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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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recruitment challenges

The 3 biggest challenges facing recruitment and talent teams today

By Recruitment, Talent Management

The state of the current global labour market is making it increasingly difficult to find the right candidates to fill open vacancies and close skill gaps. The perfect storm of the pandemic and Brexit is making the labour market progressively more complex, making recruitment teams’ jobs harder than ever before. Data from the Office for National Statistics reported that from July to September 2021, the estimated number of vacancies recorded was at its highest level since records began. With industries including transport and storage, accommodation and food service, and manufacturing reporting vast surges in the number of open positions, labour…

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developing a talent strategy

Developing a talent strategy: 5 tips for success

By Talent Management

The CIPD defines talent management as a process that seeks “to attract, identify, develop, engage, retain and deploy individuals who are considered particularly valuable to an organisation.” The current state of the UK talent market is making the lives of recruiters and hiring managers more challenging than ever before – especially in deeply affected industries such as logistics, hospitality and health care. Many industries have sorely felt the impact of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, but as businesses seek a return to pre-pandemic levels of operation, record numbers of vacancies continue to go unfilled. What’s more, a dip in business…

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