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Employee Management Software FAQs

Brian McDowell FAQs, Videos

A lot of our customers come to us looking for various ways to manage their teams. Increasingly these are small businesses without HR managers or departments – and that have no intention of creating HR departments. In many instances we think this is smart, unless you have a really proactive People Management team that focuses on developing and attracting talent …

Employee Management Software FAQs was last modified: November 23rd, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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What is HRLocker? Is it Right for Us?

Brian McDowell Demos

HRLocker Overview HRLocker is a cloud-based, online People management / HR platform designed mainly with, but not exclusively for, progressive Tech, Professional Services, Construction and Not-for-Profit companies in mind. Usually HRLocker customers are SMEs or small businesses, but several Enterprise-level clients also benefit from the efficient People Management automations that allow Users to focus on proactive HR functions, instead of …

What is HRLocker? Is it Right for Us? was last modified: November 13th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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The Best HR Software

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

What makes the best HR software? How do you define ‘the best’? Certain systems fit some companies better than others. But there are some underlying principles to consider as you weigh up what solution’s best for you. Here’s some points we think differentiate between a good system and a great system We think that the best HR software: Is simple to …

The Best HR Software was last modified: October 12th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Fight the System – Choose Your Weapon

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

Talking to a new customer today, that’s experienced significant growth in the last year, (their headcount shooting from 60 to over 150 in the past 12 months), I was surprised to hear that they wanted a cloud HR solution because they’d outgrown their ‘small business system‘. That small company system was in fact, no system. The usual spreadsheets or other …

Fight the System – Choose Your Weapon was last modified: October 4th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Storing Physical and Digital HR Records with GDPR In Mind

Brian McDowell Videos

So you’ve got a fancy new cloud HR software system. Excellent. Your staff are happy, You’re happy. But what about your legacy documentation? GDPR’s May 2018 deadline’s looming and, although you’ve likely addressed your digital data needs – have you done everything you need to about physical records? GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will require you to carry out a …

Storing Physical and Digital HR Records with GDPR In Mind was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Timesheet Software – Why You Need It

Brian McDowell Videos

Timesheet software allows employees to record hours they’ve worked on a weekly basis and have them swiftly approved by a manager without the need for chasing up. A ‘Clocking In and Out’ function that timestamps when staff started and finished work and records break durations is also useful and eliminates abuse of the system. With some systems you can even restrict certain staff …

Timesheet Software – Why You Need It was last modified: September 15th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Holiday Tracker – Who’s Off Work and When?

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

Without a holiday tracker system in place, going to request your time off’s often a hassle if your company doesn’t have any HR system to manage annual leave. How do you know who’s off and when? And if one of two staff of equal status always have to be present, how do you when you can or cannot request days …

Holiday Tracker – Who’s Off Work and When? was last modified: September 15th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Staff Signing in System

Brian McDowell Videos, Webinars

Are you recording who’s in the building with a staff signing in system? Aside from timekeeping reasons, or record-keeping obligations to collect timesheets of hours worked, there are extra reasons to collect data on who is where using a staff signing in system Building headcount, for example to account for employees with a mobile device roll call in case of …

Staff Signing in System was last modified: August 24th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Absence Management Software – Why You Need it

Brian McDowell Longer Reads, Staff Posts, Videos

Managing and monitoring staff absence sucks a lot of time from HR departments or those responsible for People Management, especially in small businesses. When the busy summer holiday months come around, or when winter and back-to-school bugs tear through your headcount, you need something to make life easier and ensure your team get timely, accurate responses and that have a …

Absence Management Software – Why You Need it was last modified: September 15th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Where does the value lie in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?

Brian McDowell FAQs, Staff Posts

As software vendors we’re always claiming our Solutions deliver value for money, excellent Return on Investment and generally deliver a more efficient, pleasant life. Prospective customers are understandably more cautious. You’ll, understandably, assess your options carefully before committing to implementing any new system. Especially Solutions involving Talent Management and acquisition. Plus you’re, increasingly, conscious of the type of brand experience …

Where does the value lie in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? was last modified: November 21st, 2017 by Brian McDowell