6 Awesome Online Tools/Websites for HR Managers


Google Drive The World Wide Web changed the way business was carried out all over the world. Be it sourcing, researching, or even recruitment, everything became a tad easy and newer variables were added to the processes. However, with the information overload, it has become difficult, especially for individuals from non-technical backgrounds to differentiate what is good and what is not.

Fear not HR managers, sumHR is at our rescue! Below is a list of 6 online resources and websites that will not only make your HR management tasks easy but also offer you loads of tips, tricks, and knowledge:

Google Drive

Supplanting the erstwhile Google Docs, the Google Drive service offers a plethora of features, including a Web-based office suite that comprises a nifty word processor and spreadsheet software. You also get a free-of-charge cloud storage of 5 GB, which usually is more than enough for storing files and documents.


If you are not already using LinkedIn, then you should start using it. It is a must-use for all professionals and even more so if you are a HR person. In addition to recruiters, it is a boon for HR managers who can connect with their employees and use the Company Pages and Groups features to increase interaction.


Whatever industry you might be in, using images has become a common thing. However, good photo-editing software can be expensive. Of course, there are many other free alternatives available. But the best one is Pixlr, which is a browser-based photo-editing tool. Incorporating most features found in Adobe Photoshop, this tool makes image editing a cinch.


The internet is awash with news readers such as Google Reader and NewsGator, but most of them are clunky and dry. If you prefer simplistic, minimalist features, then try out Feedly, a news reader that enables you to read and share content in a simple yet elegant way. It is also available as an app on various mobile platforms such as Android, BlackBerry, and iOS.


Day in and day out, we use technology and software for doing various tasks. We also come across situations where we want to increase our productivity, basically do more in less time. Lifehacker is a weblog that posts daily articles on life hacks and technology. You can expect posts such as Five Best To-Do List Managers or Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Your Slow Technology. We are sure you would love the tips and tricks that will make your life a whole lot easier.


Last but not the least, we thought we will mention sumHR, an online HR management system that will enable you to get rid of the irritating spreadsheet-style HR management. Using sumHR, HRMS you have access to features such as employee data bank, leave management, enterprise social network, etc. In a nutshell, almost everything that an HR manager needs.

The above list—we are sure—will enable you to make your work easier and allow you to complete your tasks in a jiffy.

And yes, if you have any other online application or website that would make HRM easy, list it out in the comment section.

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