Blog Posts and Articles

November 8, 2019
Successful onboarding process: 4 key areas to focus on

Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On

Successful Onboarding Process: 4 Key Areas to Focus On     The workforce of tomorrow is already here today and it’s up to businesses to be prepared. This new workforce with their evolving demographics, alternative work styles, and changing needs are impacting every area of business from recruiting to retiring.  HR teams need to start working on adapting their entire employee experience to better meet the needs of today’s workforce. We’ve looked at how recruiting and sourcing talent should be done in the digital age; now it’s time to discover what are the benefits of having a successful Onboarding process.    […]
November 5, 2019
3 major benefits of automation in hr operations

3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations

3 Major Benefits of Automation in HR Operations     Are you one of the companies embracing digital transformation or fighting against it? There are many reasons why today’s businesses are still shying away from AI and other emerging technologies, not to mention established ones that have already been tried and tested. Some are still rooted in tradition while others are fearful of scary headlines like “robots taking our jobs”.  The fact is, if you’re not embracing digital transformation, then you’re missing out on some amazing and even essential capabilities, and automation is right at the top of the list. […]
October 22, 2019
Why do organisations need effective performance management systems

Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?

Why do Organisations Need Effective Performance Management Systems?     When it comes to making sure your employees are delivering what your company needs, an effective performance management system is arguably the most important ingredient.  Elements of an effective performance management include the entire process from setting employee goals through to tracking and measuring performance as well as feedback. This means that performance management also affects and drives many other key HR functions such as rewards and compensation, some of which are entirely dependent on accurately tracking performance to identifying top talent. Subsequently, performance management also affects learning and career […]
October 16, 2019
Why-should-HR-be-an-integral-part-of-every-organisation

Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?

Why Should HR be an Integral Part of Every Organisation?     For many years, we know that the role of HR in a company has been growing. Their responsibilities now seem to reach far and wide. The impact HR has on the business as a whole has never been greater, and neither has the pressure. With so many rapid changes in the work environment and the HR perimeter slowly but steadily expanding, many HR professionals are finding themselves in chaotic and even murky waters. Fortunately, while HR responsibilities have grown, so has the technology and strategies to support it. […]
October 11, 2019
The 4 effective employee retention strategies for HR

The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR

The 4 Effective Employee Retention Strategies For HR     No one likes to see talented employees leave, yet it’s one of the biggest challenges faced by businesses and HR professionals today. High turnover is extremely costly, not to mention the impact it has on the rest of the workforce. Hitting those retention targets is essential to success, but achieving them isn’t always simple. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy employee retention strategies that you can adopt to make significant improvements to employee retention. Used in combination, these strategies can help ensure all your employees, including your most skilled ones, […]
October 4, 2019
Experience Gap - What is it How to Close it

Experience Gap: What is it? How to Close it?

Experience Gap: What is it? How to Close it?     The experience gap has been widening and many companies haven’t noticed until it’s too late. Today’s skills gaps are causing many organisations to take expensive and inefficient temporary solutions while they scramble to accelerate five years of development for a new employee to offset the 40 years of experience from the other one heading out the door. Instead, they should be looking to start closing the experience gap permanently and for good. All you need is the right technology.   What is  Experience Gap and Where Does it Come […]
September 26, 2019

How to Build a Basic Employee Benefits Package?

How to Build a Basic Employee Benefits Package?       We all need a little motivation sometimes and employees are no different. Rewards and compensation schemes like basic employee benefits packages or just extra perks are all vital to getting the most out of your workforce. Even if you’re not entirely convinced about the effectiveness of benefits, unfortunately, it’s no longer an option for businesses that want to stay competitive.  Today the top companies are offering increasingly better basic employee benefits packages and perks, so to even get a say in today’s talent pool you need to be doing […]
September 18, 2019
What are the Key HR Metrics in Recruitment

What are the Key HR Metrics in Recruitment?

What are the Key HR Metrics in Recruitment?     For HR today, it’s all about metrics. Not only does measuring your HR performance and looking at your data show you how successful your initiatives are, but it should also guide your future activities. Doing more of what works well, identifying other opportunities or spotting areas for improvement are all essential to future success. The problem for most HR professionals to decide is exactly what to measure. Which metrics are the most important and where should your focus be? There are literally hundreds of metrics to choose from with countless […]
September 4, 2019

Contingent Workers Management: A Definitive Guide

Contingent Workers Management: A Definitive Guide     It’s no secret that as our world has changed and so has our workforce. Technology and evolving values have led to significant changes within our current and future workforce, not the least of which now includes contingent workers.  So, what are contingent workers? They are freelancers, part-time workers and other groups who have long been relied on to fill skills gaps or help in other areas of business. However, now it’s becoming clear that this group of the workforce is growing at an ever-increasing rate. There are many reasons for this but […]
August 22, 2019
Easy steps to successful onboarding of new employees

4 Easy Steps To Successful Onboarding Of New Employees

4 Easy Steps To Successful Onboarding Of New Employees     When it comes to distributing time and money in HR, it’s often Recruitment that receives the lion’s share with Training not far behind. The employee experience after recruitment and before development often receives the least attention or is forgotten altogether i.e. successful onboarding of new employees.  This onboarding stage can become a bit of limbo for employees. It’s not surprising then that so many choose to leave their new job within the year or even the first month of employment. Companies that don’t give employees the warm welcome they’re […]
August 13, 2019
Develop soft skills training programs for employees

How to Develop Soft Skills Training Programs for Employees?

How to Develop Soft Skills Training Programs for Employees?     We always try to make our customers think about the changing business market. From technology and AI to the demographics of our future workforce, HR has a lot to keep up with. As one of the most important aspects of HR, learning and training are no different. Today soft skills are becoming just as desirable, if not more so, than hard skills. Where once competencies and qualifications were the most sought after, it now seems that skills like creativity and problem solving are starting to take over.   The […]
August 7, 2019
SuccessFactors One Solution for All Common On-Premise HR Challenges

SuccessFactors: Solution for All On-Premise HR Challenges

SuccessFactors: One Solution for All Common On-Premise HR Challenges     If you’ve yet to take on a cloud-based solution for your HR needs then it’s time to seriously consider making the change now. On-premise solutions for on-premise HR challenges are simply too time and resource-intensive to meet today’s competitive requirements. To keep up in the current market, agility and transparency are key; things that on-premise solutions with their complexities and limitations just can’t offer.   Digital Transformation with SuccessFactors   As a cloud-based HR system with superior capabilities, SuccessFactors enables you to spend less time on operational issues and time-consuming admin […]

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