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Softworks Webinar "What Softworks Customers Love Most About Their Time & Attendance Solution"

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Webinar

In association with SHRM, Softworks will be presenting "What Softworks Customers Love Most About Their Time & Attendance Solution" on April 29th 5th at 2 p.m ET / 11 a.m. PT

Join Andrew Ferguson, Softworks CEO and Dave Schulz, National Account Manager for a live overview of Softworks most loved features, as voted by customers. In this session, you will get a behind the scenes glimpse of the coolest features and functions of Softworks leading Time & Attendance solution. The speakers will lift the hood on the product and share with you the key features and functions that customers say they just "can’t live without"! 

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Topics: Time & Attendance, Webinar / Online Presentation event

We are Hiring!

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Careers at softworks

Softworks was built upon the principal that great people are the power behind great businesses. And in that vein, we believe that the key element to our success and strength to date is our outstanding team of employees. We are committed to attracting, motivating, empowering and retaining a team of exceptionally dedicated, talented employees, who have strong work ethics, are results oriented, who believe in and support our core values and who reflect the diverse businesses in which we operate. We believe in equal opportunities and this belief in our workforce has allowed us to become industry leaders in workforce management as to be the best; we have to hire some of the best in the business.

At Softworks, everyone from new recruits to experienced managers enjoy a challenging workplace along with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

We have the current roles available:

 

Topics: Jobs

Webinar OnDemand: Automated Labour Scheduling/eRostering

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Fri, Mar 7, 2014
Webinar

Automated Labour Scheduling/eRostering

In this 45 minute webinar we will examine Labour Scheduling and the different options and stages of automation. From intuitive user driven systems, where the user inputs the schedule based on their knowledge, experience and the needs of the business to more "intelligent" based solutions where "the system" effectively builds and optimises the schedule, based on the inputs, drivers, demands, planned and historical data.

Futhermore we will look at current trends towards Employee Self Service options and the key benefits of automated scheduling including; reduced absenteeism & overtime, managing employees costs relative to revenue and employee empowerment.

Watch OnDemand

Topics: Webinar / Online Presentation event, Labour Scheduling, Rostering

Demo: What Softworks Customers Love most about their Time & Attendance Solution

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Mon, Mar 3, 2014

Softworks DemoIn association with HR.com, Softworks will be presenting "What Softworks Customers Love most about their Time & Attendance Solution" on March 6th at 11.00 - 12.00 PM ET

Employee time is one of your organizations most valuable and costly resources. Knowledge of employee time results in faster decision making, improved labor scheduling, labor law compliance, and better labor cost management, making your organization more productive, competitive and profitable. Softworks understands this area better than anyone, because we have been assisting world class organisations with these challenges for over 20 years. We strive to make a positive difference to the working lives of our users, their organization & employees and we focus our energies on staying in tune with customer needs and pro-actively addressing them. We would now like to share with you what our customers say “they just love” about our solutions! We invite you to join Andrew Ferguson, Softworks CEO and Dave Schulz, National Account Manager for a live 60 minute demo on Softworks most loved features as voted by customers

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If you are already a member of HR.com, please be sure you LOGIN to register for the webcast.  If you are not a member of HR.com, you will need to sign up for a FREE HR.com membership http://www.hr.com/en/memberships/,  this will only take you a moment to fill in the required information. Once you have confirmation of your membership, you will be able to register for this complimentary webcast

Topics: Webinar / Online Presentation event, Labour Scheduling

Webinar: Time Vs. Money - What makes today's employees tick?

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Fri, Feb 28, 2014
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In association with HR.com, Softworks will be presenting "Time Vs. Money - What makes today's employees tick?" on March 5th at 12.00 - 1.00 PM ET
Does your organization offer flexible working options? Have you ever wondered what value employees place on flexible working? Do you know if leading businesses are using it to attract and retain key employees? To help answer these and other questions, HR.Com on behalf of Softworks surveyed professionals from around the globe. In this webinar we will share these findings with you. We will reveal the value employees place on their time vs money and why many employees would actually prefer flexible working options to a pay increase. Furthermore we will look at the flexible working value proposition for both employee and employer and how flexible working options are assisting organizations attract and retain top talent. We will also look at how flexible working is enabling organizations to maximize efficiency and productivity. Finally we will examine the pros and cons of introducing flexible working based on our 20 years’ experience in this area, so that you can make an informed decision on whether or not it’s viable for your organization. 

