October, 2015
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59th Annual IPM Convention & Exhibition

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

The Institute of People Management (IPM) objective to drive HR’s impact into the future will take an important step forward when it hosts the 59th Annual IPM Convention & Exhibition in early November at Sun City, Northern Province. As a leading provider of solutions and services within the HCM and HR markets, CRS Technologies is proud to be a sponsor of the event. We believe in these opportunities to gather industry stakeholders together and talk about important issues that are impacting on operations. The reality of these critical markets is that they are multi-faceted, they are influenced significantly by technology and are people-driven. They represent the main front of business management and leadership today. So, it is natural and to be expected that the IPM event reflects this dynamic environment. In addition to powerful keynotes scheduled and the exhibition component, the event will also showcase the latest trends, thinking around issues, technology, approaches, challenges and opportunities that helps to define HR today. We are excited about being part of this industry-driven and high profile event. And, in the spirit of HR, it is going to be thought-provoking and action-packed! There is no doubt that HR and HCM are the most exciting, most dynamic and most interesting areas of business...

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Technology in Human Resources

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Blog, Human Resources | 0 comments

When it comes to HR and Human Capital Management (HCM), there are two certainties: the first is that these are two of the faster growing areas of business development, the second is that these are both heavily influenced by technology. Technology has revolutionised Human Resources management – and this is not an exaggeration. It is an accepted fact that if strategically placed, the right ICT solutions leads to improved productivity and communication. And we also know that organisations are leaning towards tools that enable manual processes and use alternative methods of communicating with employees (mobile, tablets and the Web). Employees become more engaged and proved to be assets within the business and this filters through to the role of the HR practitioner, who can leverage real time information to make better business decisions. This is the ethos behind the 21st century HR practitioner – one who is fully aware of technology, who embraces the latest innovations to enhance processes and procedures to add consistent value. Being more strategic is one thing, but organisations are often influenced in their procurement decisions to purchase solutions bigger than their requirements and, as a result, fail to achieve ROI. Also if tech is too complicated, it generally follows that employees will revert to manual processes. The reality is that HR practitioners should be willing to adopt technology (the right fit tech) and ensure they deliver value using the...

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