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September 1, 2017

Are you looking for an HRMS software in your organization? You’ll likely be surprised by features that today’s HRMS can offer. The best functions that most businesses expect from HRMS are there, along with many useful features that can automate your business processes and ease the way HR department and payroll team works. Although there are many functions of HRMS, we are listing down a few major functions that any good software can provide.

Payroll and Statutory

Payroll and compliance are major pain areas of any organization. Tedious paperwork and complex process make it extremely arduous to process payroll manually. Payroll is a crucial aspect and can be a tricky aspect to manage when done manually. A human resource management system with payroll functionality can track and manage all your data and ensure all the tax and statutory compliances are duly met.

Recruiting Analytics

HRMS has made the talent acquisition process almost effortless. With HRMS, HR members can devise methodologies and get the right sort of candidates in their organization. They can use social media intelligence, job portals, forums, professional network platforms and refine their recruitment workflow with this smart software.

Performance Management

Performance management is a bit tricky as it creates a direct impact on people. A good HRMS makes the whole review and performance tracking system feasible and fast. With clear goals and responsibilities defined for each employee, it becomes easy for managers to keep a track on progress and give ratings accordingly. This helps in avoiding any surprises and also paves a clear progress path for the employees thus raising employee satisfaction.  

Easy Clocking and Time Management

HRMS brings great perks alongside managing attendance and leaves. It helps to keep a close tab on working hours. This is instrumental for employees to mark attendance or raise any leave or request. To prevent misuse, you will get a respective user id and password where employees are free to manage their account without any hassle.

Expense Management

Expense Management enables the employer to define different expense policies. It also helps to define the types of expenses which can be claimed by a specific group or individual. Employees can enter their expenses through a HRMS and raise their expense request on the go. Payroll team will receive approved expenses and they will initiate the expense process. Therefore, an HRMS software takes care of all reimbursements and expenses incurred by any employee or organization. From travel bills to accommodation to issue of assets, everything is visible in a single click.


Self-Service is one of the key features which is the foundation of any good HRMS. HRMS works best by reducing the reliance on HR, payroll and finance team. It empowers employees to view all important information and announcements at a glance and enables them to raise any query or concern from the help desk. It saves a lot of time and efforts and at the same time helps employees to interact with key people in an interactive way.

Managing expenses, marking employees’ attendance from any location, time-management, simplifying the recruitment process, orientation, payroll integration are some of the pain points of an organization. However, as the technology advances we can resolve these issues by implementing the robust, scalable, fast and reliable HRMS just like HR-One.

Does Your HRMS Has These Major Functions ?


By HR-One Team
August 31, 2017

Employees are seeking a work environment that can give them a great work experience balancing both their personal aspirations and professional life. To meet this expectation, there are systems that can help attract, retain and motivate your employees. As we know, employees are our most valuable assets and to make them happy, it is crucial that HR teams be equipped with the best tools to perform to their best. To meet this requirement, an HRMS may be helpful to revolutionize a workplace. A well deployed HRMS renders higher speed of retrieval and processing of data. It also eliminates duplication of efforts leading to great workplace satisfaction.

Let us quickly find out what all benefits a HR system can provide to the most valuable assets of your company.

Safe, Secure and Accessible Database

Storing information in an HR system can greatly improve efficiency in recording and finding information. This can give substantial benefit for companies who are managing a large number of workforce. In addition to being able to store or retrieve information in seconds, data can be analyzed for strategic purpose whenever an employee or HR needs,

Continuous Track on Performances

Gone are the days when employees have to rely solely on their yearly appraisals. Now, employees are smarter and are looking for a great tool that can help them track their performance related information on a continual basis. This also helps reporting managers to easily access and update the information that can be used at the time of performance appraisals.

 Acts Like a Personal Administrator

You can use an HRMS software like a personal administrator where you can keep your personal information in a place. These may include name, marital status, spouse name, anniversary date, date of birth, and the date of joining. It also carries further details like educational background, name and address of next kin and other relevant details.

Leave Tracking Made Easy

Bid adieu to all confusions regarding leave histories as it will help you maintain and track the past leave history easily.    This will not only ease the work of management, but also provide great visibility to employees.  As an employee, you will be able to track how many leaves are pending and how many have left. Leave management is crucial in any organizations and it reduces the chances of complexity, malpractice or oversight in calculating salary for each employee.

Clear Vision on Company Policies

Employees will not have to pursue an HR candidate for each and every query as they have an access to all company policies. Further, they can easily dig out the relevant information with a simple click and find a list of public and restricted holidays. This saves time and efforts of both employers and employees!

Self-Service Apps

Employees are looking for apps that can help them save time and efforts of sending emails back and forth. A HRMS software works best by allowing an employee view and update their information seamlessly. Plus, it empowers an employee to communicate hassle-free with their peers, IT team, Admin team and HR professionals.

Adoption of such tools will become more critical as new generations start expecting more from their employers. So, switching to an HRMS System which can ease the task of the workforce from the top-bottom is worthwhile. Instead of investing in disparate automated systems, employers must evaluate a robust, secure and scalable software that can make a real difference in employee satisfaction.

