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Can you take holidays by the hour in HRLocker?

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

We’re often asked if HRLocker can allow employees to take their holidays by the hour. (The answer is no. But there are workarounds to make that a yes!) However, we usually throw the question back and ask ‘why’re you managing your team so microscopically?’ HRLocker is built with Best Practises and the workplace – and workforce – of the future …

Can you take holidays by the hour in HRLocker? was last modified: October 24th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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HR Software for Small Businesses

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View, Longer Reads

Managing employees is expensive. But looking after your most important assets is vital. However the cost of managing people is relatively much higher in small businesses. Small businesses often don’t have enough budget to pay for ‘expensive‘ HR software. And even the more affordable online HR solutions are still a large investment. Opportunity Lost But it’s not just the license …

HR Software for Small Businesses was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Systems

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View, Longer Reads

The cost of managing people in a small business is relatively much, much higher than it is at enterprise-level, so arguably HR software delivers more value in a more compact organisation. Plus the rules, regulations and the amount of ‘STUFF’ that small to medium sized (SME) business owners need to do to stay on top of things these days is increasing …

Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Systems was last modified: August 16th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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What does Onboarding Mean?

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In HR, People Management and Personnel circles, new terms and processes come up from time to time that non specialist managers and business owners need to find out about. ‘Onboarding’ is one of these, but what does it mean? This is my definition. (Please correct me if I’m misguided): ‘OnBoarding’, is all the activity that a company and a person needs to …

What does Onboarding Mean? was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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What is CPD? Are You Up-to-Speed?

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So, what is CPD?  Yet another acronym … so, what does it stand for? “Continuous Professional Development” But is this just another name for – training? CPD Definition Here is a good definition put forward by the CIPD (Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development) “CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. It refers to the process of tracking and documenting the skills, …

What is CPD? Are You Up-to-Speed? was last modified: July 4th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Hire and Interview

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View, Longer Reads

Great news. Your organisations’ expanding and you’re tasked to lead a recruitment drive. You’re wondering now how to hire and interview for the best outcome. Naturally you want to do this as effectively as possible – and you want to do it right. Because if you don’t, it can be costly, really time consuming and disastrous for your business on so many levels. So what should …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Hire and Interview was last modified: May 18th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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How to Maximise Your HR Software

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

We often enjoy discussions with customers about maximising the efficiency of their new HR Solution and how to get more out of it than the standard time on, time-off, holiday requests or timesheet functionality. Clients rightly want their team to have – and know how to use – the best tools to raise their output. So, whether you’re a startup, or about to embrace …

How to Maximise Your HR Software was last modified: May 3rd, 2017 by Adam Coleman

Hiring and Communicating to Company Culture

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

You don’t need me to tell you that communication’s one of the most important aspects of managing a business. How your vision is outlined to and bought into by your team is what makes you a special leader. Getting this message to new and potential recruits and across departments is therefore vital. We also know that applicants often apply to …

Hiring and Communicating to Company Culture was last modified: May 17th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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People Management Needs and Solutions

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

I’ve said it before, but HR problems are essentially business challenges that require solutions like any other area of commercial productivity. And HR software providers should deliver a full range of management/human resource systems and training support services to their customers to arm your team to move forward. This belief isn’t just based on being an HR consultant (or the …

People Management Needs and Solutions was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

Do you have to ask permission to credit check employees

Do you have to ask permission to credit check employees?

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View, Longer Reads

Pre-Employment Candidate Background Screening – Credit Referencing As part of HRLocker service, customers have access to first-call HR support. And, recently, a question to our consultants has come up a couple of times: Q: If we want to run credit checks on our existing – and new – employees, do we have to ask permission? This type of question comes …

Do you have to ask permission to credit check employees? was last modified: March 31st, 2017 by Adam Coleman