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Employee Engagement

How HR Software can transform your employee experience

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There’s no question that employees are the heartbeat and backbone of every successful company, so it’s imperative to create a culture that allows your people to feel and perform their best each day. Despite this being a goal for many HR departments, only 53% of employees globally report feeling engaged at work. This number is undoubtedly concerning when you consider that highly engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave their company than their less engaged counterparts. Constructing a positive employee experience is no easy feat; there’s a lot to consider, from learning and development opportunities and employee wellness to a…

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how to build a strong company culture

5 ways to build a strong company culture

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Your business’ culture is so important, and has been shown to have a significant impact on both your employee engagement and financial performance. While 92% of senior executives believe that a strong company culture would increase their business’ value, just 16% state that their culture is where it should be. So how can businesses create a company culture that empowers employees to thrive, become more productive and ultimately, improve your bottom line? No matter what your business does, it’s well known that workplace culture is a huge selling point today. Whether you’re trying to attract new employees, keep existing ones…

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4 benefits of delivering a good employee on-boarding experience

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Employee on-boarding is defined by the CIPD as “the whole process from an individual’s contact with the organisation before they formally join, through to understanding the business’ ways of working and getting up to speed in their job.” The first few weeks for any new hire can be critical in forming a lasting impression that can impact performance, engagement and ultimately, retention. But 15% of new hires that resign within the first three months cite a lack of on-boarding process as a major contributor to their decision to leave. No matter how prepared a new hire is for a role,…

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Actionable resolutions for HR in 2020

Five actionable New Year’s resolutions for HR in 2020

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With a new year on the horizon, positivity and optimism beings to spread from person to person. The ‘new year, new me’ mantra gets most people striving to eat healthier, give up bad habits and attempt to conquer the gym. While harmless, if we are all openly honest, none of them actually last. As HR professionals, the new year presents a perfect opportunity to do the exact opposite. HR is equipped with the unique position of overseeing many aspects of the workplace; it’s the ideal time pull a few loose ends together and set resolutions that can help your HR…

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How to calculate holiday entitlement for your employees

How to calculate holiday entitlement for your employees

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Calculating holiday entitlement for your employees shouldn’t require a PhD in Advanced Mathematics. So we’ve put together this guide to help calculate annual leave for your full and part time employees, starters, leavers and shift workers. According to legislation from the UK Government, (almost) all workers who work a 5-day week are entitled to at least 28 days of paid annual leave per year. Equivalent to 5.6 weeks of holiday, employers can opt for a leave year or accrual system when calculating their employees’ holiday entitlement. What does the leave year system mean? Under the leave year system, employers define…

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