Developing employees through different training methods.

Developing employees through different training methods enables them to meet their needs and the needs of the organisation. Once you've recruited your employees the hard part is retaining them, especially if they are knowledge workers. Developing…

The five assets that could be essential to your business

In this day and age, the regular office equipment from the nineties does not suffice as sufficient employee equipment, and as technology has advanced so have the essential assets every employee needs to do an efficient job. The way businesses…

Help your employees structure their CVs

As an HR manager, one of your duties is to ensure that employees’ CV stay up to date with their newly learned skills and position changes within the organisation. By maintaining this you are not only assisting the employee in raising his/her…

What is the difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions?

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Terminology concerning cloud computing is often bandied about in conversation, often incorrectly, but technically speaking there is a difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions and you should understand these differences. On-premise Most…

The other side of delegation

There are loads of productivity blogs available to learn from.  Many of these are aimed at business leaders who have the ability to delegate.  If you are an employee who is on the receiving end of delegation, you also need some coping strategies…

The triangle of accuracy in HR analytics

As a strategic partner to management, the information and insights HR offers are a crucial part of performance planning across the business. Brendon Gass, CEO of SmartHR, a popular South African HRMS, says that modern HR departments are therefore…

How to make employee time management pain free

Companies employ costly knowledge workers and subject experts to trade their expertise for an hourly consulting fee and collect a tidy return on their payroll investment. But financial managers often find themselves burdened with time-consuming…

SmartHR Referral Partner Programme Announced

The developers of the SmartHR human resources management system recently announced the launch of the SmartHR Referral Partner Programme. Brendon Gass, SmartHR CEO, says the company chose a referral system over the traditional channel model…

Common Payroll Problems

Payroll issues can cause dissatisfaction in an organisation when employees aren't paid on time. Employees may become frustrated when a holiday delays their payments or when they aren’t paid before debit orders start to go off their account…

What sets SmartHR apart from other HR systems?

SmartHR has been developed, tested and evolved over 14 years, hundreds of implementations and thousands of users so it’s a robust and proven solution. It was designed as an HR system from the beginning. By contrast, many competing products…