If it feels like expectations on you and your team are evolving rapidly, you might just be right. New research from Sage has highlighted key changes the HR function has undergone during the pandemic. From shifting priorities to bigger workloads, we look at some of the top takeaways.
The challenges of the past year have made it the most difficult of many people’s working lives, and HR is no exception. The pressure to keep pace with an uncertain economic climate and adapt to changing priorities, while faced with an increased workload, has left many in the function yet to catch a breath.
Getting bogged down in admin is the undoing of every great people manager. Specialised HR systems are often touted as the answer; but can they really make working life easier for you, and better for every employee you support? Is it worth rolling out new tech, at a time when your workforce has already been through so much upheaval? And can a software package honestly help you manage people issues like a human being, rather than a robot?
If you’re considering automating more of your people processes, but wondering whether it’s truly worthwhile, you’re in the right place. In this short read, written in partnership with Softworks, we look at the real, human ways that HR software can positively benefit you and your workforce, and get the inside story from organisations that have tried and tested the tech.
The dramatic shift to home working over the past year is the biggest upheaval in working patterns we’ve seen since the Second World War. Managing your talent effectively, wherever they are working, will be more important than ever as we look ahead to the post-pandemic future.
Download this infographic and discover the key findings from our expert report, produced in partnership with SAP – including why talent management has never been so important, and the steps you can take now to improve in this area.
Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world – the company has a high volume of employee onboarding requests. Download this report to learn how Telefónica uses an electronic signature solution from Adobe to maximise HR resources and provide more efficient recruitment services.
A well-implemented time and attendance system can transform an organisation, but requires meticulous planning and communication. Read this guide for tips on how to successfully implement a new time and attendance system.
Watch our short video to hear tips on how to improve your approach to mental health in the workplace. The video includes advice from: Perry Timms, adviser to the CIPD, Joy Reymond; Head of Rehabilitation at Unum; and Catherine Diamond, Senior HR Business Partner at TSB.
Almost half of organisations saw an increase in employee absence in 2015, according to our recent survey, much of it down to stress and mental health issues. But 49% of organisations admit they don’t have a wellbeing strategy in place. View our infographic for tips on how to tackle the issue.
From giving staff wearable technology, to standing desks, cycle-to-work schemes and massages in the office – there is a trend towards companies encouraging employees to be fitter and healthier at work. Read this blog to learn how your business could benefit.