Why MS Office is your HR system

And you may not even know it

Since 2008, technology businesses have been forced to adjust to the recessionary economic climate by reducing costs, tightening staffing resources, and rationalizing spending in all areas. However, as we move into a period of ever improving growth, employers now have to work ever harder to recruit and retain the best talent.

These two major factors are colliding as many companies are currently faced with managing their Human Resource needs on legacy systems that are inflexible, risk security, and constrain growth.

Discussions with a large number of technology companies has found that there are many organizations trying to manage their diverse talent and all their HR needs through MS Office on Excel and Outlook, and they are facing major problems as a consequence. It is no surprise that the report finds that the vast majority of companies in the technology sector are envisaging changing their HCM system in the year ahead.

Click here to register your interest for Sage People’s exclusive breakfast meeting on 14th May. Be the first to receive our report into the role of HR within leading technology businesses, and hear from Roddy Temperley, Group HR Director, who has been pivotal in driving organizational growth at SDL.

This event will reveal the full research findings gathered from over 30 in-depth conversations with technology companies across the UK. Don’t miss out – there are some shocking statistics.

Date: 14th May 2014
Time: 8am – 11am
Location: Searcys, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London

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