The question is not about using HR software—that is a given. It is about which HR software to use that will take care of all functions in a seamless, well integrated and ease to use way for all stakeholders, which means the staff and management.
HR package you select for your organization would naturally be expected to include all administrative functions such as evaluation of personnel, recruitment process, ongoing appraisals, payroll management, database analytics and reporting along with interactive employee self service.
As an organization grows in size it is difficult to manually handle all these functions without expensive errors and delays that lead to inefficiencies, reduced productivity and staff dissatisfaction. With passage of time managing data becomes even more of a monumental task, something the HR solution takes care of in an easy and cost effective way.
HR solutions are vital for large organizations with hundreds of employees spread across several branches. Keeping track of each employee, finding his exact location and accessing total records as regards performance, remuneration, deductibles and expenses become easy when you have an automated IT solution for HR in place.
Implementing the right software for HR is important too. If you make the wrong choice, a kludgy or incomplete package would leave you stranded and unable to carry out all HR related functions. Consider all features, pros and cons before you select a package that grows with your needs. An intranet with HR is perhaps one of the finest combinations you should look at for all round satisfaction and performance.
Pick the right solution provider and you resolve one side of your operations that will reflect in better performance in all other departments because HR is the core.
Sonali Chowdhry is an IT expert with specialization in HR solutions for corporates and enterprises, with years of experience in consulting and streamlining HR departments.