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CakeHR is Named in the Top 5 Human Resources (HR) Category Leaders

It was just last quarter when GetApp, the leading business app discovery platform gave us a reason to celebrate by featuring CakeHR in the top 5 software solution list. Come Q4 and we’re super excited again!   We have kept an enviable 4th spot in the premium club of Top 5 HR Software Solutions. This noteworthy feat wouldn’t be possible …

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The Top Universities in Asia To Get A Degree in Human Resources

When I study the modern workplace, the thing that stands out the most with successful businesses is organization.   Large businesses have so many people to manage that organization is crucial.   Even with smaller businesses, it’s important that everyone is on the same page because there is usually a division of labor among employees. …

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Employee Leave Rights – Road to Tread Carefully

Recent news caught my attention while browsing the Internet for employee leave rights at workplace.   It had to do with sick pay entitlement and its repercussions on the employees’ status of employment.   An employee who handled outside sales for a firm had availed FMLA leave for his CT scan, stress test and surgery …

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The Top Universities in Europe To Get A Degree in Human Resources

In my studies of the modern workplace, one of the things that stands out most is the importance of organization and leadership.   There are so many intricacies when it comes to running a business and so many moving parts that keeping everything organized is one of the biggest challenges any business, big or small, …

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Staff Absence Insurance – Unlocking Potential Budget Savings

HR Professionals always have their plate full of challenges.   One such area that baffled me during my corporate stint was the sudden absence of employees.   The reasons of absence are multiple but they all lead to one common outcome – “Loss”. It can be monetary loss, business opportunity loss or considerable work loss. …

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7 Reasons Entrepreneurs Who Know How To Implement HR Software Are Saving Their Business From Failing In The Next Decade

Entrepreneurs are expanding their HR departments with cloud-based solutions around the world, which has left many others wondering how they can implement HR software and say goodbye to their outdated legacy system for good.   As the list of reasons to switch to Software-as-a-service (SaaS) continue to grow.   More and more entrepreneurs are leaving …

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OSHA Regulations on Electronically Reporting Illness and Injury

This year time of year is fraught enough for HR managers between managing time off requests for Thanksgiving and preparing pay. This is without the burden of new regulations to adhere to.   2016 has been a busy year for HR compliance departments. There was the introduction of new overtime rules, then the law covering paid …

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12 Ways To Accomplish Workplace Democracy

As someone who is self-employed and works at home, I’ve had very little experience working in an actual office.   Yet, I’m underly fascinated by it. I’ve watched the shenanigans that go on in workplace sitcoms, and I’ve heard my friends discuss their annoying and ridiculous co-workers or their merciless and demanding boss.   It …

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Matrix Absence Management – Finding a Way Through the Maze

I have often heard people complaining about how they are torn between conflicting managers and differing priorities, making their productivity suffer.   What starts out as a breakthrough work system often ends up being a headache for those involved!   This made me wonder if these fancy ways of operating are worth it. Probably Yes. …

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10 Companies That Have The Best Workplaces To Work In

Take it from someone who is self employed, one’s work environment is an important part of being productive and happy. I’ve gone to great lengths to make sure my home office is one of the best workplaces to work in, at least for me. I have a comfortable chair where I sit, a lovely plant …

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Engage Employees With Eye-Catching Posters + [Infographic]

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the benefits of visual content. This conversation has infiltrated virtually every facet of businesses–from marketing to analytics to HR.   Particularly, there has been discussion in recent years about the importance of communicating your brand’s story internally. In many ways, HR professionals are internal marketers–it’s the …

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10 Coping Strategies for How To Deal with Stress and Business

Owning a business is a recipe for stress; not that I have to tell you that, right?   As someone who is self-employed, I’m well acquainted with the stress that comes with having success and failure fall squarely on your shoulders, and I’m sure many entrepreneurs and small business owners know the feeling as well. …

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Staff Leave Without Pay – The dark horse of Employee Benefits

Not long ago, a friend of mine at work seemed bit perturbed with the recently applied leave of absence without pay.   On asking what was troubling her, she expressed that though the decision to attend her kids’ educational needs was a natural and happy one, she was tensed about the scenario when she returns …

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10 Strategies For How To Lead With Happiness

During the summers while I was in college, I used to manage a small ice cream stand in my hometown.   The owner was a little flaky, so I was left in charge most of the time, managing a group of teenagers at a business doing several thousands of dollars worth of business daily.   …

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Perennial Question for Organizations – Why Good Employees Leave?

Organizations are strange places.   One moment everything seems hunky dory and the very next minute some change sweeps the calm away and ushers changes that are on most occasions not welcoming.   Employee Resignation is one such pain point!   While working as an enthusiastic HR team member, I often wondered why good employees …

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The UK’s Perfect Job Revealed: Salary is Still Number One

A fantastic salary and a top-drawer benefits package are still the things Brits most want from their job, according to new research.       Workers in the UK favour these two attributes above anything else when it comes to describing their perfect job. Work/life balance and long-term job security are also important but ultimately for …

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Staff Annual Leave: A Hassle or a Piece of Cake?

Peter’s Story Peter is an HR manager of a medium-sized tech company. As he sits down in his office chair Monday afternoon to catch a breath before diving into work again, he runs through his mind the tasks he still has to do, “Okay, I have to review the applications for the jobs we posted …

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8 Helpful Tips On How To Find Strengths At Work

What am I good at?   If you’re anything like me, you find yourself asking yourself question a lot, as you figure out how to find strengths at work.   As a self-employed person, every time I have a setback or have a project turn out differently than how I saw it going in my …

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12 Suggestions For How To Have A Great Career

It’s amazing how things can change without you even realizing it.   I remember when I first got out of college, my focus was on how to get a job so I could start paying back my loans, which admittedly is not ideal.   But somewhere along the line that focus changed to how to …

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The Top5 Things You Should Know About Staff Absence Policy

When I think back to some of my first jobs, I am quickly reminded of how strategic management and policy have the power to make an entrepreneur’s dream come true, or crush it within a few months because the business owner failed to prepare for something like the cost of staff absence.   During the …

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15 Ways To Keep A Positive Mindset in Business

As someone who is self employed, I frequently face periods of doubt.   I know that a positive mindset in business is of the utmost importance, but when my phone falls silent and my inbox remains empty, I sometimes think that all of my clients have moved onto someone else to fill their needs.   …

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How to Address a Staff Absence Due to Weather

When I was 15 years old, I got my first job at McDonald’s.   It was during my time at McDonald’s that we had one of the worst ice storms in Kentucky’s history.   If you don’t know much about Kentucky, well, you should know that we don’t handle ice, snow, or the cold like …

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4 Notable Startups That Failed in 2016

I walked four blocks to where my car was parked, holding a box that was filled to the brim with my personal belongings.   To be honest, I don’t think I ever looked up to check if the light was green or if there were cars coming any of the times I crossed the street …

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FinancesOnline Features CakeHR Among Top50 Software Solutions

FinancesOnline has been one of the fastest growing names in the software review community with business owners depending on its objective and credible inputs for finding best professional solutions.   CakeHR has emerged strong in the comprehensive evaluation process employed by FinancesOnline review with an overall final score of 8.1, that makes our software a …

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