GetApp HR & Employee Management Blog

  • Published 21 June 2016 by Karen McCandless
    Choosing HR software for your small business can seem like an insurmountable process with a list of never-ending questions. What do I want the HR software to do? What factors do I need to consider before choosing? What features should I look for? What are the benefits? How do I ensure I’m choosing the right … Continue Reading
    What to Look for When Choosing HR Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 14 April 2016 by Karen McCandless
    We’re sure you’ve heard time and time again about how your staff are the lifeblood of your business, how without the right hires you’d have gone bankrupt and be living in a cardboard box already. If this is such an accepted truth, why is your business still using a mishmash of Excel spreadsheets to manage … Continue Reading
    Top Excel Alternatives for Managing Your Recruitment Process
  • Published 12 April 2016 by John Unger
    The issue of employee surveillance can be a controversial one. On one hand, employers need to make sure their staff are in the right place at the right time, and doing what they are supposed to, as well as ensure their safety. But, on the other hand, employees can see this surveillance as a lack … Continue Reading
    How Cloud-Based Time Tracking Enables Better Worker Safety
  • Published 4 April 2016 by Hemanth Soni
    Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are a must-have for any business looking to grow and bring in talented new employees. But with more 400 current ATS vendors and counting it is difficult to make a decision on which software to select, not to mention which pricing model is the most economical. Different ATS pricing models are … Continue Reading
    Which ATS Pricing Model Is Best for Your Business?
  • Published 22 March 2016 by Suzie Blaszkiewicz
    As a veteran in the workforce management industry, Kronos first launched in 1977 as a time clock manufacturer, long before the days of software for employee management. Fast-forward to the present day, and Kronos offers an entire suite of on-premise and cloud workforce management solutions with features for time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR … Continue Reading
    The Best Kronos Alternatives for Your Small Business
  • Published 4 March 2016 by Samuel Scott
    Trying to organize hourly workers when you have hundreds of employees, numerous locations and countless variables to control can leave you tearing your hair out. Many scheduling processes are created through lacklustre and inefficient tools such as Excel, whiteboards or simple pen and paper, which only adds to this headache. Cloud-based solutions are attempting to … Continue Reading
    What Is Smart Scheduling and Why Is It Important for Your Business?
  • Published 25 February 2016 by John Unger
    Tracking employee behavior, from timesheets to safety, has become a relatively common business practice. The first and perhaps most common form of employee tracking has been in the area of time tracking. Rather than maintaining manual time clocks or installing expensive software, there are time clock providers who maintain web-based record keeping systems for their … Continue Reading
    Employee Tracking: The Legality and the Ethics of Workplace Monitoring
  • Published 3 September 2015 by Karen McCandless
    Effective operations management is at the heart of any well run company, but small businesses often disregard it, feeling that it doesn’t apply to them. What you may not realize, is that the concepts and principles (and the benefits) behind operations management are applicable to all businesses – no matter what size. If you run … Continue Reading
    How to Create an Operations Management Strategy for Small Businesses
  • Published 23 April 2015 by Niamh Lynch
    According to Businesss Insider, The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that millennials will make up approximately 75% of the workforce by 2030. If you work in HR and you’re looking to the future – and why wouldn’t you? – it can’t have escaped you that millennials will make up the vast majority of your … Continue Reading
    Boost Your Brand by Perfecting Your Benefits Package
  • Published 20 April 2015 by Niamh Lynch
    “If your HR processes aren’t automated, you’re already behind.” Strong words from Charlie Judy, Chief HR Officer, Baker Tilly. But you know what? He’s 100% right. Automating your HR processes is one of the single most beneficial things you can do for your organization. It will bring your company benefits you hadn’t even considered, making … Continue Reading
    6 Reasons You Should Consider HR Automation