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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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HR Software for Small Businesses

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View, Longer Reads

Managing employees is expensive. But looking after your most important assets is vital. However the cost of managing people is relatively much higher in small businesses. Small businesses often don’t have enough budget to pay for ‘expensive‘ HR software. And even the more affordable online HR solutions are still a large investment. Opportunity Lost But it’s not just the license …

HR Software for Small Businesses was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Systems

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 at enterprise-level, so arguably HR software delivers more value in a more compact organisation. Plus the rules, regulations and the amount of ‘STUFF’ that small to medium sized (SME) business owners need to do to stay on top of things these days is increasing …

Small Business Sense – The Case for HR Systems was last modified: August 16th, 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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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 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

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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: July 31st, 2017 by Brian McDowell

Absence Management Policy

Absence Management Policy – A 12-Step Guide

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts, Longer Reads

Absence Management Policy – How to Manage Employee Absence and Sickness Effectively (Click image below to read Absence Management Policy feature as Infographic.)   SUMMARY Absence management policy needs buy in from the very top with a company-wide culture on absence prevention essential Don’t be afraid to have open, honest discussions to get to the bottom of issues and have realistic processes in …

Absence Management Policy – A 12-Step Guide was last modified: May 24th, 2017 by Brian McDowell