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What does Onboarding Mean?

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View 0 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: July 4th, 2017 by Adam Coleman

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What is CPD? Are You Up-to-Speed?

Adam Coleman Blog, CEO HR Points of View 0 Comments

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 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

How to Select an Applicant Tracking System

Brian McDowell Blog, Infographics Blog Posts

Be an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Superhero! Save time sorting through applications in multiple channels & formats in an easy-to-use Applicant Tracking System dashboard – never miss top talent again! HireLocker integrates with HRLocker – as well as major job boards – to make the hiring and onboarding process a smooth, pleasurable process as you identify the best candidates for …

How to Select an Applicant Tracking System was last modified: May 17th, 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: May 24th, 2017 by Brian McDowell

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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

Stop using excel – Switch to a Cloud HR System!

Crystel Rynne Blog

Your Cloud HR system should produce reports that HR departments or business owners can use to analyze vital workforce metrics such as headcount, annual leave entitlements and turnover. Human Resource systems should help companies to improve talent management, better manage employee records, and optimize hiring practices. Here are the several ways that introducing a good Cloud HR System can help …

Stop using excel – Switch to a Cloud HR System! was last modified: June 21st, 2017 by Crystel Rynne