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The Staff Holiday Planner Guide

Brian McDowell Blog

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 is 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 …

How to Select an Applicant Tracking System

Brian McDowell Blog, Uncategorized

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 …

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How to Implement an Effective Performance Management System

Brian McDowell Uncategorized

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. …

Absence Management Policy

Absence Management Policy – A 12-Step Guide

Adam Coleman Blog, News

Absence Management Policy – How to Manage Employee Absence and Sickness Effectively (Full article below Absence Management Policy 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 place to move ahead with …

HR in a Box – The Innovation Show Interview HRLocker CEO Adam Coleman

Brian McDowell Blog, Uncategorized

Hear the backstory on how HRLocker was founded, with added, wider insights into startup success, hiring and HR consultancy from CEO Adam Coleman in this interview by Aidan McCullen’s The Innovation Show. HRLocker was founded by HR professionals with experience at the highest levels of recruitment. If you’d like expert guidance and advice on Human Resources policy, implementing absence management …

HR professionals: Don’t get comfortable in your cosy old shoes – Tech and culture changes everything!

Crystel Rynne Blog, Uncategorized

Being a HR professional in a busy tech or professional services company can be really challenging. Having been there in the past and doing it in the present, I know the challenges first hand. Many managers think when the first HR role is appointed in a company that they now have a HR resource to do all the hiring for …

Irish HR technology firm HRLocker expects strong growth over the next 12 months on the back of significant investment made in the past year.

Crystel Rynne Blog

HRLocker currently operate across 44 different countries, with customers such as BrownBag Films, Ibec, Trustev, Adaptive Mobile, Business in the Community, Malta Services, Ryanair and eShopWorld automating thousands of requests and submissions. “We don’t sell a HR solution. For there to be a HR solution there must be a HR problem. There is no such thing as HR problems; only …

Productivity increases with annual leave!

Crystel Rynne Uncategorized

A study by the America’s International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans found that employees who take their annual leaves are 40% more productive and less irritable, depressed, forgetful and easily fatigued compared to employees who don’t take annual leaves. Taking a break makes employees more productive. Ask anyone how they feel after a vacation, and they will say that the …

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If you automate a crap process it will only get crap faster!

Crystel Rynne Blog, Uncategorized

We worked out a year ago you can cloud enable your business process across finance, marketing, communications and HR for less than $300  a month and a year later probably for less with good easy to use modern products. Cloud allows small companies look and act big very quickly and can make starting a new business easier and affordable. When …

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Learn the Importance of Time with TimeSheets

Crystel Rynne Uncategorized

‘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 is 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 growth, …