HR data gathered in one place
“Our employee data was previously on different systems in different countries,” says Björn Lorentzon, HR Advisor at Lindex. “It was going to be a tricky business to gather all the data together so we wanted to find a system that was more convenient for reporting and more up to date.” Another consideration for Lindex was that the system needed to be able to work in multiple languages and thus generate and manage contracts for the various territories where the company operates.
The flexibility and user-friendliness made Sympa HR an obvious choice for Lindex. “When we compared different vendors’ HR solutions, it was important how easily and how quickly you could do small changes in the system in Sympa HR,” says Lorentzon. “If you find a typo or if you want to add a small field for instance, that is something that you do yourself in the system and that’s really useful for us.”
Many advantages of Sympa HR
Lindex found that the process of rolling out Sympa HR also highlighted other improvements that they could make. As Lorentzon explains; “one big advantage of having an HR master database is that when you gather information from all your other systems you find things in those systems that aren’t as good as you’d like.”
“For example we have found some aspects of time reporting that we could make better use of. Another realisation was that we can print fewer physical documents. Also, we now print less physical documents and store them in the cloud, in Sympa HR instead.”