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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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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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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

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Time Management Software

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

Time Management Software can really help your team focus on your great shared goals. Even you’re not billing out project hours, or measuring how resources are employed across the organisation, time management tools will really give you the real facts about how time is split across each section of the team. Individuals will also appreciate how their days are spent …

Time Management Software was last modified: August 15th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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What is an Applicant Tracking System – How Does it Work?

Brian McDowell FAQs, Staff Posts

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is simply recruitment software to help employers find talent. And to avoid sorting through millions of CVs! There are broadly two types. The larger, enterprise-level systems, that are often known for ‘scaring off’ applicants with lengthy forms and questions. And then there are smaller, more affordable and user-friendly ATSs that really deliver value to small and …

What is an Applicant Tracking System – How Does it Work? was last modified: November 21st, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Does HRLocker have a Timesheet App?

Brian McDowell FAQs, Staff Posts

A lot of businesses that approach us, especially those looking for clocking-in systems, ask if we have a timesheet app. The answer is yes – and no! YES because the HRLocker suite is a web application (featuring timesheets) and is delivered through the browser, usable on ALL devices featuring a reasonably modern browser. NO because it’s not a downloadable ‘native’ …

Does HRLocker have a Timesheet App? was last modified: November 21st, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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Staff Holiday Planning Headaches?

Brian McDowell Staff Posts

You dread staff knocking on the door or seeing emails requesting time off. We understand. And we know you’d rather be on that beach sunning yourself too. Hmm, imagine that for a second. You wouldn’t be alone. We’re amazed on a daily basis how many organisations of all sizes are still using excel templates to plan their staff holidays and time …

Staff Holiday Planning Headaches? was last modified: August 1st, 2017 by Brian McDowell