We provide easy tools so that HR teams and employees can say yes to focusing on what matters: making HR more human.
A HR Management System from Advanced allows you to better support your employees’ needs - both now and in the future.
Our HR software, Advanced HR, requires one single sign on and gives HR teams and employees quick and simple access to all HR functionality, whether that be booking annual leave, logging sickness, logging a personal development plan or booking training. Say yes to HR being pioneers, not task robots.
We understand and solve your key issues with HR Cloud based software
We create HR systems which are designed to solve our customers key challenges.
- Rigid and outdated technology
Outdated HR systems don't offer the flexibility and scalability to enhance the employee experience and lighten the burden of HR teams. More and more businesses are now looking at their HR systems as tools to help them reach their true potential. What could you achieve if your technology wasn't a barrier? Say Yes to having the technology you actually need.
- No access to mobile and remote systems
With employees spending more time working from home and out of the office, you don't have the technology to support the changes in working patterns and structure. What if your teams could define a working pattern that suits them and had access to the tools they needed to take charge of their own schedules? Say yes to empowering your employees.
- HR staff are overwhelmed with admin
You have limited or no self-service capabilities within your existing solution, and HR teams spend the majority of time fielding repetitive questions from employees. What if your HR system allowed your people access to the information they need, whilst also freeing your HR teams to achieve the full scope of their role, instead of just serving as task robots? Say yes doing away with numbing admin.
- You have a large and diverse workforce
Employee expectations are changing and priorities continue to vary across different departments. Your current solutions aren't robust enough to handle the complex demands of a large and diverse workforce. What if you didn't have to worry about traditional barriers such as gender pay gaps or disparities in diverse hiring holding you back? Say Yes to being able to meet diverse employee expectations.
- Can't easily access and report on employee data
Your current system doesn't offer insight into employee sentiment, flight risks or internal mobility. What if your HR team had access to a simple dashboard with everything they needed in order to drive forward conversations around employee engagement and wellbeing? Say Yes to having the information you need, when you need it.
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FEATURES & BENEFITS
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Say yes to supercharging your HR function's productivity by working the way you want to.
MyWorkplace is a centralised work space that unifies access and user experience across multiple solutions, and vastly improves personalisation across your teams. MyWorkplace enables your HR team to transform your people's experience to make real change, because one size doesn't fit all.
Personalise the way you work with your own, customisable desks
The Desks functionality in the platform enables users to build their own personalised way to experience and interact with HR functionality.
Personalise as many Desks as you want to, labelled by time, theme or priority for what you require.
Edit your Desks with the applets and functionality which is important to you, around the clock.
Stay close to dashboards that matter to you, for example, diversity and inclusivity reports.
Quickly get to heart of the functionality you need with feature Applets
Applets are powerful functionality areas within the system, which can reside on Desks. Applets enable you to quickly and easily action tasks and dive into the system without the need to navigate the software.
Quickly dive into the functionality needed for your role by having this in an easy access area on your personalised Desk
Applets available for all roles – from employee, to manager, HR admin and Chief People Officer
Save time and increase productivity by having the functionality you need at your fingertips
Use Task Manager to easily plan and prioritise your day
Task Manager is just one element of the MyWorkplace platform and streamlines the approval process by bringing all your tasks from Advanced HR (and any other Cloud solution or partner application) into one place.
With a combined list of activities from all connected applications, you're clear on priority actions.
Enables quick approval of holiday, absence, sickness and more directly from your Task Manager.
Stay on top of your to-do list without having to dive into specific solutions, making your day simple and efficient.
Take a closer look at the employee management functionality that sits within Advanced HR.
Employee management sits at the heart of Advanced HR, and we believe it should be the number one priority for your organisation. Without an effective people management strategy, how do you expect to transform your people experience for the better? Say Yes to transforming your people experience.
Salary, compensation and benefits
Empower your people with complete visibility of their salary, financial compensation and the benefits available to them.
Salary, compensation and benefits
Employees are able to plan for the future using salary and compensation figures as well as available benefits.
Financial transparency forms part of your employee value proposition serving as an element of talent acquisition and management.
