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Fight the System – Choose Your Weapon

So many SMEs, especially small businesses of less than say 16 employees, seem to think that HR software is out of their reach or ‘only for big operations‘. There are plenty of affordable HR system provers out there that, although they might appear to target big businesses only, can easily make a small operation’s life a lot easier.


A Business Process Management System Is A Must

It’s just a shame that most vendors seem to want to target the big boys only and get the obvious big-buck accounts.

The truth is that small businesses need any kind of Business Process Management (BPM) system they can get to streamline their output and make the most of their small teams’ productivity. HR systems for small businesses are exactly that – a BPM mechanism. Taking the hassle and stress out of holiday requests and absence management, timesheets and training/development, performance reviews and appraisals are no-brainers to automate. We see Enterprise-Level customers flying with ‘small business‘ systems too.

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Especially if these are modern, agile companies that don’t want ‘cumbersome’ (sic.) behemoths of a system that, not only costs fortunes but virtually requires a degree to operate. These days smart big companies want to behave like smaller, agile operations. So we’ll continue to see more 500-plus-staff operations adopting ‘small business’ HR systems – and wider commercial practices. (As soon as  low-cost-fare operators took airline market share, the big companies followed suit!)


Small Businesses Need The Right HR Software The Most

Small businesses, more than any other type, are the most affected by ever-increasing demands for compliance and the last thing they need is more admin weighing them down. Ultimately, your business demands productivity. So small firms arguably need these systems more than any other to unlock the potential in their team and remain competitive.

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Attracting talent is hard enough. Retaining it is at least as hard. Freeing everyone up to do what they’re best at is one of the most important things a [small] business owner can do as they fight against giants.

Give your team the tools they need to reward your faith in them. The gloves are off. No excuses.

HRLocker offers businesses large and small a wide-ranging suite of solutions for attracting and retaining talent.

Fight the System – Choose Your Weapon was last modified: March 4th, 2024 by Adam Coleman

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