Why the service tax increase won't affect our customers
You’re probably already aware of the service tax increase which is effective from June 1st 2015. The tax rate has increased from 12.36% to 14%. This means you’re calls, credit card expenditures and outdoor plans are going to be a tad bit more expensive. This increase will affect absolutely everyone; companies and individuals alike. But, […]
A foolproof performance appraisal matrix for startup employees
Every startup wants to grow, who doesn’t? But with growth, every company needs to inevitably add more managers, more heads, more leaders, basically a larger workforce. This creates a frantic need to hire fast and more importantly the need to hire the right people. But in this urgency of recruitment drives, it’s extremely important to […]
What Separates A Boss From A Leader?
Managing a team is never easy. Influencing a number of individuals to work efficiently towards a common goal can be a tough task. Of course, you can try to impose your authority over the subordinates but that would never bring out the best in them. You would want the job done well rather than it […]
How To Hire The Perfect Content Writer
Finding the right content writer for your business takes more than just finding someone who can write. The person needs be able to craft his/her words in a manner that captivates your audience. The challenge is finding someone who can make your product/service more visible via the content being written. We at sumHR have often […]
How To Save Money Using A Payroll Software
Payroll is usually perceived to be a tedious and hectic process. Executing it manually means dealing with boring spreadsheets while going through each employee’s attendance records, tracking leaves, over-times, tax deductions etc individually and calculating the final salary. This can be a very complex procedure since there is no margin for error. This is where […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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%) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]