SmartHR sharing the love with Heartfelt Bakery

We love the fact that Heartfelt is a job creation and skills development project and are privileged to be a part of this project. 
Performance management

Taking the fear and the chore factor out of performance management

Let’s see the rolling eyes, panic and dread across all the faces in the room when it’s announced that we’re behind on performance management and all managers need to prioritise ‘getting it done’. Like many of the perceived administrative…
Work from home

HR Leadership in a time of crisis – Part 3

Not everyone is the same As everyone left their offices to move to their respective homes for the duration of lockdown, some were more concerned than others at the prospect of working from home.  For some, it may have been a sense of excitement…
Routine

HR Leadership in a time of crisis – Part 2

The importance of routine   Each department within an organization has its own set of challenges and possible threats.  Most departments had risk management and contingency plans in place – at least for predictable risks.  I’m…
Debt Relief

HR Leadership in a time of crisis – Part 1

When it comes to debt relief – encourage your staff to know their rights.   South Africa is facing a host of challenges that have affected individual’s lives on a number of levels. Our economy is in a crisis, the stock market is tanking,…

COVID-19 Lockdown – Business Continuation

Following the national address by the President of South Africa relating to the global Corona (Covid-19) virus outbreak and the steps that government are implementing, we assure you that we are prioritising the continued uninterrupted provision…
Leave Calendar

The cost of paid leave and public holidays for employers

It is easy for employees to go online, capture the start and end date of their leave, hit submit and hope it gets approved. When it comes to leave, the greatest challenge employees face is having enough leave days. The challenge for employers…
Digitise Your Performance Management

6 Reasons to Digitise Your Performance Management Process

Performance management - loved by some, loathed by others, but as a necessary business function, why not digitise the process? The question is not if you will have performance management in your company, but rather how will you implement…
HR challenges in law firms

Top 5 HR Challenges in Law Firms and how SmartHR can solve them

HR challenges in law firms can present special challenges. This is due in part to the structure of law firms and in part to the nature of legal practice. Below are the top 5 HR challenges faced by law firms with solutions from SmartHR on how…
Assisting employees with the elections

5 ways employee morale is increased by assisting them with the elections

With the upcoming elections around the corner, it might be wise for HR Managers to consider their role in making the elections a success. Voting day in South Africa is usually a public holiday, but there are still many factors that prevent people…