27 December 2012
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New Look & Enhancements: Add Business Units & Define Permissions at a Granular Level

The year 2012 has been somewhat of a landmark year for sumHR. Multiple important features were added to the HR software – some of them changed the way you look at HR. We thought it would be unfair if we didn’t close the year with a bang. Here’s our way of ringing in the New […]


18 December 2012
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Workplace Enthusiasm & Employee Relationships: What Startups/SMBs Need to Know

Enthusiasm in the workplace is all about how involved your employee is and how interested they really are in the working of the organization. To increase and encourage this, an organization needs to keep their employee as interested and enthusiastic as possible in their job. Make yourself known When an employee knows a very negligible […]


12 December 2012
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Importance of Bonuses for Employees in Startups & Small Businesses

Bonuses work like investments, wherein rewarding a bonus to an employee will usually increase the employees’ work input and simply encourage them to work better in the future. Every bit of due diligence counts In a startup and or a small business where the number of employees are mostly limited, every bit of effort counts. […]


7 December 2012
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How to Pitch a Business: For Budding Startups

Pitching a new business or an idea is something that requires preparation and rehearsal. Although, preparation and hard work would be redundant if your business or idea itself is not brilliant to begin with. Business idea To make your idea is not accidentally of resemblance to a pre-existing idea, research it. This should be conducted […]


4 December 2012
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5 Characteristics of Leaders in Startups / Small Businesses

More than any other point in business, the startup is when the business and the employees most need their leaders. To carry them with ease through the instability and uncertainties, an exceptionally brilliant leader will become a firm’s guarantee to achieving success in a competitive marketplace. Dynamic Leader A business needs to be led by […]


30 November 2012
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Employee & Corporate Gift Ideas: How to Give the Best Business Gifts

The more you know an individual on a personal level, the easier it is to buy them a gift. On the other hand, knowing an employee mostly on a professional level makes it a tougher buy. Therefore, buying business gifts is the time one must really wear their thinking caps. Read on if you want […]


29 November 2012
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Of Rockstar Sales Reps and Startups

A rockstar salesperson is defined as someone who performs like a rockstar on stage in all his glory. Basically, he/she enables the organization to rake in the moolah at breakneck speed. Handle the pressure A rockstar salesperson is one who can show grace under pressure. He can tackle deadlines and manage to maintain a decent […]


26 November 2012
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Digitally Transforming Startups / Small Businesses

On several occasions in an organization, no matter how alert the management and staff may be, there is always something that may be overlooked. Be it work input by different employees, leave records, computerized archives, employee database management, etc. digitizing is extremely relevant today. Ease Your Burden When you need to keep your mind on […]


23 November 2012
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Employee Management System for Startups/SMBs: Free Yourself from Worries

An employee management system consists of crucial work-related and important personal information about an employee. In a nutshell, it is an online inventory of all employees of an organization. Employees are the strength of any organization, and it is more so in case of a growing business. It is crucial to handle this aspect of […]


19 November 2012
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5 Tips for HR to Motivate Employees in Startups & Small Businesses

Employee motivation is a very important aspect in getting the best out of the workforce. One must remember the basic, which is, better input results in better output. In order to get a better input, one but obviously needs to motivate their employees. Here are five tips to motivate employees in startups and small businesses: […]


5 Best Ways to Create a Great Office Atmosphere: For Startups & Small Businesses

A guide to create a great office atmosphere should be followed in order to attain better employee engagement and more output. Here are a few pointers: Communication Honest communication should be carried out amongst your employees, and between you and your employees. Don’t encourage them to lie and avoid being dishonest to get more work […]


9 November 2012
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How to Setup Company Social Media Policy for Employees

A social media policy for employees, especially in startups and SMBs, should be the one that covers all grounds. All employees should follow it to avoid legal, ethical, and other such blunders. Here are a few ways how you can setup a company social media policy for employees: Set up technical norms Set up a […]


How to Write Emails to Employees: For Startups & SMBs

Emails to employees are a very crucial communication tool, and what you say in those emails is just as important. This mode of communication with employees is mostly consistent of instructions and attachments. It is important that your emails convey the message with clarity. Here is how you can write effective emails to your employees: […]


Employee Orientation Programs: Know the Onboarding Process & Checklist

For an organization, employee orientation programs are more of an investment than just a basic introduction and learning course. These onboarding programs help your employees understand their work better, and they know what is expected from them. New employee orientation programs avoid unwanted confusion about the job profile and save the superiors in charge of […]


5 November 2012
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Employee Data Management Becomes Easy: Now Download All Employee Data from sumHR

For any HR manager, employee data management is as important as employee management. Since sumHR also doubles up as an employee management system, we decided to enhance it even further for the Admin users to enable them to download all employee data from the system. So, how does this aspect of employee data management work? […]


2 November 2012
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Employee Engagement Activities in Startups & Small Businesses

[sociallocker] If your employee possesses a lack of interest in the organization and his/her job you’re in a pickle. Not only will you be wasting valuable resources such as time and money on an employee but the displaced emotions may be contagious to the other employees. After all the “rotten apple” theory isn’t limited to […]


1 November 2012
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Importance of HR Software & Employee Leave Management Systems

Sometimes even the most alert minds can lose track of things. The things on your mind like the discussion during the business lunch, the terrible economy, the presentation you’re working on etc. take up all your attention. When this happens, one is bound to be absent minded about other vital details in employee management, such […]


30 October 2012
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Export Reimbursement Details using sumHR

HR software are good at documenting information. However, what good is it if you cannot export the data for analysis? For any manager, being able to generate a “report” makes all the difference. Carrying forward this though, we have enhanced the reimbursement feature, allowing Admins to export the reimbursement details. Go to “Setup Company” (under Manage, […]


30 October 2012
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Attendance Management: Why HR Software Can Free You From Your Worries

With several errors to rectify and assignments to watch over, attendance management should be left to the attendance management software to take care of. When you have a herd of employees working under you, your assignments to complete, your boss to impress, your non-work life worries breathing down your neck, as an HR manager or […]


Working Late Vs Efficiency: What Policy Works for Your Company?

There’s no doubt that in a battle between working late and efficiency, the latter would definitely win. Whether we need we have important things to do or not, time for ourselves, family, friends etc really do matter. After all, “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.” Staying late at work once in […]

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