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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 that 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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Why is HR so desperate to jump on the big data bandwagon?

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Many businesses today are grappling with how to understand big data and what it means to their business. Over the past months, there has been an increase in the amount of talk about big data relative to HR and recruitment. Indeed CIPD’s People Management magazine published an article this month entitled “We LOVE big data” which really got us thinking. As techies, there is nothing we love more than new technology but big data in the context of HR has really got us puzzled and a little frustrated. We can see why technology companies are keen to sell the idea…

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Why cloud HR software beats on-premise HR software hands down

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As people become more and more aware of what cloud (or Saas or hosted or web-based or online…) software means we often get asked why cloud HR software is “better” than traditional on-premise HR software which you install on a server in your data centre or in your cupboard or under your desk? First off the cloud in itself does not guarantee “better” software but some of the big advantages of cloud HR software over on-premise HR software are: You don’t need to invest in any capital outlay – no servers, no storage, no operating system licenses or other software….

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Social media comes to Natural HR

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We are pleased to announce the release of our Social Stream module which allows your users to post messages and recognise their colleagues on the social stream plus you can automatically post company notifications such as new starters, new job requisitions and promotions. As you would expect with social media, users can interact with other users and comment and like posts and comments to allow for a truly social experience. The module is fully customisable so you can choose to not allow users to post messages or choose not to post promotions etc – it is up to you! To…

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