Track turnover and stability
Always have your finger on the pulse of your people's needs. Get insights into turnover in specific teams and departments to help you predict why and when employee churn may occur, before it happens.
Enables you to plan for potential high points of churn, allowing you to allocate recruitment or retention resources in advance.
Taking a deeper dive into individual teams turnover can highlight managerial or hierarchical issues.
A single version of the truth
All records that include appraisals, absences and more can be stored in Advanced HR, which becomes the single source for HR teams and managers.
Single source for information
Appraisals can be viewed in one place, making it easier for employees to see progress and track development.
Hold information on new employees and those that are leaving without having to worry about physical documents.
Self-service of information takes away the pressure from HR teams who too often find themselves losing valuable time.
Take a closer look at the training management functionality that sits within Advanced HR.
Invest in your people through integrated training management, enabling employees say yes to having access to courses and modules that will enhance their development and skills and support them in their journey within your organisation.
eLearning and courses
Direct access to eLearning and courses helps employees take charge of their own learning and development at a time that suits them.
Online courses can be completed either during work hours or outside of working hours, whichever fits the needs of your people.
Developing your employees through eLearning and training will drive forward engagement and ultimately, reduce churn levels.
Course planning is made easy with venue and room availability built in.
Skills and competency tracking
Track employees' skills and competencies within Cloud HR, allowing HR, managers and staff to see exactly what they need in order to progress or change roles.
Knowing what skills you have in your organisation can give you the edge you need against competitors.
A well embedded programme of learning and development can help you be seen as a more attractive place to work.
Take a closer look at the applicant management functionality that sits within Advanced HR.
Ensure a seamless and accurate applicant journey. We help you Say Yes to holding and tracking relevant applicant information, storing documents and managing new starters all on a single, easy to use platform.
Stored records & documents
Storing your documents in one place makes it easy for HR and Talent teams to manage applicant volumes and details for a particular role.
Help to attract top talent by having easy access to each individual applicant record.
Reduce the cost of retraining new talent and get the right people in the right positions first time.
Keep applicant records on hand for future roles, whether you work with CVs or not.
Seamlessly make an offer to an applicant directly from Advanced HR with contract and associated information attached.
Streamlined offer process
Ensure you provide a professional recruitment experience to all of your applicants by using one single application.
Track the status of each applicant's journey and their position in the process.
Improve your organisations environmental footprint by eliminating paper contracts.
Dashboards & Reporting
Take a closer look at the dashboards & reporting functionality that sits within our HR system; Advanced HR.
Our dashboards and reporting functionality delivers new ways of understanding your workforce, talent and prospective talent pools - empowering your HR teams to Say Yes to making data-driven decisions.
Diversity and inclusion
Filter reports to view age, gender, ethnicity and more detailed employee analysis to delve deeper into your organisation's DEI initiatives.
Diversity and inclusion initiatives
To be a desirable organisation is to be diverse and open about your workforce values.
Unlock more innovation with a diverse workforce and succeed in new markets.
A wider range of viewpoints brings more experience to decision making resulting in better performance.
Our optional dashboards are flexible to your reporting needs, enabling HR teams to get a clear view of accurate information at a glance.
Set up your own daily reports and attach them to your Desk for easy access.
HR teams can split their focus between departments by using reports tailored to them.
Reduce data input
HR experts didn't take up a career in HR to manually input data into employee reports, they became a HR professional to make a difference and transform their people's experience.
Less manual processes
More time to focus on driving performance and analysing reports to contribute to important decisions.
Never more than a click away from getting the oversight and vital information you need.
Accuracy of data is maximised through automation and less manual input which removes the chance of human error.
We get a better understanding of you and your business to drive your Onboarding experience towards success with our HR software
We build a plan of action for your journey to Go-live with due dates and owners.
We provide the action plan to get you ready to adopt Advanced HR, our cutting edge HR software.
Congratulations, you’re live! This is where our Customer Success program really kicks in to provide you with more value and make sure you are maximising your chances of reaching your goals with your HR system.
- How will Advanced HR software benefit my business?
