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June 7, 2019
The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR

The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR

The Importance of Big Data & Data Driven Insights in HR     It’s no secret that big data is big news both in HR and elsewhere in the business. Just as companies can better market to their customers, thanks to insights gleaned from consumer data, HR departments can make better workforce and business decisions based on their own data. Unfortunately, there are still many companies that either aren’t collecting and storing the right human resources data or simply aren’t utilising the data they do have. Today, powerful HR management systems and innovative software mean companies have access to more […]
June 4, 2019
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7 Steps to an Effective Employee Training Program

 7 Steps to an Effective Employee Training Program     Workplace training, learning, and development are essential for any business. Whether it is to meet compliance requirements in a regulated industry, nurture future leaders or engage and encourage employees to improve retention. Whatever the motivation, employee training is a necessity, but developing an effective employee training program can be a challenge. Identifying training opportunities, designing successful training programs, promoting training and encouraging participation can all present obstacles. Fortunately, employee training and development is our specialty. We’ve helped companies from every industry including council authorities deliver better staff training. We have considerable […]
May 27, 2019
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Purpose, Scope & Benefits of HRIS

Purpose, Scope, Limitations & Benefits of HRIS     If you work in HR then you know how difficult it can be to manage an entire workforce. Whether it’s arranging payroll and monitoring performance or simply storing accurate employee information and keeping it up to date, there is a huge range of everyday tasks that can be both time consuming and challenging. It’s no surprise then that technology has stood up to try to solve these problems and more in the form of HRIS or Human Resource Information Systems. But what are HRIS and HRMS? Here we look at what […]
May 17, 2019
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Top 4 Reasons on Why You Need to Evaluate Your SAP SuccessFactors Solution

Top 4 Reasons on Why You Need to Evaluate Your SAP SuccessFactors Solution     Change can be a great thing, but only if everything is keeping up. For businesses, it’s no different. As your business grows and your needs change, so should your capabilities and infrastructure. It is beneficial to quickly identify which software or technology is no longer meeting your requirements. This should be followed by an assessment to identify an upgrade or replacement solution straight away. But what if your solution isn’t obviously struggling? As a cloud HRMS, the SAP SuccessFactors solution is always evolving to deliver […]
May 6, 2019

Employee Performance Appraisal – Importance and Guidelines

Employee Performance Appraisal – Importance and Guidelines     They say, Success comes from Failure, but what if you don’t know why someone has failed? Or what if you’re not even sure when you’ve succeeded? Employee performance reviews help managers understand a person and correlate to their performance. That’s why employee appraisals are so crucial. Not only are they a fantastic opportunity to motivate employees by recognising their progress, but it’s also a chance to highlight any areas of improvement and outline an action plan to achieve future goals. Learning and improving is the only way to get ahead.  This […]
April 21, 2019
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How Important is an Effective Employee Compensation & Benefits Strategy?

How Important is an Effective Employee Compensation & Benefits Strategy?     All businesses know how important it is to reward employees meaningfully. No one denies that an employee compensation strategy that combines competitive pay with recognition and rewards is most vital. This is for motivating employees, maintaining and improving productivity, attracting top talent and ensuring the retention of top talent. So, why do so many businesses shy away from really investing in their compensation strategy? While it’s partly to do with just how important, and therefore daunting it is, it is also about how much investment it requires. It […]
April 15, 2019

Implementing SuccessFactors Onboarding in Practice

With many companies contending with high wait periods before taking on a new hire thanks to longer notice periods and stricter regulatory standards, it can be difficult to keep new hires excited about their role. Unfortunately this period is more important than ever and it’s vital that companies don’t lose momentum and keep spirits high.
April 10, 2019

The benefits of a Cloud Based HRMS

Companies have known for years the benefits of the investing in a high performing HR management system, but today’s challenge is understanding the benefits of a cloud based HRMS. Expensive and clunky on premise solutions have been replaced by more flexible software solutions, but today it’s really all about the cloud. Of course if you’re one of the many HR teams that worked tirelessly to eventually persuade your company to move from on-premise to invest in software, you’re probably not exactly jumping at the chance to do it all over again. If you’ve been putting it off and haven’t even […]
April 4, 2019
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Employee Turnover: What Is It? & Why Should It Matter?

Employee Turnover: What Is It? & Why Should It Matter?   Employee turnover is a metric that comes up again and again for HR managers. Most businesses know they need to be looking out for it, but often the reason behind the result goes uninvestigated. Often, figuring out why your turnover rate is so poor, or even why it’s so good for that matter, is much easier when you actually speak to your employees and look to the data.   Why Employee Turnover Is So Important? Just in case you weren’t sure, let’s go over why employee turnover is so […]
March 28, 2019

SuccessFactors Implementation Methodology

User-friendly features and seemingly seamless functionality can make SuccessFactors feel like a walk in the park, and in some ways it is. This can, however, result in some HR professional underestimating the set-up requirements of this world class HRMS. Fortunately, SAP have special partners just like us to help everyone get started with SuccessFactors. Lots of partners like to go into their agile staggered processes or gated flow chart methodologies, but we like to keep it simple. While we always take an efficiency agile approach to give you a fast yet thorough set-up, we like to keep the basis of […]

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