What Do the Millennials Want in Their Workforce Management System?

The millennial generation, also known as “Generation Y” or “The Boomerang Generation”, includes those who are born between the years 1980 to 2000 and those who have turned adults around the turn of the 21st century.

Key Criteria to Evaluate The Most Suitable Workforce management system

Workforce Management (WFM) solution is now an essential commodity for companies to streamline their day-to-day activities. It is especially of use for those who wish to bring together administrative issues of a large group of employees, albeit; it works as well for a small-scale company. Some of the functions which can be eased by deploying a WFM software are monitoring payroll, task management, scheduling work shifts, and the likes, all traditionally done manually.

What Makes Performance Appraisals Painful for HR (and How to Make Those Joyful)

What Makes Performance Appraisals Painful for HR (and How to Make Those Joyful)

Appraisal due date is fast approaching. HR sent the timely reminders to everybody. Forms are slowly coming. Many self-appraisals are still pending. Without that, managers can’t move forward with their review. Reminders are sent again. Few more forms come in. Now the due date has passed. So this time the HR representative is walking around, searching for managers to remind them again about the pending reviews and discussions.

The Story Behind the Name – From SEED Management Services to emSphere

The Story Behind the Name – From SEED Management Services to emSphere

The rebranding of a popular product is never an easy decision and is always undertaken after a lot of careful deliberation. The magnitude of the task is even greater when the branding effort carries over to the corporate brand as well. This is what is occupying our collective minds right now as we get set to transition from two of the most well-known names in the Indian HR & Admin space. There is a story to be told about the rationale behind the name change and here it is!

Why it is crucial to have Support Services for successful implementation of HR Workforce Management Systems?

Why it is crucial to have Support Services for successful implementation of HR Workforce Management Systems?

A firm's software installation process can be an extensive and expensive proposition, requiring not just monetary investment but also considerable man-hours costs, system architectural changes, and infrastructure up gradation. 

How Organisations Can Maintain Transparency and Secure Employee Loyalty

Transparency plays a key role for smooth operations for any type of organisation. The most important reason for this is when the supervisor or senior management trusts the lower ranks, the performance level of the subordinates greatly increases.

Smart Solutions for the Smart Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has witnessed three major revolutions. The first revolution harnessed water and steam power for manufacturing while the second revolution used electric power for mass production. The third revolution started the digital revolution and advances in IT were utilised to automate processes.

Time and Attendance Tracking Goes Much Beyond Biometric Devices and Swipe Cards

Time and Attendance Tracking Goes Much Beyond Biometric Devices and Swipe Cards

Be it a small organisation or a large one, all of them make use of time and attendance tracking systems to keep an account of the number of hours the employees or workers put in, in the course of one day. 

Why Does a Cloud-based Workforce Management System Make Sense?

Why Does a Cloud-based Workforce Management System Make Sense?

Many companies look to set up a Workforce Management System (WFMS) to increase their productivity. There are a lot of considerations which go into deciding on a WFMS such as adaptability to the business, flexibility, cost, ease of use, and so on.

5 Everyday Problems HR Managers Are Sick to Death Of

5 Everyday Problems HR Managers Are Sick to Death Of

The business landscape is transforming at a rapid pace today. This has lead to many human resource challenges for employees as well as employers. A study by http://www.payscale.com/ Pay Scale showed that the percentage of companies who consider employee retention as a problem has risen from 28% in 2011 to 57% in 2014.

How Technology Can Streamline and Improve Visitor Management

How Technology Can Streamline and Improve Visitor Management

Visitors are undoubtedly an integral part of any workplace, industry, factory or institution. However, keeping a track of individuals entering and leaving at such facilities is important as it raises the primary concern of security.

Important Things To Know About Legal & Statutory Compliance For Time Office In India

Important Things To Know About Legal & Statutory Compliance For Time Office In India

World Bank conducted a survey in 2012 tracking 183 countries globally for ease of doing business. India is ranked 132nd in the listing and the low rating is mainly because of the high costs associated with the compliance of rules and regulations set out for businesses.

5 Must-Have Features in Workforce Management System

5 Must-Have Features in Workforce Management System

Workforce Management software is no more a novelty today. Companies understand that to maintain a productive workforce a good Workforce Management System (WFM) software is the best tool.

Moving from Operational HR Management to Strategic HR Management

Moving from Operational HR Management to Strategic HR Management

The Human Resource department plays a key role in every organisation. Right from hiring, interviews, salary management, payrolls, and management of working hours, to performance & retention, appraisals, employee engagement, new ideas and processes to be implemented to seek the best talent in the market, HR has a very important role to play.

Catching the pulse with automated Contract Labour Management

Catching the pulse with automated Contract Labour Management

The industry for contract labourers has been on the increase in the Indian market in the past few years. The proportion of contract labourers increased from 12% in 1985 to a substantial 39% in 2013. While the concept of hiring labourers on an hourly basis...