Over 25 percent of British SMEs plan to invest in HR and people management systems
Close to a quarter of UK-based small and medium enterprises plan to invest the majority of their budget in people management and HR, data obtained from a new survey conducted by UK conference call service provider, Conference Genie, was able to reveal.
The survey of 500 UK SMEs explored the numerous challenges faced by this category of companies in general and the recently established one (start-ups) in particular.
Statistical figures point out that nearly a quarter of SMEs (23%) across the varying industries plan to invest the greatest amount of their budget for 2014 into HR/People management, in order to improve their business.
Furthermore, recruiting talented staff (36%) was identified as the top challenge facing SME’s regarding staffing.
The first step in implementing a proactive talent acquisition and retention strategy should be the development of a comprehensive employees’ database, capable of providing an array of useful information regarding each person’s skills, talents, interests, etc.
Tensor Personnel allows you to record a vast amount of personal information about your company staff, including here basic details, course attendance, educational history, language skills, professional institute memberships, skills, etc.
It’s also very important to point out that the management of employee training is a key component of Tensor Personnel. The Course Planner is where employees are booked onto course sessions to obtain skills that they require to perform their duties. Individual employee training records are updated automatically as courses are completed, along with qualifications / certification earned.