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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?

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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: July 4th, 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: May 25th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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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

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The workplace revolution starts here – how will you contribute?

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

Work and the workplace are undergoing a huge change, giving lots more options to employers, when they wish to hire – and to employees on what type of companies they choose to join. From an employer standpoint you no longer need fancy, expensive headquarters in the latest, coolest (highest rent) part of the city. With the advent of cloud computing …

The workplace revolution starts here – how will you contribute? was last modified: April 4th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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How (Not) To Buy HR Software

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

I’m going to be as frank with you as I am with all our customers and potential customers as they buy HR Software. There are 100s, if not 1000s of HR solutions on the market. As much as we’re confident ours is the perfect, robust, supportive solution for most growing companies, you really ought to just buy the first cloud vendor that …

How (Not) To Buy HR Software was last modified: July 18th, 2017 by Adam Coleman