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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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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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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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Lean on Me – A Support Story

Liz Byrt Staff Posts

A google search of “Support” gives us: bear all or part of the weight of; hold up give assistance to, especially financially. What does it mean to be part of the customer support team at HRLocker? Do we [support] hold up the product? No. I think the product stands on its own. HRLocker offers functionality that stands up well without …

Lean on Me – A Support Story was last modified: October 11th, 2017 by Liz Byrt

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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