- Employee Self-Service
- Employee Database Management
- Leave Management
- Shift Scheduling
1 – Onboarding
One of the critical facets of any organization worth its salt is onboarding new employees as it scales up. A task once tedious and painful, automate it with the help of CakeHR’s task lists and reports. The flexibility this suite offers in terms of tasks and rules is limitless. Further, the assignment of tasks can be automated to occur whenever a new employee joins the organization. Triggers can be vital to assign employees to specific workflows or projects the moment they are added. Finally, status reports let you micromanage each employee in their onboarding process.
2 – Employee Self-Service
CakeHR grants your employees a great deal of power when it comes to interacting with your organization. Be it onboarding tasks, HR processes, or requesting time off, they can do it via the CakeHR interface itself. A shared calendar lets other employees know who’s available and who is held up. In effect, this enables them to distribute their work themselves, helping the other to form a healthy work environment. Next, multiple language support ensures that people of all backgrounds work cohesively under your firm. Employees have the option to check their vacation balance right from the app, letting them plan their time off requests to minimize losses to productivity.
3 – Employee Database Management
Database management is an absolute must when it comes to efficiently managing a sprawling organization. CakeHR lets you store historical employee data for easy access at any time. It gives you the option of setting custom fields for all sorts of information. Also, multiple language support gives your multi-cultural firm an ideal way for communication. These databases can play a significant role in determining employee productivity and quality. Further, onboarding new employees can be done by taking these inputs and metrics into account, guaranteeing a stable work environment.
4 – Leave Management
In addition to the core features mentioned above, every CakeHR plan offers the Leave Management module at no extra cost. You don’t have to fret over spreadsheets or paperwork anymore. These approvals are handled digitally, letting you track and manage your employees via shared calendars. This feature guarantees that work from home policies can be implemented with a few clicks, offering you infinite possibilities when managing your employees. Next, a shared calendar lets you keep members of all your departments in the loop when it comes to the latest developments and projects.
Employees can view their vacation balance, see who is away, and access critical company information. Visual aids such as heatmaps help you better understand your organization’s productivity on a per-employee basis. Slack integration is a godsend for automating tasks such as approvals straight from the Slack app.
5 – Performance
Among the essential duties, HR Management Software performs is the extraction of actionable insights concerning the performance of your workforce. Your employees are your greatest asset; understanding them better will go a long way toward boosting innovative practices, employee loyalty, and optimizing existing workflows. Traditional goals only measure in binary terms, a basic yes or no. What CakeHR does is flip that system on its head. It grants employees to set objectives and results in such a manner that they can be tracked in terms of percentages and parts. In effect, this challenges your workforce to perform better, track progress, and enforce your vision.
Performance reviews are an archaic means of assessing employees. Feedback obtained at every step of the project is a far better metric for determining an employee’s abilities in your firm. It lets employees paint an accurate picture of their capabilities and limits with inputs from their co-workers, superiors, and subordinates. This information is gathered transparently throughout the year, ensuring that both parties strive for excellence. Effectively, this lets you understand the strengths and weaknesses of all your employees. 1-to-1 meetings make managers work with employees to catch up on work, breaking down roadblocks concerning projects to boost productivity and performance. In effect, it gives them the ability to work on future goals and note details concerning the tasks at hand.
6 – Surveys
An essential component of CakeHR is its ability to obtain feedback from employees. Surveys give your employees a means of communicating with those higher up the rungs of the corporate ladder. They can be anonymous, letting them express their opinions without hesitation. Further, it can be filled on any device, smoothening the process, allowing you to gauge the performance and satisfaction of your firm’s workforce. Besides, these surveys encourage spontaneous communication with superiors and subordinates. Feedback forms let employees get responses from team members, be it praise or constructive criticism. It gives your organization the means of contacting your employees directly from the CakeHR app itself.
7 – Shift Scheduling
Handling shifts for your employees is no more an ordeal that demands a great deal of time and planning. CakeHR organizes shifts for you by letting you create and edit them. Notifications are automatically sent to employees to intimate them of said changes. A neat schedule planner interface enables you to edit schedules with ease. Besides, sort through departments and groups of employees based on location, area, task, or other metrics. You also can add dedicated shift managers for each shift/location. Employees are now offered an incredible amount of freedom. They can set their availability time so that work is balanced somewhat to maximize satisfaction and performance. Then, control permissions with the help of access groups.
8 – Timesheets
Timesheets are a handy tool that lets you keep tabs on the time an employee spends on a task for a specific period. This information helps calculate salaries. From laborious paperwork to annoying punchcards, things haven’t changed a whole lot. But digital timesheet monitoring software changes the game. First, a clean and easy-to-use UI lets anyone adjust hours worked and submit timesheets to superior employees. This task can be done every week or once a month. These timesheets themselves can be combined into a report that can alleviate the pains of the payroll department, regardless of whether they work externally or in-house.
Timesheets are automatically updated based on the availability of your employees. This feature lets you reorganize your projects accordingly. Your organization also can set up which of your employees have the power to approve timesheets. This delegation enables you to offload work to those working in upper management.
9 – Expenses
Once a tedious and tiring task, all it takes with CakeHR is an image of a receipt. Be it the approval of business purchases or reimbursements for procuring items for the organization, spending is now easily tracked and documented. The suite automates the process of converting receipts into expense entries that can be grouped and submitted. This feature is a godsend because every step, from scanning receipts to payment, is now handled by CakeHR. The mobile app is all that is required for an employee to submit their expenses to the expense manager.
10 – Recruitment
CakeHR offers a comprehensive toolset that makes recruiting a new workforce more straightforward and more effective. With features like automated tracking, mobile-focused accessible data, on-demand applicant tracking, and advanced analytics, recruitment is no more a hassle. Tight integration with other CakeHR modules ensures that newcomers will quickly adapt to the work environment and its workflows. The pipeline tool lets you finetune every stage of the hiring process. A simple drag-and-drop builder enables you to shape the pipeline in the way you see fit. In effect, this lets you get a bird’s eye view of the applicants and the entire process.
A unique landing page is a surefire way to attract top-notch talent to your organization. Additionally, it lets you focus on particular campaigns to promote specific job openings. Customized scorecards let you make better hiring decisions and comply with legal regulations. Measure each applicant based on the attributes that the role demands with ease. Metrics such as time to fill, activity, etc. can help you make informed hiring decisions. Keep tabs on these metrics with the help of insightful reports, filled with visual aids and actionable information.
11 – Reporting
Reports are a powerful way of obtaining actionable insights from employee information, allowing you to interpret data to determine trends and conclusions by comparing historical data to the present. This analysis lets you predict future requirements and behaviors well in advance, allowing you to make the right decisions to reach your goals. The HR dashboard gives you a big-picture view of your workforce’s productivity levels, with metrics such as employee time and attendance, absence levels, and changes or fluctuations. With these insights, you can gain a better understanding of those working at acceptable competence levels and how you can help those who are slacking off. Charts that can visualize turnover and employee headcounts can help make critical decisions concerning salaries or layoffs.