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Sarah Dowzell, COO of Natural HR, shortlisted for Women in Tech Awards 2022

Sarah Dowzell makes shortlist for Women in Tech Awards

By Events, HR News, Natural HR

We’re delighted to share that our COO and Natural HR’s co-founder, Sarah Dowzell has been shortlisted for not one, but two categories in the Women in Tech Awards! A finalist in the ‘Tech professional (non-coding)’ and ‘Tech entrepreneur’ categories, Sarah has been recognised for the crucial role she’s played — not just in bringing Natural HR to market, but in its continued success. This is thanks, in no small part, to the entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering drive to succeed that Sarah has displayed throughout the past decade. It’s an approach that Sarah hopes will inspire other women and girls looking to…

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What's the difference between off-the-shelf HR tech and mid-market HR software?

What’s the difference between off-the-shelf HR tech and mid-market HR software?

By HR Software, Natural HR

With the explosion in home working, tech in all its guises has become more important than ever. A means to keep teams connected, it’s proven a lifeline for almost every organisation. But with increased employee autonomy comes an additional headache for HR teams, who must find an efficient means to keep track of employee whereabouts and basic requests – including annual leave, WFH requirements, and sickness days. It also presents further challenges across the business, when it comes to assigning and monitoring workflows, document management, and maintaining a keen eye on employee engagement. Add to this a need to securely…

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How to choose the right HR tech provider

How to choose the right HR tech provider

By Employee Management, Expense Management, HR Software, Natural HR, Payroll

The HR industry has evolved significantly since 2020. Facing the challenges of remote working, dealing with the ‘Great Resignation,’ and trying to find talent in a highly competitive job market, have all contributed to the need for a high performing HR tech provider. The development of HR software has allowed many businesses to improve human resource functions and unleashed the power of teams to focus on strategic work, rather than administrative, time-consuming tasks. In fact, in 2021, venture capitalists’ invested more than $12 billion in the HR technology market, making it one of the most promising trends for 2022. But…

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Empathy and its role in the workplace

Empathy and its role in the workplace

By Natural HR

There are many essential skills to have in order to lead and perform well in the workplace – one of the most important being empathy. Having empathy in this environment allows you to connect with colleagues, seniors, and even clients in a deeper, more meaningful way.  Despite this, empathy is often overlooked as a critical soft skill. Here we explain how it influences the workplace positively and ways in which you can improve your ability to show empathy.  What is empathy? Empathy describes the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and understand their perspective and the emotions they…

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Festival of work

Taking Natural HR on the road

By CIPD, Events, Natural HR

Preparations are in full swing as we get ready to take Natural HR on the road! Showcasing our wares at the CIPD Festival of Work on 15th and 16th June, attendees will meet our very own Jason Dowzell (CEO), Sarah Dowzell (COO), and Marc Greggains (sales director), plus team members from across the business, at stand E40. Whether you’re new to the HR industry, or a seasoned professional, we’re looking forward to speaking with a host of fresh and familiar faces. And while we most certainly know our stuff, and will wax lyrical about the benefits of Natural HR upon…

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