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Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowcharts are the best for visually representation the business processes and the flow of a custom-order process through various departments within an organization. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts solution offers the full set of predesigned basic flowchart symbols which are gathered at two libraries: Flowchart and Flowcharts Rapid Draw. Among them are: process, terminator, decision, data, document, display, manual loop, and many other specific symbols. The meaning for each symbol offered by ConceptDraw gives the presentation about their proposed use in professional Flowcharts for business and technical processes, software algorithms, well-developed structures of web sites, Workflow diagrams, Process flow diagram and correlation in developing on-line instructional projects or business process system. Use of ready flow chart symbols in diagrams is incredibly useful - you need simply drag desired from the libraries to your document and arrange them in required order. There are a few serious alternatives to Visio for Mac, one of them is ConceptDraw PRO. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities. Read more

Business Process Flowchart Symbols

Business process modeling is known in the corporate world as an excellent tool which can speak. Business process flowcharts, diagrams and maps are used to define the business processes in terms of inputs and outputs, to visually represent and effectively explain complex business processes of an enterprise, and also showcase decisions on a single piece of paper. The process of business process mapping supposes the use of special business process flowchart symbols predefined by Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and taking their roots from the data processing diagrams and programming flow charts. In other words the BPMN standard notation is a common language used for business process design and implementation, that guarantees a clarity of designed Business Process Flowcharts for all business analysts, technical developers and business managers. The ability to create professionally-looking Business Process flowcharts, maps and diagrams, is provided by powerful ConceptDraw PRO software and the Business Process Mapping solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Workflow Diagram Software

ConceptDraw PRO is workflow diagram software enhanced by numerous extentions from ConceptDraw Solution Park. It inludes many professional workflow diagrams, examples and ready to use workflow diagram and workflow symbols. Workflow symbol collections include symbols for Processes, Planning, Scheduling, Flow Control, In-Transit Process Visibility. The best workflow diagram software you may find is ConceptDraw PRO. ConceptDraw PRO is world-known diagramming software that works for both Windows and Mac OS X platforms. The software contains complete set of features allows to draw diagrams faster. ConceptDraw PRO extended with the Workflow Diagram solution provides additional libraries, templates and samples for drawing professional workflow diagrams. Read more

