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Significance of HR Software / HRMS in Organizations

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Team sumHR
April 24, 2011

We, being humans, have a limit to which we can do things efficiently. After all we just have two hands! If we try biting more than what we can chew, it becomes difficult to manage things and be productive. Our productivity and quality of work will decrease which in turn will yield low results.


Case in point is human resource management. Any HR-related function—be it payroll or executive hiring—there is always a need to bring in automation. There comes a point where it becomes extremely difficult to manage processes due to voluminous data, which is especially true for hiring. In some cases, you can get hold of an executive placement agency but there too software would be needed for efficient co-ordination with the executive search firm.

Automation can only be brought in by using Human Resources Software. So, if you’re thinking “If my company needs HRMS?”, allow us to help you. Here is a list of a few questions which you can ask yourself to know if you need HR software. If you answer “yes” to any of these Qs, it is time you get a Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in place to automate your HR processes:

- Tracking leaves is tedious.
- Making appraisal reports give you nightmares.
- Is still used to store employee data?
- A lot of time is spent preparing track sheets.
- Employees complain of errors in payroll.
- Organizing strategic workforce analytics is almost impossible.

Once you have decided you need HR software, the other question that pops up is, "which HRMS should I use?". It is important to weigh the needs of your organization along with the benefits human resource software provides you with. It isn’t a good idea to buy something which is high on features if you would not be using all of them (especially if you are a small organization). These days many SaaS-based solutions for HR management are available too. You can select only the features that are relevant for your organization.

All in all, to ensure better efficiency software for managing and tracking human resources activity is a must for any organization, whether it’s a huge multinational or a startup.

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