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Author: Ann-Michelle Hammer

Never-ending holidays – why is my Indian colleague out of office?

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Different countries, different customs, different holidays – especially international companies know this issue. In order to guarantee smooth cooperation, it is important to know when colleagues abroad are free. Some serious and not so serious holidays at a glance and how digital helpers can support you to get an overview.

From Yom Kippur, Ramadan and World Beer Day

There are hundreds of different holidays around the world. In addition to numerous religious holidays, there are also numerous other official days on which work is not carried out. In Switzerland, the federal holiday is currently approaching on 1 August, while the German neighbours have “their” holiday on 3 October, the French on 14 July.… Continue

Off-boarding – The pillars of exit-management

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9 months ago I introduced myself to jacando and after the interview and trial day my journey started immediately. During and after my entry phase I could always rely on my colleagues and superiors. So I can report with pleasure of a successful on-boarding process. These experiences are also reflected in our blog contributions to a successful on-boarding process. Now after the end of my internship and shortly before the start of my studies, a good time at jacando AG is coming to an end and what would be better for this occasion than a contribution to the successful off-boarding process.… Continue

HR Analytics: Big Data and Digitalization in Talent Management


The era of HR Analytics has dawned. The corresponding functions provide a view into the future of a company and thus a human resources management under completely new circumstances. To what extent big data analytics are becoming ever more relevant – what is behind it and how can you make use of it not only in the search for candidates, but also in talent management and employee retention? Find out more about this in our article.

HR Analytics through the ages

Analyzing the current status – HR analysis tools have been able to do this for a long time. In recruiting, for example, they calculate the time to hire: the time that elapses from placing a job advertisement to the final occupation.… Continue

The Revolution of Travel-Management


Business travel is an important tool for many companies to maintain international contacts and generate business. But apart from the benefits of business travel, high costs can be incurred and a great deal of effort that can lead to stress. With an advanced travel expense management, costs can be kept low and administrative effort reduced to a minimum. But what does an effective travel expense management look like and how can both employees and the company plan their next business trip without feeling stressed? We have put together some tips for you:

 The cost drivers of business travel

Many different factors add to travel costs, such as flights, which are often the biggest cost drivers.… Continue

Data Protection – Which requirements are important for the Cloud?

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The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force on 25 May 2018. Particularly affected is the human resources sector, where the processing of the personal data protected by the new regulation is largely concerned. We have already written about this in our last post about Data Privacy. What must be considered when introducing a new software? Which requirements does the system have to fulfill?

When does the DSVGO apply?

The aim of the new European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is to standardize European data protection law. The law brings far-reaching changes, especially for HR. From May 25, 2018, the specifications are binding.… Continue

How time tracking works in the digital world

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The digitization of the working world is progressing at a rapid pace and thus there should be always new trends to make the job easier. The focus is now on intelligent work and new ways of working more efficiently and independently are constantly being sought. Especially as a result of globalization, location-independent work is becoming increasingly important. The time recording has therefore evolved and adapted to the needs. In the meantime, hardly any companies have opted for mobile time recording. But what benefits does digital time recording bring and how can the working world of the future be revolutionized by elements such as the clock-in clock-out function?… Continue