All posts tagged human resources

What HR Need To Prepare For 2013 In CIPHR

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December is a month that not only brings with it that ‘Christmassy’ feeling, but also the impending need to carry out end of year processes.  These processes are less time consuming if you have a modern HRIS such as CIPHR.  Below are the main areas that should be considered and prepared.

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Top Tips For Dealing With Staff Absence

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Continuing the theme of Winter, and the challenges that this season can bring to an organisation, we have compiled a list of the ways in which a business can deal with staff absence.

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CIPHR Client Interview

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At CIPHR we understand that our clients work in varied sectors, departments and roles and, as such, have differing requirements and expectations of our solutions.  With this in mind we have introduced, what will become, a regular feature article to gain an insight into our clients daily lives, the pressures and challenges they face and how they cope with, and overcome these.

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Using Your Data – Workforce Analytics

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In the current challenging economic climate, workforce analytics are more important than ever.  Knowing where your business is performing well and, more importantly, where it isn’t, can be crucial when strategic decisions are being made.

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Gamification – Is Your Company Playing?

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Gamification is the use of game mechanics and design techniques in real world scenarios.   It is used to encourage people to take part in certain activities by making technology more engaging.  Gamification may be a relatively new term, however, the technique has been used in some form or another for some time.

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What Not To Say To Your Boss!

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There are probably thousands of things that you should never say to your boss, below are the one’s which should be at the top of that list!  Most people would think that the below remarks would never be said to a manager, however it is surprising how often they are!

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Do Your Employees Enjoy Their Working Environment?

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Above all, employees dictate the success or failure of a business.  A company can produce an excellent product or provide the best service, but if it’s employees are not happy in their environment then things will start to go wrong, and quickly.  Knowing how to motivate and retain productive, happy employees should be at the top of every Manager and HR professional’s agenda.

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The Evolution Of Mobile Technology In The Workplace

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We all use mobile technology of some sort or another in our day to day working lives, but how is this technology evolving and what impact does it have on productivity, convenience and the way in which we work?

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Why SaaS?

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Traditionally, companies had to purchase, install, configure and maintain the IT environments required to run business critical systems (like CIPHR).  The costs involved in purchasing servers, software licenses and upgrades etc, although exponential, were accepted as a necessary evil……….until SaaS (Software as a Service) arrived on the scene.

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Are Flexible Hours The Way Forward?

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In a recent report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, it is argued that businesses should be encouraging flexible working. Highlighted in the news by the recent London Olympics, flexible hours were granted temporarily by many organisations in order to ease congestion on public transport and the road network around the UK capital.

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