A lot of HR Locker clients are in the IT space, so we get to talk to a lot of HR managers in IT companies. Often the function is filled by a combination of CEO, finance, and office managers. One problem we keep getting told about is the difficulty in hiring good people.
Jobs boards generally [...]
Christopher Baum at SoftwareAdvice.com published a thought provoking article on where the HR software market is headed in the short to medium term.
The take home points I got are:
Cloud based systems are where the growth is
Consolidation will be intense in the performance and talent management sector
Management dashboards are now de rigueur
Employee self service is the [...]
Some of our international clients have managers in remote offices who need to have full control over HR Locker – but only for their office. Making one of these managers an “Admin” would allow them to see and do everything. Ideally, they could act as an Admin but only for their office, or only for [...]
When we developed HR Locker we imaged that everybody would want all employees to be able to see all other employees in the Directory and Who’s Off section. Some of our larger clients said they didn’t want this. Typically this was to prevent employees in multinationals seeing employees in a different country. You asked. We [...]
I’m going to be posting a couple of different blog entries on cloud security. I was in a meeting yesterday and somebody said they felt there is a security issue with hosting HR data in the cloud. I asked them where their existing HR software sits. He showed me a server in the corner of [...]
Goodbody Economic Consultants released a report on the potential of cloud computing for the Irish economy. It reckons that up to €9.5 billion could be generated by Irish companies selling cloud based services by 2014. This would provide jobs for approximately 8,600 people.
Good news for the small companies is that it forecasts growth of an [...]
We’re delighted to announce that HR Locker has won the Cork Chamber of Commerce Emerging Company of the Year Award. It’s a huge boost for all of us at HR Locker.
Standpoint Media did a superb job in creating a video about HR Locker for the award. You can see it here.
The other two finalists were [...]
We’re delighted to be short listed by the Cork Chamber of Commerce as one of three companies in the Emerging Company of the Year category. The other companies are Fastnet Line, operators of the Swansea to Cork car ferry; and Brook Catering, from my very own parish of Glanmire.
The Cork Chamber of Commerce were one [...]
I’m delighted to say that Microsoft Europe ran a full two page spread on HR Locker in the December issue of Futures, its European innovation magazine. Microsoft has been hugely supportive of HR Locker since we started working on the project. I’d really recommend any startup using Microsoft technology to connect with their BizSpark team.