During school and university, getting bored of the monotonous lecture after lecture wasn’t anything alien. In such events, professors usually prepped up the class with movies and activities on issues that were taught that week. Much like employee engagement activities that help spruce up a work place. This is done by driving away an employee’s boredom through some exciting and out of the ordinary employee...

Read More

It’s been quite some time since we have made enhancements to the basic features of sumHR. We have received a lot of feedback and while our engineering team has been hard at work developing the HR software, they've made some nifty but important changes to it. Here are the two exciting enhancements we rolled out this week: Attendance 1. The attendance clock-in option has been provided on...

Read More

One of the main reasons for performance appraisal systems in the work place is to merely know more about your employee - to know what your employees are capable of, what they find difficult to do, what they’re comfortable doing and what kind of work gets them in the mood or ticks them off. These days performance appraisal software is easily available for use,...

Read More

Employee training programs are necessary to produce expert employees’ in order to attain better quality work from them. These programs are an investment that is guaranteed to give you returns and ease the work pressure for not only the employees but a major part of the organization itself. [caption id="attachment_1524" align="alignright" width="250"] Training programs for employees are necessary for startups and SMBs.[/caption] Avoid spoon-feeding Without a training program...

Read More

Every work place, organization or any generic social gathering for that matter consists of a mixed bag of personalities. If it wasn't for this heterogeneity, life would pretty much be like an extremely boring and long movie that you’re forced to watch simply because you need to be polite to your date. If you take a look around (when at your work place) you can determine...

Read More

Managing the workforce of an organization is a humongous task. Whether it's a budding startup setting up processes or a mid-sized company trying to come to terms with its scaling up or an industrial biggie managing thousands of employees, all require some kind of a software to make complex processes easy. While the HR software space is burgeoning, there have been some acquisitions made...

Read More
a

LinkedIn is fast becoming a popular destination for every job seeker and recruiter out there. While the good ol' recommendation feature was a fine indicator of the users’ skill-sets and soft skills, there was a pressing need for a feature that would enable recruiters and employers to take an objective look on the person. Zerply, a popular networking site for creative professionals has been using...

Read More

A few years ago, spreadsheets started becoming a norm in offices, and have been used for a plethora of purposes. While using them for HR tasks is a good idea, it can lead to trouble later on, as certain errors can be costly when it comes to employees. The HR department of an organization is one of the most important ones. In startups and small...

Read More

Ask any HR department about the issue that gets a lot of debate, and the answer you will get is the idea of working from home. Globally, certain organizations have been open to this kind of an option, and the number sure seems to be growing. Still many firms hesitate to offer this arrangement to its employees. There are various reasons, either it could be...

Read More

Quite often, it is said that organizations should look for leaders rather than managers. This is true for startups and small businesses too. Agreed that the onus of the leader in a small company usually falls on the founder/owner, but in order to scale up, especially when the company’s headcount is expanding, leaders are needed to rally the teams and get them going. However, getting...

Read More