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How will the HR industry look in 2023? The results are in!

By Big Data, HR News, Human Resources, News

Our annual guide looking at the state of the HR industry in 2023, HR in 2023 and Beyond, is now live! We surveyed more than 150 HR professionals from businesses spanning from less than 100 employees through to 5,000+, across multiple industries from banking and finance to construction and healthcare, to find out the priorities, trends and challenges facing the sector in the coming year. Despite seeing the back of Covid lockdowns in 2022, the business and employment landscape has become no less turbulent. An already weakened economy has been further stretched in dealing with the aftereffects of the pandemic,…

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What is HRIS?

What Is An HRIS System?

By Business, HR Software, Human Resources, Natural HR, Technology

What Is An HRIS (Human Resources Information System)? Human Resources Information Systems make core HR simpler and more efficient. Enabling your organisation to optimise all human-based processes, HRIS is the future of HR. In this post, Natural HR looks at what HRIS is, the benefits of using this software, and how to use it. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about HRIS. What is an HRIS? A Human Resources Information System is, simply put, an HR software package. An organisation’s HRIS system is used to collect and store data on employees. From recruitment to performance management…

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While HR is busy looking after personnel, who looks after HR?

While HR is busy looking after personnel, who looks after HR?

By Employee Wellbeing, Human Resources, Management

Understanding human resources evolving role  HR professionals are the go-to people. For everything from a disagreement at work or discussing a change of circumstances to approving leave and building training programmes, they deal with it all.  They are challenged with hard decisions and often take on the brunt of employees’ problems. And a lot of the time, they do this behind the scenes with colleagues none the wiser. But whilst they are busy supporting everyone else, who supports HR?  Whilst this line of work has always been demanding, the pandemic and lockdowns took it to another level. Not only did…

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How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

How digital transformation can unlock the true value of HR leadership

By Business, HR Software, Human Resources, Management

Needless to say, digital transformation is all about people. It’s easy to think it’s solely tech-focused, and therefore should belong to the savvy Chief Technology Officers (CTO) and their trustworthy IT teams, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it should always fall to them to push the project forward. In truth, it can be up to any individual in the business who can project manage from start to finish – and anyone who is a stakeholder in the value-derived from digital transformation – especially HR teams. Digital transformation might be an incremental change – like the introduction of a new communication…

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10 questions to ask in an HR software demo

10 questions to ask in an 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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