Functional Organizational Structure

A functional organizational structure is a structure that consists of activities such as coordination, supervision and task allocation. You want to draw a functional organizational structure and look for the helpful software for this? Pay attention for the ConceptDraw PRO software! Extended with Organizational Charts Solution from the Management Area, it is ideal for functional organizational structure development. Read more
The vector stencils library "HR steps" contains 32 workflow step symbols.
Use it to design your HR flowcharts, workflow diagrams and process charts by the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
"Workflow is the movement of information or material from one activity or worksite to another. Workflow includes the procedures, people and tools involved in each step of a business process. A single workflow may either be sequential, with each step contingent upon completion of the previous one, or parallel, with multiple steps occurring simultaneously. Multiple combinations of single workflows may be connected to achieve a resulting overall process." [Business process. Wikipedia]
The shapes example "Design elements - HR steps" is included in the HR Flowcharts solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Workflow step symbols
Workflow step symbols, video conference, time evaluation, synchronization, sync, stop, shipping, select staff, secure payment, run, refuse, receive, question, problem, presentation, phone interview, pay, meeting, manual filling, log in, login, learning, job search, job offer, job analysis, interview, job interview, hand over,  fork over, render, turn in, fork out, fork up, deliver, grievance procedures, commit, commitment, checkout, checkbox, attention, appraisal, analyze, agree, accept,
This HR infographics example was designed on the base of flowchart "Hiring Process" from the website of the Idaho Division of Human Resources.
"... hiring process flowchart outlining the steps to fill a vacant position." [dhr.idaho.gov/hiringprocess.html]
"What is a hiring list and what are they for?
A hiring list consists of applicants who completed and passed the examination for a vacant classified position.
The applicants are ranked on the hiring list in order from highest to lowest score." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Hiring%20List%20Guidance.pdf]
"Announcements.
Announcing a vacant position benefits the agency by allowing a wide array of applicants the opportunity to compete for job openings, resulting in a more qualified employee. The State Merit System requires all appointments, promotions and separations in the classified service to be based on competence, valid job requirements, and individual performance." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Announcement.pdf]
"Conducting A Lawful Employment Interview.
Interviewing prospective employees is one of the most important activities employers do. The employer’s objective of an interview is to determine whether an applicant is suitable for an available position. The interview provides the employer an opportunity to obtain in-depth information about a job applicant’s skills, work history, and employment background for this purpose." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Conducting%20a%20Lawful%20Employment%20Interview.pdf]
"Reference Checks.
References should be checked after a successful interview with a candidate, but before you offer them the position. If after interviewing there are several candidates that are qualified for the position, reference checks are also a way to further distinguish who might best fit within your agency." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Reference%20Checks.pdf]
"Making the job offer.
Before offering the position to your selected candidate, be sure to speak with your HR and fiscal staff. They may have some suggestions for negotiating the starting salary, etc.
Job Offer Letter.
... A job offer letter should be given to the newly hired employee after you have verbally negotiated the terms of employment. This letter confirms the conditions of employment the selected candidate has accepted and gives them information for their first day." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Making%20the%20job%20offer.pdf]
"E-verify.
To ensure compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order 2009-10, all
State Agencies are encouraged to participate in E-verify.
E-verify is an internet based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee’s Form I-9, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States.
The E-Verify system is operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration and its use is free of charge to employers." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/EVerify%20Statement.pdf]
"New Hire Paperwork.
There are several important forms for the new employee to fill out." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/New%20Hire%20Paperwork.pdf]
"Probationary Period.
All appointments and promotions into classified positions require a probationary period of 1,040 hours
except for peace officers who must serve 2,080 hours.
The probationary period is a working test period to evaluate the work performance of the employee and to determine their suitability for the position." [dhr.idaho.gov/PDF%20documents/Flowchart/Probationary%20Period%20for%20Hiring%20Process.pdf]
The HR infographics example "Hiring process workflow" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the HR Flowcharts solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
HR infographics
HR infographics, vacant post, vacancy, time efficiency, survey, stop, short arc arrow, right arrow, person specification, long arc arrow, learning, job offer, job analysis, interview, job interview, international division, down arrow, devices management, checklist, checkbox, announcer, profession icon, L shaped arrow,

How To Create a FlowChart using ConceptDraw

Have you ever needed a flowchart, but did not have the time or tools to build one? Rapid Draw allows you to build a professional flowchart quickly and easily. You have the ability to add your own shapes to Rapid Draw’s built in shape library. Read more

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The Business Process Mapping solution for ConceptDraw PRO is for users involved in process mapping and creating SIPOC diagrams. Read more
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Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols

Use the set of special professionally developed swim lane flowchart symbols - single, multiple, vertical and horizontal lanes from the Swimlanes and Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 libraries from the Business Process Diagram solution, the Swim Lanes library from the Business Process Mapping solution as the perfect basis for your Swim Lane Flowcharts of processes, algorithms and procedures. Read more

Organizational Structure

The organizational structure reflects the composition and hierarchy of company's divisions, determines the distribution of authorities and responsibilities within the organization, and facilitates the understanding by workers their responsibilities. It also defines the group of people making key decisions at the company. Visualization of organizational structure of any company, organization or institution is not an easy task, because sometimes the company may include several departments, each with more than thousand persons. For such large organizations often are created the Organizational charts for every department separately. There are many ways of organization's structuring, which determine its work. Often happens that organizational structure adapts to production process. ConceptDraw PRO extended with unique Organizational Charts solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful organizational structure software, which ideally suits for developing Organizational Charts of any type and any complexity. Read more

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This solution extends ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 or later with templates, fault tree analysis example, samples and a library of vector design elements for drawing FTA diagrams (or negative analytical trees), cause and effect diagrams and fault tree diagrams. Read more
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How to Create an Audit Flowchart Using ConceptDraw PRO

