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What does HR software do and will it take my job?

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As technology develops and new inventions appear, there always seems to be two ever-present themes; innovation and simplicity to do things for yourself. One of the other things that’s associated with new technology is the skills it renders obsolete. Just as self-service checkouts, factory machines and automated phone messages replaced the jobs of many. So it’s only natural that one of the most common questions asked at conferences is if technology will take the jobs of current HR, management and recruitment staff. In the same way that the invention of the sat-nav aids the taxi drivers rather than replaces them….

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New app gives waiting staff a fair deal

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(Photo courtesy of Manchester Evening News) There’s now a new app to help waiting staff receive 100% of their tips. Gratuu lets customers tip staff directly from their mobile phones with no interference from the restaurant. The idea came from Renate Kalnina an entrepreneur who used to work in waitressing, herself. Renate told Manchester Evening News: “I used to work as a temporary waitress and often moved around venues, which meant I didn’t get a cut of tips left on card machines. “When I got a staff job in a restaurant the management used the 12.5 per cent service charge…

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HR Dashboard for SMEs

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Big data, HR metrics, HR analytics – not a day goes by without one of these terms being mentioned in some shape or form on social media platforms. In fact, CIPD goes as far as considering big data to be a “must-have” capability in HR. For large employers with masses of data, there is definitely a need to be able to aggregate vast amounts of information in order to analyse workforce trends, but, do smaller organisations with lesser data need the same capabilities? We think simplicity is key for smaller businesses when looking at their HR data, which is why…

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How is Asset Management Relevant to HR?

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In the Enterprise version of Natural HR we offer asset management – you may be thinking, what does asset management have to do with HR? It is a fair question! Often asset management is the responsibility of Facilities for example and not HR. Natural HR offers a complete HR system which takes the employee lifecycle right from recruitment through to offboarding – for many companies, part of onboarding (and conversely offboarding) is assigning equipment to employees. It could be IT equipment like a laptop or a phone right through to something more significant like a car but, either way, the…

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What is coming next for Natural HR?

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Over the last few months, we have been working hard on new features for Natural HR and we wanted to share some of these with you. The main headline features currently in development are: Custom reporting The ability to allow you to build your own reports or charts from scratch plus you can save them or email them including scheduled emails – every day, every week etc For each report you can choose the fields to include or exclude, the order of the fields, sorting, filtering, grouping and so on – below is an example of a grid/table report When…

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