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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 high performing HR software. The development of HR tech 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 as a…

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What company perks do employees look for in 2022?

By Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Employee Management

Right now, the job marketplace is highly competitive. In fact, job vacancies in the UK reached record highs this year, with nearly 1.3 million openings available in the first quarter of 2022. And thanks to the pandemic shifting the way people view work; prospective employees are clear about what they want from an organisation. Fair pay is still most important and the driving factor for recruitment – particularly as the cost-of-living continues to rise – however flexible working has become just as crucial to retaining and hiring new staff. But what else do employees value in 2022? What are the…

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8 Training Programs for employers to help you close the skills gap found within your business

By Business, Employee Management, Natural HR, News, Performance Management

Whether a company has hired new employees, launched a new product, or wants to keep its employees safe, employee training programs are needed throughout the lifecycle of their employment with your company. Assigning the proper training to your staff enables employees to better perform at their jobs. But why would an employee invest time and money in the development of their workforce? For your business, employee training can have several benefits, including: Increased profit and growth. Better industry reputation Deeper skill succession pipelines. Reduced employee turnover. More skilled workers. Likewise, what do your staff gain from training? Career advancement. Self-development….

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How can you leverage your HR platform to keep your employees engaged with your company?

By Employee Management, Performance Management

What do we mean by employee engagement? By definition, it relates to the level of an employee’s commitment and connection to the organisation they work for, and in recent years, employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of business. Research has shown that: The employee engagement rate in the UK is 50%. Employees are 17% more engaged if they can participate in a regular feedback programme. Companies that effectively turn feedback into action have an 80% employee engagement rate. 50% of workers agree that managers helping with career development drive employee engagement. 55% of workers agree that recognition for…

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hr data integrity

How to maintain HR data integrity at home

By HR Software, Management, Security, Technology

As a department, HR holds probably the most sensitive data in your entire organisation. From contact details to National Insurance numbers, bank details and dates of birth; failing to keep this data under lock and key can land you in hot water with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) and a fine of up to €20 million under the rules of the GDPR. With so many of us still working from home – with many more still transitioning to a 100% remote model – maintaining the integrity of HR data has become challenging. HR leaders must ensure the data they collect…

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