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What is the difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions?

Terminology concerning cloud computing is often bandied about in conversation, often incorrectly, but technically speaking there is a difference between on-premise, hosted and cloud solutions and you should understand these differences. On-premise Most systems/solutions consist of a database of some sort.  For example, a system like GoSmartHR has a Microsoft SQL database SQL DB) that

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The other side of delegation

There are loads of productivity blogs available to learn from.  Many of these are aimed at business leaders who have the ability to delegate.  If you are an employee who is on the receiving end of delegation, you also need some coping strategies to avoid taking on too much. Well, here’s a post specifically designed

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The triangle of accuracy in HR analytics

As a strategic partner to management, the information and insights HR offers are a crucial part of performance planning across the business. Brendon Gass, CEO of GoSmartHR, a popular South African HRMS, says that modern HR departments are therefore under pressure to make sure their data is relevant, complete, compliant and actionable. “Above all, it

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How to make employee time management pain free

Companies employ costly knowledge workers and subject experts to trade their expertise for an hourly consulting fee and collect a tidy return on their payroll investment. But financial managers often find themselves burdened with time-consuming investigations to understand why actual billings don’t match expected earnings, what causes the deficit, and how to prevent it altogether.

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GoSmartHR Referral Partner Programme Announced

The developers of the GoSmartHR human resources management system recently announced the launch of the GoSmartHR Referral Partner Programme. Brendon Gass, GoSmartHR CEO, says the company chose a referral system over the traditional channel model because it provides greater flexibility to partners and offers protection to their customers. “We found that the classic channel approach

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Common Payroll Problems

Payroll issues can cause dissatisfaction in an organisation when employees aren’t paid on time. Employees may become frustrated when a holiday delays their payments or when they aren’t paid before debit orders start to go off their account – putting them in possible overdraft and exposing them to expensive bank charges for ‘bounce back’ funds.

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What sets GoSmartHR apart from other HR systems?

GoSmartHR has been developed, tested and evolved over 14 years, hundreds of implementations and thousands of users so it’s a robust and proven solution. It was designed as an HR system from the beginning. By contrast, many competing products began as payroll or financial systems and had HR added as an afterthought. The implementation of

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Forget big data, smart data is what counts in HR

Attracting and retaining the best talent is widely recognised to be an important success factor, if not the success factor, when it comes to achieving competitive advantage.“Unfortunately, too many companies continue to rely on poor information when it comes to manage their vital human resources,” says Brendon Gass, Director at GoSmartHR, a locally developed HR

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How do HR Systems support your decision making process?

In our conversations with prospects, we’ve often been asked “How do HR Systems support your decision making process?” Decision making, as suggested in the title, is a process. When we make decisions every day we don’t realise the steps we take in selecting the best solutions to the problems and challenges we face. The decision

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