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Category: Human Resources

Secrets of Great Talent Management – What You Should Know

Posted Monday, December 12, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

Every business is only as good as its employees, and the process of attracting and managing those employees is known as talent management. While it is at its most basic level a fairly straightforward process, talent management is actually a very complex system that relies on a huge variety of different tools and skills to truly master. From the efficiency of your HR department to the skills that your managers and supervisors bring to the table, talent management is a system that involves your entire company. To truly master talent management, you'll have to understand the basic fundamentals of it. Here are some of the basic secrets behind effective talent management. Continue reading...

Surprising Steps for Retaining Employees – What they Really Care About

Posted Monday, December 05, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

Retaining employees is going to be one of the single most important aspects of doing business over the next few years. The main reason for retaining employees is important is obviously that you've invested a lot into your current employees and that turnover can cost you as much as thirty percent of an employee's annual salary – more if they've got serious tenure. But another reason retaining employees matters is that there will soon be far fewer of them. Baby boomers are set to start retiring, and their numbers approach seventy six million. Compare that to the forty four million 'generation X' workers out there, and you'll see the importance of retaining employees immediately. Continue reading...


The Real Reasons that Workforce Management Can Boost Your Bottom Line – The Basics

Posted Monday, November 28, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

Workforce management first rose to prominence in the business world back in the early 1980s but has quickly become a common strategy in most companies today. The basic principal of workforce management is to effectively calculate strategies to help satisfy your employees and boost their productivity. In theory, it's a simple matter but in practice it can extend to virtually every aspect of your company's operations. A broad definition of workforce management can include a wide range of different factors including motivation, training, monitoring, and much more. There are some very real benefits from workforce management that help make the effort well worth it. Here are a few of the reasons that workforce management can have such a significant impact on your company's bottom line. Continue reading...

The Three Main Reasons that You Need HR Solutions – The Three Ps of HR Solutions

Posted Monday, November 21, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

Your business is your baby, no matter how old or how large it is. And every business needs an HR department. Whether it's a single person or an entire team of individuals, your HR department handles numerous tasks within your company. Today, many companies are searching for HR solutions to help their HR departments move forward in different ways. Whether your idea of HR solutions involves outsourcing certain tasks or simply implementing HR solutions software, each company will reach a point where they find that they need some form of HR solutions to help their HR department. Here are three main reasons HR solutions matter. Continue reading...

Tips for Using SaaS Effectively – Some Basic Tips

Posted Monday, November 14, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

SaaS is a type of technology solution businesses implement in order to avoid spending thousands on hardware and software but while still getting the benefits that today's business technology can provide to you. SaaS is usually sold on monthly or annual subscription fee and is far cheaper than other types of business technology. But simply purchasing and setting up SaaS isn't all that you need to do. In order to really be able to get the most from your SaaS, you'll need to keep a few basic things in mind. SaaS can accomplish some truly amazing things for your business, but understanding the best ways to utilize SaaS will make a tremendous difference on its effectiveness. Continue reading...

Top Five Benefits of HR Software – Why It's So Important

Posted Monday, November 07, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

A great company is like a well-oiled machine. All the various parts work together to keep it moving forward, fulfilling its function which, in the case of business, is making a profit. One cog in the business machine that sees the most pressure is the human resources department. One of the best ways to keep this cog turning smoothly is with HR software. And since HR affects every other department in your business, HR software can help all the various parts of your company work better as well. Unicorn HRO offers HR software that can help each aspect of your HR department to function more smoothly. There are many benefits of implementing HR software into your workplace, and here are five of the main ones. Continue reading...

What Human Resource Metrics Can tell you About Your Business – Useful in Many Ways

Posted Monday, October 24, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

While most employers have at least heard of human resource metrics, some still don't use them as effectively as they should. But using human resource metrics is one of the best ways to find out just how your company is operating, locate problem areas, and generate strategies to improve the overall function of your entire business. Unicorn HRO offers human resource software that can not only boost the productivity of your company, but can also deliver many different human resource metrics to you that will allow you to uncover the secrets of your company. You may be surprised to discover all that human resource metrics can tell you about your business. Continue reading...


Keys to Effective Human Resource Management Services

Posted Monday, October 17, 2011 by Unicorn HRO

For most businesses, investing in human resource management services is a no-brainer. With their ability to lighten the work load of your HR department and boost their productivity, the chance to reduce errors in the workplace, and several ways to actually save you money, human resource management services are a must for any business in today's marketplace. Continue reading...

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