Hallmark Case Studies

Learn more about how companies and organisations have been using our software

PAMS - Personnel Administration Management System

Some comments from customers who use PAMS every day

Norbrook Laboratories
  • Organisation: Norbrook Laboratories
  • User: Since 2006
  • Software: PAMS & eRecruit

Hallmark Solutions has provided PAMS software for Norbrook Laboratories since January 2006. Since then Norbrook Laboratories Ltd has grown to be one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. With manufacturing facilities on four continents and Sales and Marketing offices in over 30 countries the company exports to more than 120 countries worldwide.

Norbrook Laboratories has a particularly large veterinary division and is the only company in the world licenced by the Food and Drug Administration of the United States to manufacture sterile injections for veterinary use outside the USA and import the same for sale in USA.

Balcas Timber
  • Organisation: Balcas Timber
  • User: Since 1999
  • Software: PAMS & eRecruit

Balcas Timber is one of Hallmark Solutions’ oldest clients with its Human Resources Department using PAMS since 1999. Following the addition of Hallmark’s eRecruit Balcas is now one of Britain’s and Ireland’s largest wood products suppliers with a turnover of £65 million, The Group now has 700 direct employees with an additional 300 people engaged in forest harvesting and haulage.

Furthermore Balcas’ implementation of Human Resource Software from Hallmark has improved the quality of its employee information, streamlined internal communication and reduced administration.

eRecruit

Some comments from customers who used eRecruit to find the right people.

Henderson Wholesale Limited
  • Organisation: Henderson Wholesale Limited
  • User: Since 2006
  • Software: eRecruit

The Henderson Group operate the franchises in N.Ireland for the SPAR, VIVO, EUROSPAR AND VIVOXTRA brands. As well as supplying food and convenience goods to more than 400 retailers, including almost 70 of our own stores, they are the country's leading supplier of food products to catering outlets.

In June 2006 Henderson Wholesale purchased eRecruit to function in conjunction with the existent PAMS. For over two years eRecruit has supported the recruitment process from vacancy creation through to applicant appointment. Its wide-ranging features ensure the recruitment process is conducted effectively.

CCMS
  • Organisation: CCMS
  • User: Since 2006
  • Software: PAMS & eRecruit

The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) is the advocate for the Catholic Maintained Schools sector in Northern Ireland. CCMS represents Trustees schools and Governors on issues such as raising and maintaining standards the school estate and teacher employment.

As the largest employer of teachers in Northern Ireland (8500 teachers) CCMS plays a central role in supporting teachers whether through its welfare service or, for example, in working parties such as the Teachers’ Salaries Negotiating Committee into Teacher Pay and Conditions of Service.

Since February 2006 eRecruit has been used to make the application process for CCMS jobs easier for both the applicant and the employer. The Human Resource Manager of CCMS states that the major advantages of eRecruit is that it allows candidates to complete their application form online. This reduces incomplete and inaccurate information and avoids difficult-to-read handwriting. Furthermore applicant data can be downloaded into a company’s Human Resource system.

ESS

Some comments from customers who use ESS to help run their HR function.

Fermanagh District Council
  • Organisation: Fermanagh District Council
  • User: Since 2002
  • Software: PAMS, ESS & eRecruit

Fermanagh District Council is one of the many Councils throughout Northern Ireland that use PAMS. This Council became a Hallmark Client in 2002 and has recently purchased eRecruit, providing applicants with the facility to apply online.

Fermanagh District Council is a unique local authority covering one entire county in Northern Ireland. County Fermanagh makes up 1/8 of the province’s land mass and the Council represents the largest local government district in geographical terms.

Helen Hall Chief Executive of Hallmark Solutions says

"Streamlining Fermanagh District Council's HR processes means that it can now organise training more quickly and simply for the whole workforce. The electronic process has freed up considerable time allowing the Council to meet both internal staff development targets and Central Government guidelines."

Special EU Programmes Body
  • Organisation: The Special EU Programmes Body
  • User: Since 2004
  • Software: PAMS/ESS & eRecruit

The Special EU Programmes Body is one of the six cross border Bodies set up under the “Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom establishing implementing bodies” signed on 8 March 1999 with the intention of building peace and reconciliation.

The Special EU Programmes Body has been using Hallmark Solutions eRecruit software since December 2004 to help recruit staff for a range of programmes including the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (PEACE II), worth over €707 million, and the €182 million INTERREG IIIA Programme.

Hallmark Solutions software has streamlined their recruitment process aiding the Special EU Programmes body’s three offices in Northern Ireland and the Border Region.

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