Many HR teams spend a lot of time putting together a comprehensive absence policy. Sadly, their efforts are watered-down if managers don’t know or understand the policy, or if they forget to check what absences meet the trigger criteria. Some absence triggers are so complex that you definitely need a computer to check who trips them. Working with spreadsheets is the worst enemy of a sophisticated absence management process. Never fear, Engage is here to help.
Greetings from Lisbon! I’m writing this blog from Web Summit 2016 among 50,000 other delegates. The mammoth conference is enough to overwhelm most and you’ll certainly learn the art of queueing. Continue reading
In addition to tracking staff absence and holidays, Engage now also has features for tracking overtime. This way we are tying together more and more of the related resource planning tools within one application. Continue reading
Utilising Big Data and statistics through analytics can sometimes be a daunting task. HR software is rapidly innovating to make the task easier and also to ensure that companies – both big and small – can save and make money in the process. Continue reading
HR systems do not drive effective absence management. FACT! Absence Management in HR systems seems to be a case of just trying to add another feature without any real focus on helping clients attain their goals.
Many companies choose to use their HR system to do as much as possible. Anything from payroll through to talent management. A lot of HR professionals have probably come across this working with their systems on a daily basis. It does a lot of things, but it is often the case of the system being a “jack of all trades, master of none”. Is this really the best possible solution? When it comes to absence management the answer is a resounding “NO!”
Choosing a new HR system for a business can exciting and fun as well as daunting and sometimes overwhelming. So, we’ve put together a list of tips covering how you should prepare to choose a new system and what it should include. Continue reading