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Storing Physical and Digital HR Records with GDPR In Mind

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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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What does Onboarding Mean?

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View, FAQs 2 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: November 21st, 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: November 21st, 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: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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The Staff Holiday Planner Guide

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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

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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

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Learn the Importance of Time with TimeSheets

Adam Coleman CEO HR Points of View

‘Time is money’, this probably one of the most frequently heard statements in the corporate world. The biggest asset besides manpower in any business is time. So, whether it’s investing time understanding clients, or spending time reviewing your team – or reporting on time wasted – business is unquestionably ‘All About Time’. All businesses are focused on profitability and continued …

Learn the Importance of Time with TimeSheets was last modified: March 16th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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What is employee self-service? Help Yourself!

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View 2 Comments

Employee self-service? What are we asking them to do on our behalves? Nanny state control companies are a thing of the past and are thankfully fading quickly. Imagine a company where you gave employees control – control of their job, control of their careers and control of their destiny: if you give your employees ownership they will respond with productivity. …

What is employee self-service? Help Yourself! was last modified: March 7th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

Social Media Policy – Do You Have One?

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In this the first episode of the HRLocker Podcast we discuss the dangers of not having a social media policy and even if you do have a policy is it adequate enough? Here we interview Anne O’Connell from SOR Solicitors. Anne is the Employment Partner within the firm and deals with dozens of cases with breaches of the Social Media …

Social Media Policy – Do You Have One? was last modified: October 10th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

HR Software Case Study: CEO of 19-Person Company Slashes Footfall to her Office

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HR Software Case Study MS Excel is a great tool, but there comes a time when it become unmanageable In this implementation of HR Software case study you will learn how one CEO reduced footfall to her office with requests from staff for holiday leave, started saving on their stationary bills and allowed the her carry on with other business …

HR Software Case Study: CEO of 19-Person Company Slashes Footfall to her Office was last modified: March 22nd, 2017 by Crystel Rynne