Moving to a new role, in a different company, is an exciting but often stressful time. Questions such as ‘what if I don’t settle in?’ and ‘how do I make a good first impression?’ are often in the forefront of one’s mind. Below are a few tips on increasing the likelihood of a successful induction into your new environment.
Many people have heard of SaaS (Software as a Service), but this is just one of a number of services that are encompassed by XaaS (Something as a Service). As more and more of the normally in house resources and responsibilities are offered as a service by online providers, XaaS will evolve to include many more of these acronyms.
It’s great that the world of online recruitment now allows job seekers to conduct their search from pretty much anywhere, that’s progress. In contrast however, there are now so many routes to finding your next career that the whole eRecruitment process can become a little daunting, and knowing a few basic tips and tricks can work wonders, and land you that perfect job.
SaaS HR (HR Software as a Service) has been a standard offering from CIPHR for a number of years now. More and more of our clients are making the change and upgrading to ‘Cloud HR’ in order to capitalise on the benefits. Listed below are just a few of the reasons that you should be seriously considering switching to the SaaS based CIPHR+.
In a previous article we detailed the changes that the recruitment process has undertaken and how it has ‘evolved’ since the advent of e-recruitment systems. Filtering applicants based on certain criteria can be achieved using modern e-recruitment systems, and the applicants who qualify can then be interviewed. The interview is the employers opportunity to gain further insight into who the applicant is and whether they will be right for the job. It is also an opportunity for the applicant to find out more about the business and role that they are applying for.
BYOD (bring your own device) is a policy adopted by employers to allow their employees to use personal devices at work. There are many advantages to this practice which benefit both the employer and employee. The policy is gaining popularity, with over 65% of employees currently utilising a personal device of one form or another within the workplace, for business use.
Collaboration is one of the most important elements of modern working. Internet availability means that colleagues can make contact from just about anywhere in the world. So for collaboration to be effective, it’s important for businesses to adopt modern technologies that help their workforce connect and share ideas, wherever they are.
The evolution of online recruitment can be mapped from 1994, when Monster.com first emerged as an online tool for organisations to connect with potential candidates. Nowadays there are numerous online job boards and holistic e-recruitment portals on many company websites. E-recruitment is now all about attracting the right applicant for the role, and is as much a challenge for the employer as it is for the applicant searching for a vacancy.
What Is Human Resources? Ask any member of a Human Resources department to explain the importance of their role, and that of the department, and you would get a different answer, this isn’t because they have a lack of direction (in most cases anyway). It’s because, along with a number of generic duties, HR have to adapt their strategy based on the company culture, its people and its own strategy.