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How many HR professionals should I have in my HR systems?

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Very small businesses can get away with having no HR department. A manager who has 6 employees on his books should be able to cope without needing an assigned HR member of staff. However, what is the number of HR staff needed for your business? Many like to throw out random, seemingly arbitrary, figures. For example, one ratio I have heard a lot is: one HR professional per hundred employees. Which is fair enough, but has never actually been explained. It can depend on what tools you have in your HR systems. An HR department which has a well-equipped HR…

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What is the hardest part about buying HR Software

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Maybe the above image looks familiar! You are drowning in paperwork, spending your life sifting through page after page and getting nowhere. Enough is enough! You have made the decision – you are going to move away from using manual processes! Spreadsheets and, dare I say it, paper are going to be a thing of the past in your journey to HR software. You have looked at the market, spoken to lots of companies, had some demo’s and found the right solution – you are, quite rightly, excited to start to realise the value of your new solution so what…

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HR Software: Where is the Post-Recession Market Going to Go?

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SaaS HR solutions can still prevail in the current economy By Brian Sommer | May 3, 2010, 12:05pm PDT My colleague, Dr. Katherine Jones, fired the following off to me the other day: “Recently, I interviewed a European automobile manufacturer who was facing first-time layoffs and pulling all the company’s ex-pats back to the home office. We were talking about his plans for purchasing HR technology; this was his response: “it would be unconscionable to go off and buy new HR software when we are laying off employees.” Yet evaluation of the SaaS model created an easier, more cost-effective way…

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