One of the key worries of any organization is how to retain employees, more so the deserving employees. Not just that it is a setback but also the company has to start afresh with hiring new talent, grooming and nurturing them. A lot has been written on effective employee retention strategies in scores of management books but you would not know what might work for...

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In today’s age, most of the organizations like to boast about running ‘lean and mean'. It may seem nearly impossible to compensate employees for doing good work without breaking the bank. However in reality, you can reward your employees for their good work without even spending a dime. [caption id="attachment_11563" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ways to motivate employees[/caption] There are some ways to motivate your employees that cost practically...

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After starting up, every entrepreneur dreams of finding the right people who will believe in her idea, passion and vision. Be it the big-shot hires acquired from top companies to the freshers placed from best colleges in India, every employee becomes an integral part of the startup and his/her work has the potential to create a direct impact on its success probability. As an entrepreneur, over...

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As we shut down our computers for the day at sumHR, someone somewhere has already emailed us asking to add another ‘XYZ’ feature in our ‘standard’ payroll and attendance management system. And it happens say about 2-3 times a day that we get such requests and about 30-40 times a month without fail. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not cribbing about these requests. In fact,...

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As the businesses are growing, startups are becoming small and medium enterprises. A jump in scale of operations also means hiring more people to run those operations smoothly. Now if only the best way to account for the ins and outs, absenteeism, different shift timings was that attendance register kept at the reception. We all know that attendance register has been there since like forever and...

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The month of February might have less days but for the team at sumHR it was one of the longest month. In addition to rolling out new modules like HR Letters & Templates, our engineering team were busy polishing the features of the current module. Be it an entrepreneur or an HR manager or the Payroll Head, the months of February and March are very...

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When one searches for HR terms on Google, one of the top searched requirements is often 'HR Letter & Templates'. People regularly look for routine templates of HR letters such as appointment letters, offer letters, termination letters, and the list goes on. This same trend of searching for templates of HR letters was observed in requests for new features coming from you, our customers. A...

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Recently, we launched a unique and perhaps 'never before' feature in HR software called HR Analytics. It's a whole new module in sumHR which will empower companies with not only interactive graphic representation of regular HR MIS data but also add a touch of 'gamification' within the company's human resources (employees), encouraging them to perform better. Just like NASA ends up creating some path breaking inventions...

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It’s often said that mistakes provide great learning opportunities. However, it's much better not to make mistakes in the first place. Human resources management in itself is a complicated process. sumHR frees HR managers from all management worries and help streamline HRMS process, but certain things cannot be rectified by sumHR either, like the common mistakes HR managers make. So, here are the top 10 commonly...

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With 2016 starting to unfold itself, each of you would be busy partying, working on those New Year resolutions and hoping to make great memories over those short weekend breaks. Before you take that 2016 calendar out, here’s a calendar infographic that has a list of all the long weekends, leaves and holidays in 2016. This infographic has information on all the Mondays when you would...

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