On Trial – how to maximise your HR software evaluation

Brian McDowell Longer Reads, Staff Posts, Videos

Rolling out some new HR software into a business can be quite an emotional decision for organisations of any size. Surprisingly, subscription cost is rarely an issue. But getting buy in from senior management, as well as staff that will use the Solution daily is vital. We deal with a lot of prospects in various stages of their journey to …

On Trial – how to maximise your HR software evaluation was last modified: January 31st, 2018 by Brian McDowell

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Employee Management Software FAQs

Brian McDowell FAQs, Videos

A lot of our customers come to us looking for various ways to manage their teams. Increasingly these are small businesses without HR managers or departments – and that have no intention of creating HR departments. In many instances we think this is smart, unless you have a really proactive People Management team that focuses on developing and attracting talent …

Employee Management Software FAQs was last modified: November 23rd, 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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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: January 10th, 2018 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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The Staff Holiday Planner Guide

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts, Longer Reads, Videos

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: January 10th, 2018 by Brian McDowell

Absence Management Policy

Absence Management Policy – A 12-Step Guide

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts, Longer Reads, Videos

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: December 22nd, 2017 by Brian McDowell