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Build or buy – the software conundrum

By | HR Software, Software, Technology

Many businesses that are achieving excessive growth start to look at processes and procedures, and technology to aid their business is usually one of the first ideas that come to mind but often last on the list of priorities due to cost. Investing in technology that can provide immediate benefit but further long term solutions and return on investment is often overlooked for a simpler solution that can ‘do the job’ now; often built in-house and not fit for the future but provide an immediate solution. The build or buy debate, is one troubling finance departments. Outsource and commit to…

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Join us for the official launch of People Analytics at #cipdACE16

By | Analytics, Events, HR Software, Natural HR

We are very pleased to announce that we will be returning to the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE) in Manchester Central on 9th and 10th November 2016 for our second year where we will be exhibiting on stand G54. Not only will we be showcasing our global cloud HR software, but this event will also mark the official launch of our People Analytics. People Analytics With this release, we are continuing to innovate and disrupt the HR Technology landscape. Historically, predictive People Analytics has been reserved for only the largest enterprises and has been out of reach for mid-sized…

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What does HR Tech have to do with organisational culture?

By | Culture, HR Software

In July 2016, the CIPD released their research report entitled: “A duty of Care? Evidence of the importance of organisational culture to effective governance and leadership”. The report highlights the fact that Culture is essential for an organisation to be successful but recognises that shaping Culture is a timely complex process. The report calls for business leaders and board members to take more responsibility for sculpting organisational culture, as well as addressing cultural issues should they arise. Furthermore, the report provides recommendations on how boards can understand, measure and develop organisational culture, but what is culture anyway? What is culture? “The way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular…

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HR Systems

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

By | HR Software

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 that has a well-equipped HR…

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HR Software

What is the hardest part about buying HR Software

By | HR Software, Implementation

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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