to be displayed in questionnaire preview mode to also be displayed in live questionnaires.
  • Fixed a problem with email address validation when creating or importing users.



July 10, 2018 - v4.1.0

  • Replaced the Getting Started panel on the Dashboard by a more comprehensive Getting Started page. Includes a new "Quick Add Users" dialog allowing the rapid creation of multiple users.
  • Questionnaire preview: Added relevant user information in the header section.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error when viewing appraisal results in comparison mode and the appraisal's manager was defined manually.
  • Fixed an issue with multiple choice questions and multilingual support when editing the sample questionnaires provided by Primalogik.
  • Updated some customer logos in the home page,
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



July 2, 2018 - v4.0.9

  • Fixed an issue that was preventing managers from viewing their own 360° survey results when the setting to prevent managers from viewing employee results was enabled.



June 25, 2018 - v4.0.8

  • 360° Survey Progress report: Fixed an issue with the Progress column causing the percentage and participant count to sometimes be inaccurate.



June 14, 2018 - v4.0.7

  • Added new setting "Allow managers to edit free text responses" under "Manage Account", "Appraisals and Surveys".
  • Added two new columns related to participant suggestions in the 360° Survey Progress report:
    • Participants Suggested: Number of participant suggestions made by the reviewee
    • Pending Participant Suggestions: Number of suggested participants not yet approved or rejected
  • Dashboard: Added a widget to display or hide some panels.
  • User Import: Fixed an issue causing an error when trying to update a user who does not have the Employee privilege.
  • Made some improvements to the demo request form.
  • Subscription update page: Made the 3-month minimum policy more obvious.
  • Added a warning message when launching a 360° survey on self or when editing a survey launched by the reviewee.
  • Improved error handling when a transient network error occurs.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



May 26, 2018 - v4.0.6

  • Batch operations: Added the "Job title" and "Location" columns in the user selection table.
  • Changed the default value of the "Result Comparison" setting for new organizations to allow comparison with accessible results only.
  • It is no longer possible to launch a free trial using a temporary or disposable email address.
  • Increased the size of the font used to display rating results in the Results page.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



May 12, 2018 - v4.0.5

  • Added a note in Privacy Policy to inform of upcoming changes.
  • Added conditional redirects in public pages to prepare for new Website launch.



May 5, 2018 - v4.0.4

  • Implemented a fix to prevent words and sentences from being cut in half between pages when exporting results to PDF.
  • Performance appraisals: Prevent reviewees from reopening their self-review from the questionnaire page once the deadline is passed.
  • Added configuration to prepare for the launch of the new Website.



April 21, 2018 - v4.0.3

  • Dashboard: Improved labels and wording in the Status Snapshot and My Goals panels.
  • Invoices are now available to administrators inside the application under Manage Account --> Subscription.
  • Fixed the sorting of the Progress column in the My Goals & Job Profile page.
  • Fixed a display issue in the header area when previewing a questionnaire used for opinion surveys.
  • Fixed the sorting of the Date Shared column in the 360° Survey Progress report.



April 10, 2018 - v4.0.2

  • Fixed "duplicate key" error that some users experienced when responding to a questionnaire containing multiple choice questions.
  • Fixed a display issue with quotes and special characters in the Results page.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an error in the Results page when the questionnaire uses multiple rating scales.



April 7, 2018 - v4.0.1

  • Added new optional feature allowing administrators to hide or edit free text responses in the Results page.
  • Assessments listed in the "My Evaluations" section are now ordered by deadline (most recent first).
  • Fixed an issue that was making it possible to suggest participants for a survey even after the deadline was past.
  • Hyperlinks added in custom content using the rich text editor now open in a new browser tab/window.
  • Appraisals: It is now possible to assign a manager for an appraisal even if the reviewee does not officially have a manager according to the department structure.
  • Appraisals: Display a warning message when a user tries to change the manager of an appraisal and draft responses have already been entered by the previous manager.
  • Deactivating a user vs permanently deleting it: Made some improvements to labels and messages to better explain the difference.
  • Consolidated Rating Results report: Fixed an issue causing the averages for the "Total" row to be wrong.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



March 24, 2018 - v4.0.0

  • New report "Instant Feedback Entries" that shows a detailed view of the latest instant feedback entries recorded.
  • Goals and Job Profile: Added a new "Development" component.
  • Fixed an issue in the Edit Rating Scale page causing an error when multilingual support is enabled.
  • Manage Departments page: Display options are now saved as user preferences.
  • Instant Feedback: An HR administrator can no longer view instant feedback entries about himself unless the visibility setting includes the "subjects" option.
  • Batch operations: Fixed an issue that prevented the operation to complete when downloading assessment PDFs.
  • Authorized managers and administrators can now mark goal and job profile entries as "verified" to prevent employees from deleting or modifying them (feature is now available to all organizations).
  • New business dashboard (for internal use).



