Blog Posts and Articles
May 6, 2019
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
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
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
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 Expensive and clunky on premise solutions have been replaced by more flexible software solutions, but today it’s really all about the cloud.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
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
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 […]
March 28, 2019
As an SAP gold partner for SuccessFactors implementations we know just how transformative this world class HRMS can be, but we also know that success isn’t simple. While the SuccessFactors suite provides all the features and functionality you need to achieve masterful HR, it’s imperative that your solution is implemented and utilised properly to really make it successful for your business.
March 20, 2019
Traditionally organisational learning has focused on creating content based on centrally identified skills and competencies. This has usually been in the form of a classroom or eLearning course. However, modern learners have different requirements and expectations. Research shows that learners prefer informal, on-demand learning experiences such as professional communities and web-based resources over formal, fixed and course-based ones.
March 1, 2019
Onboarding is often one of the most misunderstood and therefore underutilised part of the employee life cycle. Taking on new hires both from outside and within the company often requires endless paperwork as well as a wide range of stakeholders. The process can quickly suck up resources and become disorganised, with focus on trying to meet compliance needs and simply getting the employee through the door to try and speed up onboarding. Fortunately, there is a way to streamline the onboarding process and improve efficiency all while helping new hires reach full productivity faster than ever.
February 26, 2019
Are your HR processes GDPR compliant? You should already have a GDPR plan in place for your whole company, but do you know if your team is achieving HR GDPR compliance?
February 26, 2019
From finance to marketing, automation and analytics are getting a digital overhaul. Adopting digital transformation in all these areas is a huge investment for businesses and many feel they need to pick and choose the most important functions to invest in while others, like training and learning, fall by the wayside.
February 5, 2019
Disparate employment data is one the biggest challenges and opportunities facing HR teams across the globe. Without synchronisations and transparency across core HR and payroll, businesses are struggling to the meet the needs of both the organisation and people working within it.