HR can be innovative too

‘Netflix culture’ slideshow has been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. Patty McCord, the then Chief Talent Officer who co-devised the strategy and slide deck, wrote an article for Harvard Business Review explaining what is so revolutionary in their approach. It makes for very interesting reading.

SHRM annual conference – HR needs better data

The world’s biggest HR event, the SHRM annual conference, took place this week June 28-July 1, 2015. Sarah Payne, of Globoforce, listed the need for better data as her #1 takeaway from the conference: HR needs better data. 61% of performance management data is more about the rater than the person being rated. Marcus Buckingham, Tuesday’s keynote […]

HR Software Show 2015 – Where will tech take us?

HR Software Show 2015 is taking place soon on 17-18 June in London. The exhibition showcases newcomers as well as household names in HR tech. If you are on the market for upgrading your systems, the event gives you a great chance to browse your options. It’s also a great place to see what is new in the […]

10 Tips on Choosing a HR System

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.

How to make HR a profitable business function

Consider this scenario: a company of 1000 employees with 8% absence level (equal to 18 days per employee per year). With little data to base management decisions on and no line management ownership, the absence problem was not being addressed. In some areas, the management teams routinely over-staffed in order to make up for the […]

HR Software Show 2014

Today, 19 June 2014, the HR Software Show opens at Kensington Olympia in London. At the show, running today and tomorrow, will be showcasing Engage, our class leading absence and holiday management Software as a Service (SaaS).