March 17, 2018 - v3.9.9

  • Fixed an issue that was causing the automatic BambooHR synchronization to fail under certain conditions.



March 3, 2018 - v3.9.8

  • Goals: Added an option to allow goals to be linked to specific review cycles only. A default review cycle is also selected when creating new goals.
  • Improved the Departments filter to allow managers to easily select their direct reports.
  • Performance appraisals can now be shared directly from the To Do page (previously one had to access the Results page first in order to share an appraisal).
  • Improved the Results page to prevent long non-breaking elements contained in text responses to mess with the layout.
  • BambooHR Integration: Improved error handling when the BambooHR API returns an "Insufficient Permissions" error while trying to retrieve details about a user.
  • Fixed an issue causing the Goals options to not be available for some users from the Appraisals and 360 Surveys page when the Public Visibility setting is enabled.
  • Goals page: The selected view (list vs table) is now saved as a user preference.
  • Improved the way the Results page is displayed when participants did not provide any response for optional questions.
  • Fixed an issue that was sometimes causing a client-side error in the Integration settings page.
  • When a department is made inactive, added a warning indicating that department membership will be unassigned for all current members.
  • Improved validation of date fields.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



February 17, 2018 - v3.9.7

  • Fixed an issue causing non-latin characters to be displayed as boxes in PDFs.
  • Improved labels and instruction messages in the Instant Feedback dialog.
  • Fixed an issue in the Goals & Job Profile page causing an error when clicking the Activity button for someone else's goal (when the Public Visibility setting is enabled).
  • When assigning a manager to a department, the manager no longer becomes a member of that department automatically (if not a member of any department), as it was the case before.
  • Fixed an issue causing an error when uploading a logo or a profile picture with the Gorgias Templates extension enabled in Google Chrome.
  • Fixed some usability issues in the User Fields settings page when adding or deleting Job Types.
  • Performance appraisals: It is no longer possible to reopen an appraisal after the deadline has passed.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



February 3, 2018 - v3.9.6

  • Added a "Download PDF" button in the Goals & Job Profile page.
  • Authorized managers and administrators can now mark goal entries as "verified" to prevent employees from deleting or modifying them (limited availability feature).
  • Fixed an issue in the Questionnaire editor causing the page to scroll back to the top every time a question is moved.
  • The Employee Journal Entries report is now hidden when the Employee Journal module is disabled.
  • Fixed an issue in the goal activity feed causing changes not to be recorded for recently added fields.
  • Recent Announcements are now hidden when configuration to hide links to Support Center is enabled for an organization.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



January 22, 2018 - v3.9.5

  • Fixed a display issue in the questionnaire causing the rating scale description to repeat before each rating question (instead of appearing only once at the beginning of a group of question).
  • Fixed an issue causing an error when trying to import users from a spreadsheet.
  • Removed the configuration option to make the Job Type field mandatory.



January 20, 2018 - v3.9.4

  • Added "Job Type" field in the Add/Edit User page. Also added a configuration section under "Manage Account - User Fields" allowing administrators to define the available Job Types.
  • Added an option making it possible to create users without an email address (a generated identifier will be used in place of the email address). An administrator can set or reset the password directly for those users.
  • When a manager completes a performance appraisal, responses to sections specific to the self-review are now displayed inline.
  • Fixed an issue that was sometimes causing an error when saving reviewed participant suggestions.
  • Made some account settings available to HR administrators (including Appraisals and Surveys settings and Email Content settings).
  • When updating appraisals as a batch operation, the self-review deadline and the manager deadline are now both mandatory (this is to avoid an issue where the manager deadline could end up being before the self-review deadline).
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a rare error when using the "Quick add by department" feature in the Suggest Participants page.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the deletion of a request if its results were previously included in a batch operation to download PDF results.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.



January 13, 2018 - v3.9.3

  • Detailed Assessment Results report: Fixed an issue which could cause a department manager to be able to view the results of his 360 survey before the results are shared with him.