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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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 than ever, having instant access to unlimited amount of information...

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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 Year: New Look Our endeavor to offer a great user experience continues...

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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 amount about the organization, losing interest won’t take too long. Orientation...

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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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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 sales record – just like a rockstar handles the pressure of performance. Exhibit...

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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 several important aspects such as market statistics, business improvements, market competition, etc....

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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: Meritorious delegation To get your employee motivated in his/her work, assign them...

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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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[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 just apples. Employee engagement activities In case your employee isn’t a very big...

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