Our HR system, Advanced HR, takes care of the entire employee lifecycle from recruitment to retirement. Through a combination of core HR functionality, instant online access and an all-inclusive reporting suite, Advanced HR delivers unrivalled maintenance of your organisation’s full employee lifecycle. Advanced HR is designed to be flexible to the needs of your people, empowering employees to self-serve and access the system anytime, anywhere. Advanced HR reduces the administrative burden on HR teams, so you can focus on investing valuable time into activity that is going to enhance the employee experience and increase retention.
- Who will benefit most from HR software?
Advanced HR software is beneficial to everyone in the business. It means HR teams can invest more time in activity which is going to improve employee satisfaction and make your business a better place to work. Employees will also benefit from being able to self-serve information, such as easily booking annual leave or looking up policies, allowing them to get on with their main activities.
- What key features should I look for in HR management software?
Solid HR software must be able to look after the entire employee lifecycle. This includes features that support all elements of employee management such as absence management, appraisals, starters and leavers, self-service and workflow, salary and benefits. Ideally, HR software should also have integrated training management, applicant management, reporting and payroll to enable HR teams to have all elements of people management in one place.
- How can I improve the productivity of my HR team?
Managing sickness and absence, appraisals, training, recruitment and starters and leavers can become really complex when information is either paper-based, kept in spreadsheets or on disparate systems. Providing one central system for both HR teams and employees to record information is critical to removing admin headaches and increasing productivity.
- How do I calculate ROI from an HR system?
You can calculate your return on investment (ROI) in an HR system in many ways. The first is from the increased time savings and efficiencies in your HR team. How many minutes and hours are being saved by automating tasks and having less admin to do? Over time, this makes a huge difference to the capacity of an HR function. You can also measure ROI in employees retained as a result of having an HR team more focused on their people. The cost of recruitment and churn of employees is extremely high - being able to retain engaged employees is a huge cost saver for businesses.
- How much does HR software cost?
At Advanced, we work on a per employee per month (PEPM) Software as a Service (SaaS) price model. This makes the cost of Advanced HR easier to manage and means you can scale up as your business and workforce grows.
- What is the advantage of using Cloud-based HR software?
The events of the past few months have shown that Cloud-based software is now not a desire but an absolute ‘must have’ for HR teams. HR teams need to be able to report on employee trends and understand workforce data, and employees want to be able to self-serve with ease, wherever they may be. Using Cloud software simplifies processes and makes it quick and simple for all teams to access tools.
- How secure is my data in Cloud-based HR software?
Using Cloud-based software is actually much more secure than on premise solutions. Advanced HR is backed up in our Tier 3 data centres, meaning your data and system has one of the highest levels of security possible.
- Can Advanced HR software be implemented remotely?
Yes. The beauty of Advanced HR being a Cloud solution means we can implement it for your whole business remotely without setting foot in your office, removing health and safety headaches and allowing you to get up and running as quickly as possible.
- Does Advanced HR work on a tablet or mobile?
Yes. Advanced HR is a true Cloud solution and is available anywhere, anytime on any device. All you need is a connection to the internet and a browser.
- How does Advanced HR software optimise workflow processes?
Advanced HR streamlines processes for HR teams, making it easier for them to report on employee information across the board. Having one solution covering the whole employee management landscape means that information is collected in one place in a standardised way, so your teams have a clear view of trends.
- Is Advanced HR part of MyWorkplace?
Advanced HR is live on MyWorkplace and enables HR teams to create more space to focus on people, not the day-to-day distractions. One single sign-on gives both HR professionals and employees a central place for all HR-related activity.
- Is Advanced HR software customisable?
We understand that all organisations are different and structured in a variety of ways, so Advanced HR is flexible to your individual business needs. Unlike many other Cloud solutions, with Advanced HR you have the ability to customise the solution without any training, assistance or consultancy costs from Advanced. The system is easy to use and very flexible, and changes can be made by you quickly and easily.
Martin Eade is the Vice President of the Human Capital Management (HCM) division here at Advanced. We recently sat down with him to discuss how the field of HCM.