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8 HR Issues You’ve Dealt With And How To Eliminate Them

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 […]


26 June 2015
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How to build the ultimate employer brand and create a loyal workforce

As humans, we’re way past the age where the driving points in choosing a job (any work for that matter) were meeting our basic needs – food, clothing and shelter. In today’s fast paced corporate world, the decision criteria for choosing jobs is quite a complex combination of aspects. Job seekers today are more aware […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


How To Retain Employees: 5 Useful & Innovative Ways

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 […]


23 October 2012
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Update! Attendance Feature Enhancements & Primary Email Address Modification

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 […]


HR Management: How to Tackle Different Types of Employee Personalities

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 […]


1 October 2012
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HR Software: Big Acquisitions & What Startups/SMBs Can Do for HRMS

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 […]


11 July 2012
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Employee Training: Why it Should Matter for Startups and Small Businesses

Influential management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.” Knowingly or unknowingly, this seems to have fit in the psyche of today’s professional. When it comes to job satisfaction or even when changing jobs, individuals these days take into account several factors besides remuneration and the […]


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