digital transformation

10 years of HR digital transformation in a single year

By | COVID-19, Technology | No Comments

It’s fair to say that 2020 hasn’t been the year that most had organisations expected. With furlough schemes, redundancies, mental health issues, greater remote working and an ever-changing set of rules for the workplace, HR teams have really had their work cut out this year. According to Gartner, 80% of organisations didn’t have the technology needed for HR to do their jobs effectively during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, even though the majority of organisations had digital workplace programs in place. Why was this the case? Although digital transformation programs were in place, it was always a slow process…

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virtual interview

6 tips to conduct an effective virtual interview

By | Recruitment, Technology | No Comments

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our working lives upside down. With remote working now the norm and a newly invigorated focus on digital tools that enable communication and engagement; many once face-to-face HR processes have also had to pivot to this new, online normal too. COVID-19 has devastated both the personal and professional lives of many and unemployment claims surged by 70% in April 2020 alone. As candidates looking for work flood the market, those businesses that are actively recruiting have turned to virtual interviews as a means of growing their team. Interviews are typically a…

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How tech can transform HR

How technology can transform HR

By | HR Software, Software, Technology | No Comments

The advent of new technologies has transformed almost every part of our lives. From how we watch TV to how we communicate with our colleagues; technology has transformed life as we know it. The world of HR is no different, as business leaders look to transform the operational HR department into automated, data-driven processes that save time, streamline tasks and allow HR professionals to better contribute to productivity and growth. As a profession, HR is becoming increasingly tech-driven. With the right tools, HR professionals are reducing their time spent on admin, better supporting their employees and adding strategic value that…

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How are the latest HR technology trends shaping 2020?

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As technology continues to pave the way for the evolution of business processes, the HR world is now embracing disruptive technology trends, and automation methods that are reshaping the pathways HR leaders are constructing for their workforce. In a recent article, MIT Solan identified that 82 percent of Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) say their organisations need an incline in digital-savvy leaders. Despite uncovering this alarming statistic, only 40 percent say their business is building robust pipelines of leaders holding the vital digital skills for the modern workplace. With this in mind, here’s how the latest technology trends are revolutionising the…

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payroll software

5 tell-tale signs you need payroll software

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Believe it or not, not every business needs to use software to process their payroll. If your headcount is small enough and the calculations are fairly simple, it is entirely possible to process payroll manually. However, as your business starts to grow in size, employing more people, perhaps on different rates of pay and working patterns could cause even the most seasoned payroll professional, a serious headache. That’s where payroll software comes in handy, not only will it save you valuable time and money, but it will improve the accuracy of your payroll no end, saving you from any costly…

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