HR ANALYTICS

Digi Introduces New Improved altHR, HR Starter Kit

Digi | June 15, 2021

DIGI Telecommunications Sdn Bhd has introduced a new and enhanced altHR super app and an HR starter kit to help small, medium and micro businesses shift to digital HR.

The newly updated app follows the telco’s introduction of the digital workforce management system last year, which aims to digitalize critical human resource (HR) procedures. Paperless leave and expense management, digital sales kits, contactless time tracking, and staff onboarding are all available through this app.

The new altHR app now includes payroll, rostering, performance management, and the ultimate HR starter kit for 2021. In addition, the company claims it is a guide to assist firms in cultivating digital-ready employees.

“The pandemic has accelerated the digitization of many enterprises. As a result, remote working has become the currently normal, and may even be the next normal, as we go through multiple phases of movement control orders,” said Lee Kathryn, head of Digi-X.

HR, according to Lee, plays a critical role in this atmosphere, and digitizing its operations will help SMEs run more effectively while focusing on other issues brought on by the present economic situation.

She said that with the numerous modules available in altHR, businesses could use these various capabilities to keep their employees engaged, connected, and productive throughout this period. Lee stated that altHR would give onboarding assistance to firms as they move to use altHR.

The assistance includes the recommendation of best practice policies, training HR teams to use different modules, and training employees on altHR for day-to-day HR processes. According to Digi, the new altHR capabilities include a payroll function compatible with the tax authorities, Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN), and allows businesses to manage employee payroll with fine controls over calculations linked to pay, claims, and necessary deductions.

According to the company, altHR’s altHR’sng allows managers to set up shift hours and allocate the roster to individual employees or give them a choice to choose their preferred slots. Finally, altHR performance management allows managers and employees to measure, review, and enhance job performance through configurable surveys and appraisal cycles, according to the company. Meanwhile, the ideal HR starter kit for 2021 includes subjects like “Optimiz “ng the Workplace for the New Normal,” “Build” n “an Impactful Employee Onboarding Programme,” and “I” provi “g Employee Wellbeing and Productivity.”

Accor” ing to Digi, there is also a useful “HR Digi “alisation Readiness Checklist.” In addition, customers and interested companies can get the Starter Kit through the altHR website. Digi is expanding its altHR offering for businesses interested in digitizing their human resources. AltHR is free for the first 50 workers until September 30, 2021, with no set-up costs or contracts required.

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