Peter Lawrence and Rod Lee of Human Capital Department
Human Resource Information Systems [HRIS], previously an expensive investment for Small and Medium Sized Businesses have suddenly become very affordable with the advent of Cloud Technology. In this article we consider how the Care Sector can cope with ever increasing administrative burdens, without increasing headcount and wage costs by adopting an HRIS system.
Cloud based HRIS Systems are cheap, typically costing around £2 per employee per month, yet you are accessing the latest innovative software and HR tools that will help you managing staff records more efficiently.
Typical Features of HRIS Cloud System:
Manage employee information: Manage An Employee Hub allows you to store all of your employees’ data and enables you to create and manage employee records in one place. Up-to-date, accurate information to hand as the system notifies you of things like upcoming probation end dates, anniversaries and even employees’ birthdays!
Track lateness & log sickness: Lateness, sickness and long-term absence from work is challenging so our HR management system notifies managers instantly, enabling you to quickly organize relief staff and view absence patterns. This means you can pro-actively manage absence and support your team when it needs you the most, helping employees get back to work quicker and reducing the likelihood of future absences.
Book & approve holidays: Your employees don’t need to worry and waste time when attempting to book time off. The calendar view gives managers all the information they need to make a decision instantly, making the whole process quicker and altogether less stressful, allowing your business to run smoothly while your team are recharging their batteries.
Store your documents: The HRIS will help you to maintain an organized and relevant set of documents, in a secure storage area not only keeps employee documents safe, it allows team members to access things like the employee handbook at the click of a button.
Get an instant overview: Find out what’s happening in seconds, create customized reports to help you understand your team better and save you money.
Introducing an HRIS Cloud system is one way of helping to improve administrative efficiency, and reduce the time and effort needed to manage and maintain staff records and improve management reporting. For more information on this topic please contact Human Capital Department www.humancapitaldept.com Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone: 01553 609968.
[In the next issue human capital department will consider the issue of Performance Management in the Care Sector].
* Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy report that The Health Service need to find £22 Billion in efficiency savings, and there is a predicted £10 Billion deficit, at the same time demand for Care Services will increase as a result of an ageing population. The Sector faces increases in wages costs [Living Wage and administrative burdens & inspection framework from The Care and Quality Commission.