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A Newbies View on the HR Software Space

Brian McDowell Longer Reads, Staff Posts

After 6 months at HRLocker our second-latest hire gives a view on the brand, the customers, the product, marketplace and People Management issues. Coming from a different industry to HR (and experience of marketing only a couple of cloud / SaaS products before) Brian brought fresh views on how we approach the market landscape and to the HRLocker solution and …

A Newbies View on the HR Software Space was last modified: July 4th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Clare Company HRLocker Wins Irish Enterprise Awards 2017

Brian McDowell News

Lahinch-based HRLocker have won the Irish Enterprise Award for ‘BEST HR SOFTWARE COMPANY 2017’ in a contest sponsored by the Worldwide Business Review magazine. The West Coast company, now with 13 employees and listing clients such as Ryanair, help growing companies save time and money with their staff and People Management automation software. CEO Adam Coleman, the man behind the #SiliconVillage initiative to encourage other …

Clare Company HRLocker Wins Irish Enterprise Awards 2017 was last modified: April 26th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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UK, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland Bank Holidays 2017 and 2018

Brian McDowell Infographics Blog Posts

Here is a list of 2017 and 2018 Bank Holidays for the United Kingdom (U.K.) and Republic of Ireland (ROI), including specific public holidays unique to Northern Ireland & Scotland. This list covers several countries from the two separate states of Ireland and the U.K. as many organisations share offices and other facilities in multiple locations across both jurisdictions. (HRLocker …

UK, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland Bank Holidays 2017 and 2018 was last modified: June 21st, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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INFOGRAPHIC Buyer Myths on Implementing Performance Management Systems

Brian McDowell Infographics Blog Posts

Myths BUSTED! This visual guide is compiled from a section of our ‘How to Implement an Effective Performance Management System‘ blog post. (Wow, that is a mouthful.) Many organisations overthink and fear implementing People Management processes such as Performance Management or Employee Performance Engagement (EPE) systems. But, really these are just like so many other Business Processes that can be …

INFOGRAPHIC Buyer Myths on Implementing Performance Management Systems was last modified: May 10th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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How I reluctantly grew to love keeping timesheets

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

Insulted. Mistrusted. Angry. That’s how I felt at my last job when the company owner introduced a timesheet system. As a 99% remote worker this micromanaging infringement on my prized, flexible working arrangements struck deep. To be honest it caused a significantly deep sense of resentment. So how did that turn into a good thing? My poor wife cursed my boss …

How I reluctantly grew to love keeping timesheets was last modified: April 4th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

10 reasons why online timesheets will make you the office superhero

Brian McDowell Infographics Blog Posts

Online Timesheets – The Benefits It’s Time! (INFOGRAPHIC) Timesheet software: 1. Saves space onsite and cuts offsite paper filing service costs 2. Cuts time spent on submission/approvals with digital upload and receipt functionality 3. Works across multiple locations on one system without local management 4. Deliver data-based accountability to decision making. Recording time applies to all workers, not just for …

10 reasons why online timesheets will make you the office superhero was last modified: April 4th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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February 2017 News | Clock-In/Out is Here | Webinars

Brian McDowell Demos, News, Webinars

Great news! HRLocker’s CLOCK-IN/OUT functionality is now live. Customers on Professional and Premium plans can active this (and project tracking capability) easily through your HRLocker account. SEE HOW February Learning Lineup Whether you’re a HRLocker Guru, or just getting started, we can help you to increase your knowledge and do more with HRLocker. Featured Demo: HRLocker Clock In/Clock Out HRLocker’s …

February 2017 News | Clock-In/Out is Here | Webinars was last modified: May 18th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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The Staff Holiday Planner Guide

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts, Longer Reads

Your  Staff Holiday Planner Advice Page! A solid staff holiday planner system will instantly save time, money – and lower tension amongst your team. That said, good policy’s still required. So here’s some tips on implementing smart, staff time-off procedures: How To Manage Staff Holidays and Time Off Remember that, as well as wanting to avoid common employee holiday related issues, …

The Staff Holiday Planner Guide was last modified: May 24th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

How to Select an Applicant Tracking System

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts

Be an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Superhero! Save time sorting through applications in multiple channels & formats in an easy-to-use Applicant Tracking System dashboard – never miss top talent again! HireLocker integrates with HRLocker – as well as major job boards – to make the hiring and onboarding process a smooth, pleasurable process as you identify the best candidates for …

How to Select an Applicant Tracking System was last modified: May 17th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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How to Implement an Effective Performance Management System

Brian McDowell Longer Reads

Choosing to implement effective Performance Management System software is arguably the most efficient way to invest in your company’s talent. (Note: there’s a growing trend for PMS to be termed Employee Performance Engagement, or EPE instead). By keeping your team engaged with your wider business goals and with what skills they can develop, you will achieve alignment and satisfaction across the board. …

How to Implement an Effective Performance Management System was last modified: May 24th, 2017 by Brian McDowell