Homepage for employees

The homepage in 15Five is your one-stop destination for staying on top of your most important priorities, communicating with your manager and team, and achieving your work goals with ease. This employee-centric hub simplifies your journey toward success by allowing you to access your key priorities, connect seamlessly with your manager and colleagues, and unlock swift support— all in one central location. In this article, we'll walk you through the sections of your homepage and how you can use them to streamline tasks and collaboration.

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Access and availability

⛔️ Required access to Home.
👥 This article is relevant to employees.
📦 This feature is available in all pricing packages.


Use your homepage

  1. To access your homepage, simply click on Home in 15Five's main, left-hand navigation.
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  2. Once you've opened your homepage, you'll see two sections: the Actions List and the People List. Continue reading for a deep dive into each of these sections.
🎯 Actions List 👥 People List

The Actions List serves as a comprehensive list of things you're responsible for and enables you to work with your manager and coworkers to prioritize tasks, engage in impactful conversations, and remove obstacles.

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Note

Two categories of Actions appear in your Actions List: User Actions and System Actions. User Actions are actions created by you or your team. System Actions are actions that you're responsible for completing in 15Five (e.g. filling out your Check-in, submitting a review in a Best-Self Review® cycle, et cetera). Learn more.

From your Actions List, you can achieve the following tasks:

Apply filters

By default, only actions due during the current week are shown on your Actions List. Click "All" to see all actions.

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You can also apply filters to your Actions List by clicking Show filters at the top of the section.

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Filtering options are:

  • Type: Use this filter to see specific Action Types (e.g. Action Item, Discussion, Complete Microlearning)
  • Assigned by: Use this filter to see Actions assigned to you by a specific person.
  • Impacted person: Use this filter to see Actions you have with a specific person.
  • Status: Use this filter to see open, completed, expired, or archived Actions.
Create an Action

From the Actions List, you can create actions, discussions, and blockers. Once created, they'll appear on your homepage.

  • 📋 Actions are tasks that you need to complete. You can create either public or private actions. Actions that require further discussion can be easily added to 1-on-1 agendas as action items.
  • 💬 Discussions are important topics that you need to reflect on or collaborate with your team on. Creating and engaging in discussions you make progress daily, even outside of Check-ins and 1-on-1s. You can create either public or private discussions. Discussions that require face-to-face conversation can be easily added to 1-on-1 agendas as talking points.
  • 🚫 Blockers are things to surface with your manager that are preventing you from completing your work. When you create a blocker, your manager is immediately notified so they are aware of the issue and can help unblock you as quickly as possible. Blockers are visible to both you and manager and are automatically added to your current 1-on-1 as talking points upon creation.
Edit or delete an Action

Edit or delete an Action by clicking on the Action and using the Edit or Delete links.

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Comment on an Action

Comment on an Action by clicking on it and typing your comment in the text field. We support rich-text formatting.

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Mark an Action as "Complete"
  • Mark a User Action as "Complete" by clicking the checkmark to its left. Completed actions are removed from your Actions List mainview, but can be accessed using the "Completed" Status filter.
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  • Mark a System Action as "Complete" by completing it in 15Five.
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Add an Action to a current 1-on-1 agenda

Add an Action to your 1-on-1 agenda with the impacted person by editing the Action and clicking the "Add to 1-on-1" icon. Please note that blockers are automatically added to your 1-on-1 with your manager.

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Open a System Action in 15Five

Open a System Action in 15Five by clicking the arrow to its left. Once you complete the action in 15Five, it will be marked as "Complete" on your Actions List.

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See Actions you have with a specific person

View your Actions with a specific individual by clicking on their name in the People List section of your homepage.

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Open a person's profile or current 1-on-1 agenda

When you're viewing Actions with a specific individual, open their profile or current 1-on-1 agenda by clicking ... in the top, right-hand corner of the Actions List.

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