Posted in HR Automation

5 Steps to Improve Your Employee Onboarding Process

How you onboard new hires can mean the difference between a productive, engaged workforce and (time and again) going through the costly and frustrating process of high employee turnover.

You probably already have an onboarding process in place. 

But is it setting new hires up for success in their roles? Or is your workflow getting bogged down by manual processes?

In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at how you can improve the onboarding process and get new hires to work more quickly and without the agonizing paperwork. 

We’ll also show you how to automate with employee onboarding software like frevvo.

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Posted in Procurement Automation

6 Best Practices for Purchase Order Management

Purchase orders play a key role in ensuring you have the goods and services you need to run and grow your business. 

And you likely already have a process in place to complete, send, and get them signed. 

But, while relying on a manual purchase order process may have worked when your business was just starting out, as you scale it becomes more time-consuming and frustrating for everyone involved. It hampers your ability to get work done.

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Posted in frevvo Updates

The Best Kissflow Alternative

On the surface Kissflow Process seems similar to frevvo’s low-code workflow automation software. They’re both designed to automate everyday, repetitive tasks and include forms, routing, access control, and dynamic behavior.

Need a simple vacation request workflow, for example? Both frevvo and Kissflow can handle that.

But as soon as things get even slightly more complicated, Kissflow struggles to deliver.

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Posted in Procurement Automation

How to Manage the 7 Most Common Procurement Risks

In life or in business, risk-taking has benefits and may even be an essential ingredient of success. 

Quite the opposite when it comes to procurement – the last thing you want is risk. 

A smoothly-functioning procurement process means standardized, reliable relationships with vendors, your team, and your customers.

Ultimately, by understanding and managing procurement risks, you can streamline procurement procedures to manage and reduce them.

In this article we’ll give you a breakdown of the leading procurement risks and how you can manage them effectively.

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Posted in Workflow Automation

7 Workflow Optimization Tactics to Supercharge Your Whole Business

It’s 2020. We should be done with the days of paper trails, overflowing filing cabinets, and endless forms. But many organizations are still manually processing employee data, purchase orders, and other routine paperwork.

By recognizing and eliminating manual processes and bottlenecks in your business’ workflows, you can start focusing on the things that matter.

Want to kick your workflows into overdrive and slash the inefficiencies from your system? This article will walk you through seven workflow optimization tactics for streamlining your business processes.

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Posted in Procurement Automation

5 Procurement Best Practices to Streamline Purchasing

Do you need to streamline procurement in your organization? Are you wondering what best practices would help you improve purchasing processes further?

Well, I can only imagine the weight on your shoulders. 

Your company needs to source goods and services to deliver what’s been promised to customers. Organizing it all – not to mention, doing it faster and faster while continually reducing costs – rests entirely with you.

And that’s not the only pressure you’re under. Even the shortest supply chain delay might bring the entire production to a halt. 

But I can show you how to avoid those disruptions.

After reading this guide, you’ll understand the most common challenges and bottlenecks in your procurement processes. You’ll also learn what best practices in procurement to implement to eliminate those bottlenecks once and for all. 

So, to begin, let’s look at what goes wrong in a typical procurement process.

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Posted in Workflow Automation

Top 10 Office Automation Projects to Tackle This Week

In every office, regardless of industry, there are plenty of processes that can be streamlined or automated entirely to reduce the administrative burden on employees and make their jobs easier. 

For most employees, it’s difficult to remember exactly which steps and rules to follow for each of these processes, especially if they don’t form part of their day-to-day role. 

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Posted in Workflow Automation

How to Calculate the ROI of Workflow Automation

Like most big business decisions, implementing business process automation (BPA) involves taking a lot of moving parts into consideration. 

In addition to the capital investment required, integrating BPA means changing the way your organization operates, learning how to use new software, and training staff to follow new procedures. 

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Posted in Procurement Automation

Automated Purchase Order Tracking in 3 Steps

Purchase orders (POs) play a vital role in every organization, whether it’s a university ordering library books, a company procuring raw materials for manufacturing, or an agency purchasing services from a vendor. 

POs are also one of the most admin-heavy business processes. They’re prone to errors, bottlenecks, lost paperwork, unnecessary back and forth, and maverick purchases. 

This can lead to incorrect goods or service delivery, delayed orders, overspending, and even outright fraud, if Purchase Order tracking systems are not in place.

According to The Hackett Group, most organizations can reduce their operational costs by as much as 45% by implementing digital procurement tools for smart data capture and workflow automation.

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Posted in HR Automation

How HR Technology Improves Your Recruitment Process

By 2030, the global talent shortage is expected to amount to 85 million people – or some $8.5 trillion in lost annual revenue

It’s no surprise recruitment has become so competitive. 

Meanwhile, 40% of the workforce in the U.S. changes jobs annually. Which makes it even more difficult for companies to attract and retain top talent.

It’s also becoming increasingly clear companies need to address bias and privilege in recruitment practices if they want to promote diversity, inclusivity, and equality in the workplace. 

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