HR teams are constantly facing problems while enforcing policies or facing the backlash by employees. Apart from this, HR issues also include dealing with daily struggles like complaints against pesky coworkers, all the while handling tedious spreadsheets and data. Here’s a lighthearted take on 8 HR issues every HR exec has faced and how to solve them: 1) Payroll Just like a period, payroll takes up almost...

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In today's day and age, social media and work-from-home are buzz words almost omnipresent in our work cultures. It's not surprising to find organizations which totally abolish the concept of "timekeeping" to give their employees the freedom to follow their own work-style and comfort zones. However, the number of these organizations is a small minority. The primary reason they're able to allow these flexibilities is often...

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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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Every entrepreneur needs to possess a few traits that equip him to manage and build his organization, clients, and employees. Here are a few secrets that will help you become a successful entrepreneur: Leadership An entrepreneur should not only be able to envision his goals but also be passionate enough to lead his employees towards achieving that goal. Leadership truly is one of the essential skills...

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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. Rewarding the employees now and then will increase their due diligence...

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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 a leader who possesses the ability to inspire people. He/she should...

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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 to know about employee and corporate gift ideas. Personality If you are...

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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 done. Dishonesty in the work place and lack of communication won’t help...

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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, Left Navigation bar) >> click Reimbursements (Under Export) to go to...

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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 a while during assignments is perfectly fine. You get to...

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