Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Perks of Recruitment Management Software

Software has been fundamental in reducing burden of managing data at larger scale. Especially when it comes to educational institutions recruitment management system for colleges are key resource to unburden the pressure of speedy recruitment's that does not hamper student’s academic year. One of the most important question asked by HR professional is, how does it work and what are we getting investing in it? The answer is certainly seen in positive light as it is cost effective, work efficient and fast paced.

The system reduces administration fuss and lowers the cost of operations, time and averts loss due to absence of adequate staff. It is also catalyst to ensure timely recruitment, data management, helpful in reaching out to the deserving candidates in the shortest possible time. The software allows managing cumulative database of the employees while lowering cost of recruitment.

One of the most pivotal function of recruitment management system for universities and which is elementary in driving home success of a successful HR management is to be able to reduce the time taken in evaluating an alumni portal, arranging an interview, conducting it and finally negotiating the job before hiring the candidate. The entire process is not only streamlined but also managed in a unified system. The requisition is entirely automated, candidates are screened and ranked automatically, saving a lot of time in choosing application based on basic criteria required for the job.

How is the software cost effective?

HR management software is based on the model of paying for what you are exactly using with no additional surcharges. The cost of installation and updating it are main cost incurred on using it. With the help of recruitment software, especially in colleges, the candidates are timely informed of the vacancies and updating the staff about the in-house process and on-going improvements which is accessible to one and all through a centralized login id and password. Thus, it overall enhances the workforce quality.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Few Tips to Make Engaging Training Films

Training videos has been the most effective means to traverse information based on the ethics of creativity and unsurpassed innovation. They have been one of the most unique ways to capture and keep a hold of your viewer’s attention. Companies specializing in offering training film service for universities, corporates are vying to be as creating and engaging as they can in their approach. This is the key to design effective training video. Here are the few tips that one should keep in mind to ensure that they are not committing common faux pas in the process.

The formula of success here is simple. The more engaging videos you make, the more you interact with the audience, the more are the chances of you communicating your message effectively. Firstly, make efforts to slow down the presenters eyes. While watching, and listening to one sided means f communication, people tend to fail to connect with the video if it does not invite interaction from them. Make sure the video does not fail to lure your audience into constant engagement.

Secondly, make use of a medium shot to film. Using a kind of shot that keep the focus on the audience is advantageous. Being too-close may be counter-productive and being too long range in filming shots may increase the chances of fixing the viewer’s eye.

Next, keep switching amidst the shots to break the monotony of the video. Companies offering training film service for colleges make sure, university shots, campus shots are there in the frame to lure target audience in roping their prospective clients. Training videos must have multiple shot alignments in order to make sure that the audience is not jaded with the boredom of one set of shots. Be it a campus training video for placement or any other, it is important to understand that as a viewer your mind tend to wander, change of scene, graphic bring back the viewer’s attention. Follow these simple to-dos and your audience will never fail to get the message you intend to communicate with training videos.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Upkeep and Upgradation of Websites in Academia

With the advent of internet, for the fraternity of students and also the parents and guardians, the websites have literally become the portals of academic institutions. Be they schools, colleges or universities, almost every bit of information right from admission to the ultimate results is dispensed through these websites unlike in the past when one had to run from pillar to post for the same. Simultaneously, the institutions too have benefited since all the interaction with the students is online with no more of crowding at windows or counters in a school or a college.

While the websites of these institutions are launched with much fanfare, there is also the need for their proper preventive maintenance. This periodical facility known as annual maintenance contract (AMC) is mostly extended by the designer and developer of the website. Incidentally, the Delhi NCR based website designer-developer Sterco Digitex through its downstream wing Sterco Education has been a reputed expert provider of web related solutions to educational institutions across the country. It also undertakes website AMC service for colleges including numerous universities and schools.

Website design in the segment of academic arena has several specialised features such as -
  • Courses, Admissions, Examination Dates and Results
  • Education Management
  • Packaged Applications
  • Distance Learning Management
  • HR and Recruitment Management
  • Alumni Portal
  • Placements Portal
  • Events like Convocations and Guest Lectures

Often, the very designs of these web portals and their contents based on assorted factors have to be amended or updated, particularly when a new course is introduced or there is a change in the prevailing semesters. On such occasions, website redesign services for colleges resolve the need of the hour. Every minute detail of the existing website and also the proposed changes or additions are thoroughly reviewed before giving the portal a new and better shape. In this revamping exercise, the prime focus will be to make the website more user-friendly in terms of information and navigation.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Reasons to use Payroll Management System

With a constant advancement in the education sector and setting of more and more institution each year, it has become tremendously difficult to manage all the university related tasks simultaneously. Universities and college are not only expected to take care of the inflow of the admissions, maintain yearly course curriculum but also manage the payrolls of mammoth staff employed.

In order to simplify the payroll process, there is plenty of payroll management system software or PMS that enables universities and colleges to speedup the work and minimizes administrative work. Payroll management system for university is designed to reduce the administrative cost of payroll and enhance human resource information processing. This, in other words means that PMS is able to automatically and accurately calculate pay for all the employees and at the same time monitor their performance, manage legal documentations, personal information and even leaves pending and used. 

