People First Connect

People First Connect

The enterprise remote workforce management platform to manage and engage your people

Work efficiently from anywhere – People First Connect, remote workforce management software

With over 67% of workers expecting to continue working remotely, People First Connect is a must for organisations with hybrid or remote working. Managing a remote and geographically spread workforce is challenging.  

Our remote workforce management platform means employees can clock in, communicate, and collaborate easily – whenever and wherever they are, and enables employees to have the right conversations at the right time, no matter where someone is located and regardless of the device they use. 

Your people can collaborate through ‘ad-hoc groups’ or ‘company-wide’ communities by sharing information and secure documents. People First Connect allows you to make real connections, regardless of your colleagues’ location. 

People First Connect can help you with:

  • Bringing your teams together with effective, regular communication 
  • Engaging with your teams
  • Working collaboratively by managing and tracking project time effectively
  • Managing your workforce today and ensuring you are prepared for the future

Introducing People First Connect

Knowing how to manage a remote workforce can be tricky. People First Connect ensures no one feels separated from the organisation. Using our remote employee communications software, you’ll keep everyone up to date with the latest company news and give employees a voice.  

Manage employee data

People First Connect is designed around a worker and their relationship to your business. Our remote employee engagement software visually displays team structures and makes for easy, dynamic reporting.  

Clock in

Know where your team are located, where they're working, and what they're working on. All of this information is easily accessible in People First Connect remote workforce management software, so you can track, manage and keep your employees safe.

Check in

Maintaining regular touch points with teams has become one of the challenges with a remote workforce working from multiple locations. People First Connect makes checking in simple. While video check-ins give you that extra element of care and visibility that you miss when remote.

Manage goals

Company and team goals can be seen across the organisation enabling easy team collaboration and clear alignment to your overall organisational priorities and objectives.

Recognise success

Keep your teams motivated. Employees can give and receive recognition publicly on People First. Recognise someone working to your company values or the pre-shipped values within the platform. It’s all part of our industry-leading employee engagement platform. 

Stay connected

Stay connected and collaborate across your organisation, whether in the field, at home or in the office. Access advice and guidance on engaging your remote workforce whenever you need it – managing work at home employees has never been easier.

Learn how People First Connect can help you to manage and motivate a remote workforce

Social recognitions

Company social network

The People First Connect social feed enables your company, departments, and teams to easily connect, collaborate and exchange information. Key company news is quickly and easily disseminated to the right audience ensuring everyone is kept up to date. Employees can add their own content to news feeds, groups and profiles and get instant feedback via likes and comments. 

From an organisational perspective, our remote employee communication software means news and announcements can be shared in one central and secure place, guaranteeing all employees are aligned and working towards the same shared goals. 

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Working together

It is becoming increasingly common for people to be motivated by purpose, rather than financial reward. 

The People First platform links your mission and values with goals at the organisational, team and individual level so people throughout the company structure can see how they link together.  

With this increased visibility, employees can see how their daily tasks play a role in the ongoing success of your business. 

Person on People First Connect Remote Workforce Management check-ins on laptop with coffee

Employee check-ins

In a world of constant change, the annual appraisal is no longer cutting it. 

That’s why we’ve introduced employee check-ins to People First.  

Our employee engagement software platform facilitates and captures regular conversations between managers and employees to discuss progress, tackle issues as they arise, and remove any barriers preventing employees from doing their best work.

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Weekly digest

To keep everyone in the loop, all employees receive a weekly digest straight to their email inbox.

This is a highlight of the week’s top stories and can include your choice of posts from relevant company news, information about upcoming events, and popular posts. This offers a great way of re-emphasising important business information.

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Remote workforce solutions FAQs

As home working rises exponentially, you may find thinking about how to manage and motivate a remote workforce causes a headache. By using a remote workforce and internal communications platform like People First Connect, you’ll have access to all the tools you need for an engaged workforce, right at your fingertips.  

Whether your priority is ensuring the wellbeing of employees and engagement, keeping track of clocking in and out or an easy way to keep employees in the loop – our remote HR comms software is there to remove the administrative burden and make life simple.  

Our industry-leading People First Connect platform makes managing your workforce easy, no matter where they are in the world. With our software platform, you’ll be left with more time to focus on what’s important – your people.

There are several ways People First Connect can facilitate remote or hybrid working: 

  • Improve communication with a company-wide newsfeed, allowing messages to travel up and down the organisation at the click of a button  

  • Boost collaboration through check-ins and communities  

  • Connect people and break down silos through profiles and social posts 

  • Project codes can be assigned when employees clock in, supporting organisations in understanding the key projects being worked on. This ensures the time people are spending on projects is managed and tracked effectively  

  • Calendar integration enables the organisation to know when colleagues are available 

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Yes. People First Connect is an employee engagement solution that can operate alongside existing HCM and payroll systems, including iTrent.  

You do not need to have the HR software People First implemented to benefit from People First Connect’s advanced employee engagement and remote workforce management features. These features can be purchased as a standalone module and used alongside your existing HR software. 

At MHR, we understand that every business is different. That’s why our remote employee engagement software is fully bespoke and tailored to your needs as a business.  

To learn more about how People First Connect could help you keep your culture alive and facilitate easy remote working, get in touch for a free, no obligation quote. One of our experts will be able to explain the different options and which would best suit your needs.  


We’ve been helping businesses manage evolving workforces for over 35 years. The newer, growing challenge of remote working is no easy task, which is why having experts like MHR on board is invaluable. 

Our industry-leading, cloud-based platform has been designed to revolutionise the way you manage your workforce – both remotely and in the office.  

To see why so many businesses trust MHR for hybrid working arrangements, attend a free demo or speak to our experts to find out how we could help your remote workforce thrive.