Leave management

Strategic benefits of online leave management system

Leave management is one of the most important HR processes which consume a small but significant portion of managerial time. Although this does not take too much time, yet approving leaves is a delicate balancing act. On one hand, HR has to ensure compliance with leave policy and ensure availability of sufficient resources for business … Read more
CEO’s checklist for HR Effectiveness

CEO’s checklist for HR Effectiveness

Introduction: This survey is a self-help tool that can help you gauge the effectiveness of your HR function. The following steps need to be followed to use the tool.   Select the size of your organization. Check the statements that you believe are applicable and leave the others blank. Click on the ‘Calculate HR Effectiveness’ … Read more
Web HRIS 2.0

Web 2.0 and SaaS for Human Resource Managers

Recently, “People and Management”, a popular HR magazine in India asked us to explain Web 2.0 and SaaS to their readers who mainly CEOs or belong to senior HR and other management roles. Our thoughts were published in the magazine as an article titled “Web 2.0 and the SaaS Factor for HR“. Here is the … Read more

Consultants accept that Software is 20 percent of Talent Management

Blogger, Andrew Gebavi, a principal consultant focusing on Talent Management in his recept post ” Software is only 20 percent of Talent Management Success”, listed 5 important factors that play an important role in Talent Management Process. His list prioritized Courageous Leadership as No.1 factor in the talent management, followed by Organization Strategy, Business Process … Read more
HRIS for Not-for-Profit:

Empxtrack Implementation for a Not-for-Profit: Benefits

“Empxtrack is truly a customer oriented system that was able to work within our time and budget expectations. The new system has been well embraced by our staff who generally did not have technical problems maneuvering the site and we look forward to working with them on future projects. Empxtrack took into consideration the way … Read more

Free Human Resources (HR) Software Download Facts

What is an HR database software HR Software is a process for the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of employee’s data. It can provide tools for prediction and forecasting, based on data. Thus it can also be used for a wide variety of management decisions, financial decisions about manpower, performance of people, succession planning and … Read more

Performance Appraisal Scores can be DECEPTIVE

The one positive thing recession has done for organizations is shifting the focus to what really matters when analyzing employee performance. “I think Steve is a great guy.” doesn’t work anymore. It has to be “Look at John’s sales performance report. It says he is doing great job.“ The next thing that comes into picture … Read more
How to perform employee management and purpose of EPM, essential aspects of EPM and rating skills and competencies

White Papers: Employee Performance Management (EPM)

Abstract Companies today realize that effective management of HR is absolutely crucial for achieving the strategic objective of sustained and rapid growth. One way to measure and track EPM is to consider the twin factors of ‘goal based performance‘ and ‘management of competencies’. Developing employees’ skills & competencies has emerged as one of the biggest … Read more

Normalization of Employee Performance Review Scores

Rating Patterns of Managers in a Performance Review During a performance review, managers have a tendency to rate differently – some are naturally lenient while some fall on the opposite end of the spectrum. However, more often than not, it is the employees reporting to them that experience the brunt of these variations. This impact … Read more
Skill evaluation

Competency Evaluation : A Case Study

Abstract Developing employees holistically entails proper observation of their workplace behaviors by the respective managers. Mapping these observations on the relevant competencies helps in evaluating the current level of employees in each competency. This leads to the creation of a ‘Development Plan’ for each employee. This case study illustrates, with the help of an example, … Read more