Here are some of the reasons why PMS is best for Universities and Colleges:-
1) Dynamic in nature – PMS can be customized as per the needs of a college or university. Dynamically different departments can be added or removed. Also, the institutions can maintain records of all types of employees.
2) Accurate and Speedy payrolls can be generated – PMS accurately generates pay slips of all employees along with the detailed summary of their monthly salary.
3) Easily manage payroll with changing financial scenarios – PMS software enable easy changes in the payroll calculations depending upon the change occurring the company.
4) Leave management system – This helps in effectively managing an employee’s leaves. With this unique software is to very easy to calculate leaves encashment and leave carrying forward to next month/employment period.
5) HR Management system – It helps in effectively managing HR activities. HR management system for colleges can help them in monitoring the performance of the employees, manage necessary office documents such as letters, experience letter etc., and generate various reports including payroll, leave management and more.

To conclude, using PMS helps express administrative activities and at the same time save time, money and efforts.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Website Development in Education and Mobile Apps

Digital communication is the vital medium of every activity in the present era, better known as the space age. This also includes educational institutions right from a playschool at the kindergarten stage to the apex research level leading to doctorate scrolls. Be it the prospectus to share details about various courses and admissions, information about the curriculum and faculties or allied facilities like hostels etc. every aspect is projected digitally. In other words, it is the website that conveys across the message of the academia to the masses.

Thus the need for the responsive web design services by these institutions. However, only a professional group that has expertise in designing and executing a website with the aid of integrated ICT (information and communication technology) can meet the demand. It is an extensive field that calls for versatile approach. On this score, just a handful of companies are capable of rendering an all-inclusive package.

Among such companies is the educational wing of Sterco Digitex, an IT company based in India’s NCR (national capital region) of Delhi. It has branched out into the academic field to offer the following range of services:
  • Analysis for need-based architecture
  • Website Design with all enablers like SEO and SMO including Development
  • Hoisting the website and periodical maintenance
  • Utilisation and updating of High-end Multimedia tools including packages on Flash
  • Slots for corporate presentations including films
  • Customised Instructional and Training Films
  • Identifying and developing exclusive applications in digital academics
  • Concepts to evolve IT-based Distance Learning
  • Software to facilitate integrated management of the college or university
  • Alumni and Placement Portals

Since a good number of these institutions are either privately owned or sponsored, the objectives also include long-term better returns on investment. This could be addressed in right earnest with IT applications.

Digital technology has found wide range of applications in other fields like mobile phones and allied apps systems. This has opened up new avenues for mobile website design services based on technology that calls for high calibre.

Several Indian companies have proved their mettle in conceptualizing and executing these services.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Benefits of the University Management Software

An Introduction

Every enterprise— big corporate houses, universities, need a central software to manage the large database effectively. In the age where technology is taking precedence to simplify our lives, the management of University’s Database has been a goal easily achieved. Raging from HR management system for colleges to placement portal, there is no short of responsibilities for the companies offering university management software.
Following are the utility benefits that are provided by the software in colleges:

Library Management

The store-house of information and center stage of knowledge, Library and its effective management is of pivotal importance for an education institution. The software must take care of:
  • Entries of existing books
  • Unique identification of each book
  • Managing the return and issue of books through bar codes
  • Reminder for subscription expiry and renewals
  • Offering quick search by title, genre, author, keywords, publisher or year of publication
  • Bar code based issue and return function supported by Bar Code if Required
  • To update general catalogue details
Employee Management

The customized software helps addressing several employee-related issues chronologically, from managing employing record to their salaries direction, through payroll management system for colleges provided by customized software. Some of them are listed below:
  • Unique Identification of every employee
  • An ID to Record daily transactions and managerial inputs
  • Designation allocation and probation/permanent status update
  • Application management of new entrants and employee details/documents etc.
  • Salary process and customizable deductions like PF/IT/PT
Hostel Management
The software is a ready-database of important information pertaining to hostel helping the hostel staff to be updated with the significant happenings in and around the campus.
  • Building Information
  • Student’s Detail
  • Student In & Out Attendance
  • Bill collection, maintenance and generation of hostel mess and others
  • Maintenance charges & repair record
  • Daily expenses of hostel management
  • Visitor’s record and track record
A full-fledged system is needed to manage the human resource of any institution. The biggest asset for any college is undoubtedly its human resource. From teachers, administration, marketers to students all the valuable assets and hence, need to managed effectively and University management system has it all.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

The Two Rules for Doing Corporate Video Production

Corporate videos are a type of audio-visual aids, showcasing an organization’s core. Such videos are resourceful as well as impactful, thereby, making them an ideal marketing tool. A corporate video is a part of branding communication strategy and has profound effect upon target audience. The production of corporate video, however, is not at all simple. Listed below are a couple of tips that help in creating the best-in-class corporate videos.

Define and refine your audience first

Marketing is the process of positioning as well as communicating a business’ unique value.  It is quite a possibility that your product or service will not appeal all and sundry. Therefore, it is essential that you craft the message (showing business’ unique value) as per the needs of target audience. A visual marketing message has the best impact on target audiences. And the best way to show target audience a well-crafted, visual marketing message is via corporate videos.  The in-depth knowledge of making a corporate video is held by only a leading instructional and training films services company. Thus, it is wise to sign up for such type of services and solutions rendered by corporate video production companies.

Try to make an emotional connection

Our conscious mind always tells us to take rational decision. The subconscious mind, however, does the opposite. It is surprising to note that each and every purchase decision is likely to be taken by our subconscious mind. And, to date, the best way to have an emotional connect with the target audiences is to show them a video message that they can remember. The best visual marketing message is the one that people can relate to. A corporate video presentation should always target to build an emotional connect with the target audiences. 

The two above-named factors help make a corporate video a powerful marketing tool. Thus, resultantly, every business is making a bee line to sign up for reliable corporate video production services.