The StaffTRAK HR Productivity Tool Suite is a selection of downloadable HR- related, productivity tools, based in word or excel, primarily suited to micro-businesses of up to about 20 people, who aren’t ready to invest in subscription or proprietary software tools, that can cost over £200 a year, per tool.
There are 5 cost effective products in the StaffTRAK productivity suite, which are: time sheet, absence tracker, staff rota, recruitment tracker and a staff performance appraisal kit. They provide you with the core functionality you need to manage several essential HR tasks at a fraction of the price of HR software.
If not done properly, an office can feel like a workroom in which employees feel like they are in a cage. For such offices, the happiest time for the employees is when they are leaving for home at the end of the day. In turn, this can negatively affect productivity and workflow. When the office doesn’t provide an environment in which workers love to work and spend time in, they may not be motivated enough to get you the kind of results you would like or expect them to deliver. A well-organised office is, as a result, not just good to look at but also good for the morale and working standard a business’s employees. When your office is not inspiring your workers, or has other problems, you have two options: to move to another office, or refurbish an existing one. Moving offices can be disruptive, expensive and exhausting. Continue reading
Being at the forefront of trends is a brilliant way to carve out a place as an industry leader. Whatever area your business operates in, technology is likely to play a big part in it. If your competitors can offer more up to date services than you, you’ll start to fall behind. By keeping on top of the latest trends and adopting them before your rivals, you can ensure that you stay out in front. Staying abreast of all the new developments is easier said than done. Things move so rapidly and often something that you think is going to be an important trend can be dead in the water a few months later. Adopting technology that doesn’t last is a big waste of resources and it will leave you playing catch up. So, you need to catch trends before they happen and make sure that you are implementing the right technologies. If you are at a loss for ideas, here are a few simple ways that you can stay informed about the next big thing in tech. Continue reading
When Black Friday hit UK stores back in 2015, nobody had really predicted the sheer level of demand. Shoppers poured through the doors in their hundreds of thousands up and down the country, fighting their way to the products they wanted in order to get the best deals. For many people watching on TV, it was a shock, and Black Friday sales went from something widely regarded as a positive to something which represented the consumerist decadence of our society.
But for retailers, it was an even more important event. They realised that if they were ever going to meet demand in another Black Friday, they’d have to think about how they respond to peaks in demand. If they failed to capitalise on high demand periods in the future, they might not make it through January and February – two months which are usually very quiet for retailers. Continue reading