Audit flowcharts are often used in auditors activity. This is the most effective way of preparation and documentation of the audit process. Financial audit process has a clear structure, and therefore audit flowchart is often used to denote an audit process. This is the most effective way of preparation and documentation of the audit process. Flowcharts are often used in auditors activity. A flowchart may be created at any stage of an audit process as an aid in the determination and evaluation of a client's accounting system. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to create professional accounting flowchart quickly using the professional Audit Flowcharts solution. Read more
The vector stencils library "HR workflow" contains 60 HR workflow symbols.
Use this HR icon set to draw your HR flowcharts, workflow diagrams and process charts with the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The HR pictograms library "HR workflow" is included in the HR Flowcharts solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Applicant
Applicant, applicant, job applicant,
Award
Award, award,
Bank data
Bank data, bank data,
Blog
Blog, blog,
Business conference
Business conference, business conference,
Checklist
Checklist, checklist,
Compensation and benefits
Compensation and benefits, compensation and benefits, compensation, benefits,
Contract of employment
Contract of employment, contract of employment, employment contract,
Cost planning and reporting
Cost planning and reporting, cost planning and reporting, cost planning, reporting,
Credit plan
Credit plan, credit plan,
CV (resume, abstract)
CV (resume, abstract), CV, resume, abstract,
Disciplinary procedures
Disciplinary procedures, disciplinary procedures,
Employee man
Employee man, employee man, businessman,
Employee woman
Employee woman, employee woman, businesswoman,
Engage and retain
Engage and retain, engage and retain,
Family
Family, family,
Flexible spending account
Flexible spending account, flexible spending account, FSA, flexible spending arrangement,
Functions
Functions, functions,
Geolocation
Geolocation, geolocation,
Health plan
Health plan, health plan,
Hiring
Hiring, hiring, recruitment,
Human resource
Human resource, human resource,
Human resources
Human resources, human resources,
Illness
Illness, illness,
Insurance
Insurance, insurance,
Job descriptions
Job descriptions, job descriptions,
Job offer
Job offer, job offer,
Job pricing
Job pricing, job pricing,
Job search
Job search, job search,
Leave
Leave, leave, vacation, holiday,
Manager
Manager, manager,
Meeting
Meeting, meeting,
Negotiation
Negotiation, negotiation,
Onboarding
Onboarding, human resource, employee onboarding, organizational socialization,
Online application
Online application, online application, CV, resume, abstract,
Organizational assignment
Organizational assignment, organizational assignment,
Outsourcing
Outsourcing, outsourcing,
Overtime
Overtime, overtime work,
Payment
Payment, payment,
Pensioner
Pensioner, pensioner, old man,
Person specification
Person specification, person specification,
Personal data (badge icon)
Personal data (badge icon), personal data, badge icon,
Personal profile
Personal profile, personal profile,
Personnel / staff / employees
Personnel / staff / employees, personnel, staff, employees,
Position / occupation
Position / occupation, position, occupation,
Reception
Reception, reception,
Recruitment
Recruitment, recruitment, hiring,
Remuneration (payment, salary, wage)
Remuneration (payment, salary, wage), remuneration, payment, salary, wage,
Resume
Resume, resume,
Schedule
Schedule, schedule, calendar,
Social networks
Social networks, social networks,
Survey
Survey, survey,
Tax data
Tax data, tax data,
Team
Team, team, teamwork,
Time evaluation
Time evaluation, time evaluation,
Time sheet
Time sheet, time sheet, timesheet,
Time statement
Time statement, time statement, job descriptions,
Training
Training, training, learning,
Vacancy
Vacancy, vacancy, job vacancy,
Vacant post
Vacant post, vacant post, vacancy,

Onion Diagram Process Design

Onion diagram is a type of circular diagram that consists of the core circle representing the product/solution and concentric circles around it, which dependent on the core and look like the cross sections of onion. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software supplied with Stakeholder Onion Diagrams Solution from the Management Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is an ideal software for effective Onion diagram process design. Read more