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Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Software

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 in an enterprise-level organisation. Plus the rules, regulations and the amount of ‘STUFF’ that small to medium sized business owners need to do to stay on top of things these days is increasing all the time. So the more that employees or software …

Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Software was last modified: July 21st, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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What does Onboarding Mean?

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View 0 Comments

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: July 4th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View 0 Comments

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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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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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

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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

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: May 25th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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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