27 April 2015
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Product Update: New look & features, better request management, lucid payroll, more power to you!

Hey everyone! I’m back for an announcement with a bag full of new features and product enhancements for you. 🙂 This time we’ve baked new feature for you in all sizes, big and small. Here’s a list to showcase them all below: NEW USER-INTERFACE We went live with our swanky new user-interface design, bring a […]


20 April 2015
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20 Smarter Ways to Get a Promotion

Stuck at the same position for a long time? Do you feel the urge to get promoted? Newer responsibilities and cravings for a shiny future? Spot on! You’re in the right place. Promotions are like chocolates. Everyone wants more of it. Promotions are the sweet course of the meal. There isn’t anyone who does not […]


9 April 2015
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How to Foster a Culture of Engaged Employees in 2015

Employees are our brand’s ambassadors, they represent our business and exemplify our company, but 70% of American workers feel disengaged at the workplace. While some employers may think it doesn’t really matter, these detached employees cost the United States between $450 and $550 billion dollars in lost productivity each year. Their counterparts, much happier workers, perform […]


15 January 2015
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Product Update: Introducing Loans and Advances, Payroll Dashboard and much more!

Happy new year, once again. Hope you had a blast bringing in 2015, we sure did! I’m back to surprise you with a new set of features which just went live. 3 NEW MAJOR PAYROLL FEATURES 1. Loans and Advances– This was a much awaited feature for us, especially since some of you have been […]


24 December 2014
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Product Update: 28 New Features Ending 2014 with a Bang!

As 2014 draws to a close, you may be making plans on how to end it but whatever your party plans, we’ve decided to end it with a BANG! 🙂 We’ve been in hibernation (on the blog) since 2 months – but – that doesn’t mean we weren’t at it. Here’s a consolidated product update […]


17 October 2014
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Product Update: Introducing – Review and Approve Request Applications via Email

For several weeks some of our high volume customers have been pushing us to enable approval and rejection of leave or attendance requests via email itself. Earlier, our Human Resources Management product was designed on the on-product usage model like any other online platform (like Facebook, Twitter etc.) which notifies the user about an event […]


9 October 2014
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User-Interface Redesign – Swanky New Look, Coming Your Way!

Ever since we launched sumHR back in 2012, we’ve always heard praise from our users about how our interface is much simpler and easier than any other HR software they’ve used before. We valued this quality of our product a lot and strived hard to keep it that way. However, as our product is growing […]


30 September 2014
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sumHR Update: One-Click Payroll Processing is here!

After a lot of ups and downs, work and re-work, bugs and errors, all day coding and overnight marathons, we’ve finally launched the much awaited and very useful – Run Payroll feature! First, a little background about typical payroll processes… If you’re not using a “payroll software“, the general payroll process works something like this: […]


19 September 2014
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30+ Successful Women Entrepreneurs in India Who’ve Made a Mark in the Startup Ecosystem

According to online studies conducted earlier this year for rankings on the best places for female entrepreneurship, India went up on the list compared to its position in 2013! What’s more, India’s female entrepreneurship environment exposes statistics of improvement with respect to women finding opportunities to start ventures (60%), validation with respect to skills (52%) […]


11 September 2014
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25+ Super Useful Mobile Apps for Today's Entrepreneur

As phones get slimmer, screens get larger and operating systems get smoother, our technological advancements are getting more and more obvious and in-our-faces. So why not keep up with the times, check out the best apps for entrepreneurs. Ever heard the phrase, “There’s an app for that!”. Well, it does ring true seeing as there’s […]


7 August 2014
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5 New Age Companies Bringing Technology to HR

With the dawn (thankfully) of the SaaS concept, HR companies have begun automating their modus operandi which usually requires no IT, hardware or software support so as to make the complete agenda affordable and efficient. Companies that are bringing technology to HR either cover all the primary functions or just particular ones. We have done […]


7 August 2014
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What's new in sumHR: Customize Employee Exit Reasons & New Leave History Table

Once again there’s been a considerable gap between the last time I emailed you about any new features. I don’t know if you missed hearing from me, but whenever there’s a long gap you can be sure it’s only because we’ve got surprises coming for you! This time, we’ve got enhancements on almost all modules. […]


21 July 2014
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11 Reasons Why Your Co-founder Is No Different From Your Spouse

Whether you’re married or not, your co-founder will always prove to be your alter spouse. Here’s why: 1. The face you see day in and day out No matter what hour of the day, what day of the week, your co-founder will always be around. He’ll be the one you spend most of your time […]


22 May 2014
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[Breaking News] HR is no longer boring!

Thought the ‘Abki Baar’ memes have died off? You might want to think again. We, at sumHR, have done the unexpected with our ‘Abki Baar sumHR’ campaign. HR firms traditionally shy away from innovation marketing. Watch us be the first to shed that veil! 1. NaMo wants you to vote for sumHR. 2. Rahul Gandhi […]


23 April 2014
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Why Startup Entrepreneurs in India Are Crazy About Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

The elections are just around the corner and we’ve been hearing patrons from the startup world give a loud cheer to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Businessmen from Mahesh Murthy of Pinstorm to Sameer Guglani of The Morpheus have been very vocal about their support for AAP. New-age entrepreneurs hailing from different corners of the […]


14 April 2014
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Why VCs Don't Invest in HR Companies

In the startup ecosystem, HR has often been at the bottom of the pyramid, usually overlooked and majorly outsourced. Although the “recruiting” arm of HR gets its fair share of limelight, the remainder of the HR functions often fall into the pit. However, change is inevitable, and with that the so called “prosthetic” arms of […]


1 April 2014
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sumHR update: Payroll, Comp-off, Account Page, Automatic Division Of Paid/Unpaid Leaves

It’s been nearly six months since we rolled out a major update for sumHR. As usual, we have been super busy and this time we really wanted to get one of the most important modules of an HR software running — payroll! We are delighted to announce its beta launch, as well as a few […]


9 January 2014
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100+ Online HR Tools & Resources for HR Professionals

If you are one of our breed (that is to say, a human resources manager) or if you are a new born (just stepping into the HR world), then perhaps you have a huge load of work on your plate and lots and lots of queries. If there are times when you feel the need […]


9 December 2013
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Indian Holidays 2014 List

In an attempt to help out HR personnel assigned with the task of making an annual list of holidays in India, we bring to you this collated list of all the holidays in India for the year 2014. Unless mentioned in brackets, all other holidays are to be considered as public holidays in India for […]


8 November 2013
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Top 10 HR Companies in India

When we first started out in late-2010, the HR industry in India had just undergone a transformation. Leading HR companies from all over the world were signing mergers and acquisitions with top HR companies in India. Over the last few years, the HR scene in India has seen an evolution with more companies looking out […]

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