Human resources software, also referred to as human resource information system (HRIS) or human capital management (HCM) software, is designed to streamline and automate human resources (HR) department functions —the management of an organisation’s employees and related data — via a central database.
HR software traditionally includes some or all functionality pertaining to:
- Talent management (including employee recruitment, onboarding, development, and file management and retention efforts, and
- Learning/training management.
How HR management solutions benefit from an enterprise information platform
An enterprise information platform with HR support optimises HR management by:
- Ensuring the security of personnel files and data
- Supporting organisational and legal compliance efforts
- Automating the processes of acquiring and monitoring policy and procedure compliance records
- Alerting HR to expirations and other significant document lifecycle events
- Eliminating paper processing
- Enabling HR to rapidly respond to employee requests
- Allowing HR personnel to focus on high-value initiatives like employee retention and professional development
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