Your HR department is a significant cost center for your business. One of the costliest elements of the department is the use of paper products. And so, it’s important to consider ways to reduce the use of paper with your HR processes. Our team at MES has many years of experience in this area of the industry. In this latest post, we’re explaining how to create a paperless HR department with scanning and automation solutions.
As an employer, you want staff to have a clear understanding of what you expect of them in this position. After all, time is money. The more time your employees spend trying to figure out what they should be doing, the more money-making opportunities are being put on hold. Businesses have lost billions due to employees failing to understand their tasks and, as a result, short-term career transitions have increased. An effective onboarding process involves providing employees with the necessary tools to prepare them to start, and it also reduces the time spent filling out paperwork.
A digital document management system is incredibly powerful for HR departments. Countless paper and digital resumes, reference letters, offers of employment, employee records and benefits schedules pass through your HR department every day, and they must be organized for later retrieval. Rather than having your HR staff sort, file and manually retrieve the paperwork they need to perform their jobs correctly, why not opt for an HR document management system instead?
There are many ways to enhance your business. One of the best ways to improve your operations is to take a look at how you can upgrade your HR department. This department is invaluable for every aspect of your business – HR brings in great employees to keep your company going, handles employee issues, manages training and does payroll.
Although more man power can help, this shouldn't be the first step you consider taking to improve HR. One of the best ways to enhance your HR team is to invest in an HR records management system. Let's take a look at how taking this step can significantly boost your HR team's productivity.
Your HR team spends a lot of time on data entry and employee onboarding. This means that they routinely handle a lot of documents. Although necessary, these activities cost time and money. You shouldn't, however, just accept the burden of these expenses. Instead, you must minimize them by constantly making your data entry and employee onboarding process more efficient.
Because your organization's human resources department handles sensitive employee information, the Canadian government has certain requirements for managing any related records. This requires you to do more than keep everyone's social insurance number a secret. The federal government has several requirements for this.
It’s common knowledge that people are what really drive success in a business. Without a talented team, no organization can truly improve and excel. That’s why acquiring the right talent is so critical. Yet, many businesses still battle inefficiencies in their recruitment process that make it difficult to recruit and hire the perfect candidate for the job. Typically, these inefficiencies can be attributed in large part to poor document management. As a result, improving your document management can in fact improve your recruitment process. Here’s how.
Topics: human resources
Legal compliance should be a priority for all businesses and organizations operating in Canada. Noncompliance with federal legislation can be severely detrimental, resulting in fines and other penalties that can make a dent financially and even affect operational processes. Below are 3 simple rules that you should follow in order to ensure legal compliance for your business.
Human Resources compliancechecklists are instrumental in ensuring that organizations stay well within the laws governing employment in Canada.
They help not only prepare for audits, but also provide a means to monitor whether business processes are operating efficiently and resources are not being wasted or used ineffectively.
Ultimately, HR compliance checklists are an integral component of more comprehensive HR management systems that serve the dual purpose of boosting business efficiencies and staying compliant.
Below are a few of the ways that Human Resources compliance checklists can help keep your organization out of trouble – both legally and operationally.
Particularly now when data security is such a salient issue, privacy has become a huge concern for businesses of all types, from small operations to large enterprise organizations. Consumers need to be able to trust businesses with their private information, and if that trust isn’t established – or even worse, if it’s breached – people will take their business elsewhere.