Register Today

If you are already a member of HR.com, please be sure you LOGIN to register for the webcast.  If you are not a member of HR.com, you will need to sign up for a FREE HR.com membership http://www.hr.com/en/memberships/,  this will only take you a moment to fill in the required information. Once you have confirmation of your membership, you will be able to register for this complimentary webcast

Topics: Webinar / Online Presentation event, Flexible Working

Softworks attending the National Health Summit in Croke Park, Dublin

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

National Health Summit 2014Softworks will be attending the National Health Summit on Wednesday 19th February in Croke Park, Dublin. The National Health Summit is established as one of Ireland's most important annual healthcare management summits and in 2014 will celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Health Care Conference

The event brings together all the major stakeholders in the Health Care Section to discuss and debate the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Softworks CEO – Andrew Ferguson will also be involved in the Panel Discussion on the topic “Transforming our hospitals: Just more cuts or can our hospitals achieve radical service transformation & deep cultural reform?” which is sure to be an excellent event.

Please click here for more information on this event or if your attending, we’ll be on hand to answer any of your questions plus we’ll have goodies to give away. Effective workforce management has never been more critical to the healthcare sector in Ireland. Softworks Time & Attendance, eRostering and Absence Management solutions provide a completely automated healthcare workforce environment with proactive, event driven actionable alerts and full reporting facilities as standard.

Healthcare Summit

Topics: Conferences, Workforce Solutions, Healthcare

Webinar: All you need to know about automated Labor Scheduling

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

WebinarIn association with HR.com, Softworks will be presenting "All you need to know about automated Labor Scheduling" on Tuesday 25th February 11.00 - 12.00 PM ET

In this webcast we will examine Labor Scheduling and the different options and stages of automation. From intuitive user driven systems, where the user inputs the schedule based on their knowledge, experience and the needs of the business to more "intelligent" based solutions where "the system" effectively builds and optimizes the schedule, based on the inputs, drivers, demands, planned and historical data. Furthermore, we will look at the current trend towards Employee Self Service (ESS) options, that are empowering employees by giving them greater control over their working day. Finally, we will examine the many benefits of automated labor scheduling including; accurately scheduling and optimizing the number of staff "on" when the business needs them most, reduced absenteeism & overtime payments, managing employees numbers and costs relative to revenue and empowering employees to have greater control over their scheduling and organization of their work.

Register Today

If you are already a member of HR.com, please be sure you LOGIN to register for the webcast.  If you are not a member of HR.com, you will need to sign up for a FREE HR.com membership http://www.hr.com/en/memberships/,  this will only take you a moment to fill in the required information. Once you have confirmation of your membership, you will be able to register for this complimentary webcast

Topics: Webinar / Online Presentation event

Softworks Attending CHASE 2014

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Feb 11, 2014

CHASE 2014Softworks are delighted to be attending CHASE 2014 on 11th - 12th February. CHASE is now in its twenty-second successful year and is the leading event in the non-profit market place for suppliers of goods, services and advice to meet with the key players in the charities and associations event.

We'll be located at stand 10 so be sure to drop by if you are attending this event and we'll be happy to answer any of your questions plus as usual, will have lots of goodies to give away!


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Meet Softworks at HRPA Annual Conference in Toronto!

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Jan 21, 2014

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Softworks are delighted to be attending the annual HRPA Annual Conference & Trade Show which is taking place 22th - 24th January in Toronto. The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is Canada’s HR thought leader with more than 20,000 members in 28 chapters across Ontario. The Annual Conference aims to explores HR's role in fostering innovation.

We'll be located at booth 802 so be sure to drop by if you are attending this event and we'll be happy to answer any of your questions plus as usual, will have lots of goodies to give away!

Topics: Conferences

We are hiring - Senior Software Engineer

Posted by Triona Cahalane on Tue, Jan 14, 2014

Softworks Vision 2

The Senior Software Engineer will be an integral part of the core workforce management solutions product development team based in our Bray headquarters and reporting to the Head of Software Development. You will be involved in creating the exciting next generation of enterprise level and cloud hosted workforce management systems including time & attendance, absence management and labour scheduling.

Role Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Development of new features, modules and products in the area of Workforce
  • Management
  • Stress Testing and Performance Tuning
  • Troubleshooting, Debugging and Resolving technical issues.
  • Utilise best practices and design patterns to write clean, efficient and elegant code
  • Ownership of sections of the core codebase.
  • Communicating clearly and effectively with internal teams.
  • Assisting with the design and architecture of the core products.
  • Mentoring and assisting other members of the development team.
  • Other Ad Hoc duties.

Suitable Candidate:

  • A Degree in Computer Science from a recognised 3rd
  • At least 5 years industry experience as a professional developer.
  • A strong knowledge of DELPHI but with exposure to Microsoft .NET C#
  • Strong knowledge and experience of MS SQL including database design, performance optimisation and T-SQL language.
  • Experience of Microsoft development infrastructure including .Net , IIS
  • Working knowledge and experience of XML and XML Web Services (SOAP)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Web Technologies including HTML, CSS , JavaScript , AJAX , JSON.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an AGILE methodology would be an advantage.

For more information or to apply please contact: hr@softworks-workforce.com

Note: At this time we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies.

Topics: Jobs