How better onboarding can boost employee effectiveness

By | Employee Management, Recruitment

Onboarding is viewed by many as an essential business function. However, not all companies have an established onboarding process in place – and those that do are often dissatisfied with it. When you think of the primary goal of onboarding – to minimise the time to the effectiveness of a new employee – it’s a wonder some companies don’t take it more seriously.   A recent study by the Harvard Business Review found that 22% of companies had no formal onboarding programme, whilst 49% only rated their onboarding procedure as ‘somewhat successful’. Yet it’s not just about the missed opportunity,…

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5 ways HR technology can improve employee productivity

By | Employee Management, HR Software, Technology

One of the key tasks facing any HR team is increasing employee productivity, as more productive employees translate into a healthier bottom line. With a productive workforce, you cut time-wasting, improve communication, boost engagement and raise happiness levels across your organisation – resulting in lower costs and higher profits. And there are now a host of tools out there that, when used properly, could result in higher employee productivity. Here are five ways technology can help you get the most out of your workforce: 1. Improve your reward programme Praising and rewarding staff has long been a mainstay of business…

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Why HR must embrace the future of work

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The future of work is changing – quickly and irrevocably. Artificial intelligence (AI) and other technological innovations are driving this change and the working landscape in twenty, or even ten years’ time is going to be vastly different from that of today. Developments such as social media, mobile working and cloud connectivity have already altered how, where and when people work – while AI, robotics, and smart technology are already making some traditional job roles obsolete. In short, we’re facing an innovation deluge. And keeping on top of all the latest technologies and trends is going to be a key…

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Simplifying the implementation of HR software

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HR software is supposed to make our lives easier and our working time more productive. But we’re all familiar with projects that haven’t gone to plan, implementation processes that have gone over schedule, budgets exceeded, and promised benefits seemingly as far away at the end of the process, as they were at the start. In most cases, the problem isn’t the software. It’s the way the software is implemented. But there are ways to manage implementation so that you avoid the major pitfalls and get the true benefits of your HR software. One of the first places to start is…

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Join us at CIPD HR Software and Recruitment Show 2018

By | Events, HR Software | No Comments

CIPD’s annual HR Software and Recruitment Show returns to London Olympia on the 13th to 14th June 2018. This free event attracts thousands of senior HR and L&D professionals and more than 70 exhibitors to get up-to-speed with the latest developments in HR technology, learning and recruitment. The event also provides a good opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and make valuable connections. In between visiting the exhibition, you can join learning sessions, which provide key insights into HR tech-related issues such as analytics, talent management and employee engagement. Book a demo with us in advance For the second…

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