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 Human Resources (HR) department is often dreaded by employees, in spite of being the department that takes care of the organization's workforce. This video by the awesome folks at Vipra Dialogues portrays the relationship between an HR manager and employees in an outrageously funny manner. The punches in this video are hilarious and something every employee can relate to, no matter where you work....

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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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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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An employee management system consists of crucial work-related and important personal information about an employee. In a nutshell, it is an online inventory of all employees of an organization. Employees are the strength of any organization, and it is more so in case of a growing business. It is crucial to handle this aspect of your business well. A good employee management system can actually make...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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While different startups have their own version of the profile, the ultimate “rockstar” employee for a tech company could be defined as someone who is extremely passionate about technology and loves to find solutions. Someone who is in awe of everything new that arrives in the market and marvels at old inventions and understands how those simple inventions set the basis for technology today. Getting programmers...

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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...

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