Archive by Author

Chris Wells

Onboarding – How to help your business win every time

“Onboarding is a magic moment when new employees decide to stay engaged or become disengaged. It offers an imprinting window when you can make an impression that stays with new employees for the duration of their careers.” So says Amy Hirsh Robinson, principal of LA consulting firm The Interchange Group, and the evidence suggests she’s […]

Continue reading

GDPR: the perils of HR spreadsheets and how to avoid them

The soon-to-be-implemented General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brings with it new requirements for businesses, such as better proof of security, enhanced rights for employees over their data and more emphasis on data accuracy. It puts HR teams at the forefront of compliance – and those that haven’t digitised their HR data, but instead rely on […]

Continue reading

HR Software: The Perfect Valentine?

Since the arrival of the Valentine card in Victorian times, the Valentine’s Day industry has grown to be a multi-million pound, one-day extravaganza. Although it provides an opportunity to ignite some romance with your partner and to shower them with cards, flowers or more extravagant gifts, it’s not without its downsides. Here’s our tongue in […]

Continue reading

Making the case for your HR software budget

Why is it that companies are often reluctant to invest in HR specialist technology? Although the cost of HR software has come down dramatically in the past few years, many businesses are resisting technological change and instead sticking with spreadsheets and paper-files or out-dated internal software. This can be frustrating for those working in HR […]

Continue reading

7 ways to nail GDPR compliance using HR software

The General Data Protection Regulation will apply from 25 May 2018. The new legislation introduces new requirements backed by higher penalties. These requirements include a greater emphasis on data security, transparency and accountability, together with enhanced rights for ‘data subjects’, which includes your employees. GDPR makes gaining control over your HR data, wherever it is […]

Continue reading