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How to choose the right HR tech provider

By Employee Management, Expense Management, HR Software, Natural HR, Payroll

The HR industry has evolved significantly since 2020. Facing the challenges of remote working, dealing with the ‘Great Resignation,’ and trying to find talent in a highly competitive job market, have all contributed to the need for high performing HR software. The development of HR tech has allowed many businesses to improve human resource functions and unleashed the power of teams to focus on strategic work, rather than administrative, time-consuming tasks. In fact, in 2021, venture capitalists’ invested more than $12 billion in the HR technology market, making it one of the most promising trends for 2022. But as a…

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What is ‘people analytics’?

By Analytics

This isn’t just a buzz term you should just know about. It is something that your organisation requires if you’re to better understand your workforce and identify key trends, in real-time. People analytics is all about data-driven insights into your workforce. Officially Gartner defines it as “the collection and application of talent data to improve critical talent and business outcomes. People analytics…inform talent decisions, improve workforce processes, and promote positive employee experience.” Also known as ‘HR analytics’ or ‘workforce analytics’ across some organisations, data can be gathered from several different places such as internal HR systems, external employee surveys, or…

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10 questions to ask in HR software demo

By HR Software, Human Resources, Software

You’ve taken the plunge and are finally ready to choose an HR platform to better manage your people. But in a competitive market, how are you going to identify the best option for your company? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back, with 10 questions you need to ask in an HR software demo… What is the history behind the business? This may seem like an obvious one, but it’s important to get to know the company you’re considering. Details like when it was set up and why, the experience of key stakeholders, and how many clients it has can all…

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Empathy and its role in the workplace

Empathy and its role in the workplace

By Natural HR

There are many essential skills to have in order to lead and perform well in the workplace – one of the most important being empathy. Having empathy in this environment allows you to connect with colleagues, seniors, and even clients in a deeper, more meaningful way.  Despite this, empathy is often overlooked as a critical soft skill. Here we explain how empathy influences the workplace positively and ways in which you can improve your ability to show empathy.  What is empathy? Empathy describes the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and understand their perspective and the emotions they…

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3 things to expect from Natural HR at the Festival of Work

By CIPD, Events

There’s nothing quite like getting out of the office and living and breathing everything that your company is about, especially when it’s for the benefit of others. And that’s exactly what the team will be doing, when we descend on the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) Festival of Work, from 15th – 16th June. But what exactly can you expect to see from us? Well, here we are with a quickfire round-up, to give you a taster of what’s in store… Our software in all its glory There’d be little point us attending if we weren’t willing to give…

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