Revolutionize Your Workplace: Evaluate an HRMS Software


By HR-One Team
August 30, 2017

A lot has been said and researched about implementing payroll management software in any organization to streamline the entire payroll process. Right from saving time, minimizing errors, boosting productivity and making the process more efficient and transparent are amongst the few benefits. We may believe the employers and management will surely recommend payroll management software, but the great news is that even employees can greatly benefit from it. As it has been truly said, technology doesn’t differentiate between people. So, here we proceed with how the employees can benefit from the implementation of payroll management software in your organization.

High Trust and Confidentiality 

Any information pertaining to payroll and other monetary related information is now easily accessible. Employees can easily access any records without any delay. Moreover, there is an extreme confidentiality in maintaining the records as only the immediate manager, concerned official, and concerned employee will have the authorization to view the details. There is no fear of people gauging at your personal payroll records. Further, there is no need to take special permission to view your record.

Available at All Times

This software gives a great flexibility to all those remote employees or who work in different shifts. This is extremely important to them as they can access their information anytime they feel like. Further, holidays, weekends or leaves do not affect your viewing the payroll details. Even, when you are on the move you can access any details. Thus   24 X 7 availability of any payroll information reduces the dependence on the payroll department.

Track Working Hours Efficiently

Everyone in your organization can track time on any device, wherever they go. A payroll management software makes it easy.  Keeping a manual tab can invite costly mistakes and errors. So, the best way to track employee hours is to start saving time and avoid costly errors by automatically calculating total hours worked. Further, if there is any discrepancy, it can be brought to the notice of the concerned official immediately so that there is no inaccuracy in the issued paycheck go.

Payroll Process Is Faster, Transparent and Simple

Gone are the days when an employee had to keep a constant touch with the payroll team in case of any confusion, discrepancy or error. With the payroll software in place, it has speed up the things. The process is faster, agile and remarkably simple. The employee can send and raise query anytime without the hassle of taking an appointment with the payroll team. This gives great flexibility to access the response when you want, irrespective of the location. There is a level of transparency too, which nurtures a strong sense of trust between the organization and the employees.

Keeping things transparent and enabling your employees to do certain things will go a long way in keeping their morale high and in turn can help in retaining talent and boosting productivity.. One area where this can be achieved is through the payroll management. Companies like HR-One can help you get more details about the same.

How Payroll Management Software Benefit Your Employees?


By HR-One Team
August 28, 2017

Rapid and striking changes in technology have affected business in ways than we can’t even analyze, from globalization to workforce flexibility to robotics to transformation in human resources. If HR wants to continue play a critical role as it does, it must embrace technology to its core. With upcoming trends and latest patterns, the human resource department is swiftly moving away from the manual and tedious tasks to embracing robotics, cognitive computing and Artificial Intelligence programs. This shift is enabling HR professionals to engage more closely with employees and adapt HRMS software in their day to day operations, which can lead to more meaningful interactions within an organization.

There are many benefits that can be enjoyed after implementing a HRMS into an organization, such as:

Enable a Transparent, Paperless and Faster Hiring Process

Right from hiring request to offer letter, HRMS software helps you keep a track of all open positions and closures with stage wise statistics. It also helps hiring managers create new requests and track the progress on their requisition. Meanwhile, recruitment team can keep a track of TAT, progress and status of vacancies. While, other HR members can easily source and upload resumes from internal and external referrals, portals or an existing database.

Centralized and Accurate Employee Data Management

With an agile and smart technology platform, it is easy to maintain and track all employee records from different locations and departments. The software also eases the workflows for leave, attendance, help desk, and various user requests and approvals based on organizational structure. Moreover, each employee can easily scan information that is relevant to them.

Manage and Maintain All Financial Records Right From Hire to FnF

HRMS works best to simplify and expedite paid day calculation while meeting all statutory compliances. It also helps to manage and maintain all financial records seamlessly. Further, the software acts smarter as it defines multiple salary structures as per pay policies and generate auto salary breakup based on assigned salary structure. So, now HR department can be rest-assured of error free statutory calculations.

Plays a Critical Role in Performance Cycle

The HR software plays a critical role in gauging the performance of employees as per the set parameters. The system is also agile and transparent that ensures all users have clarity on role, goals and progress. It works by providing unbiased ratings for review and appraisals as per the fixed cycle.

Indepth-Analysis of HR-Critical Metrics

HRMS is a clean, simple, fast, and interactive software that gives you an in-depth analysis of all your data. It’s easy to read charts and tables generate instant and accurate insights. Further, you can create custom, dynamic reports to analyze data. HR leaders can share and view reports on basis of their given access rights.

Improved Security

HRMS can also improve your business’ security by reducing paperwork and associated security risks. Security has become a concern or at least a consideration for many businesses. By using this smart and agile software, you can reduce the cases of breach and limit your risks to minimum.

With HR software’s combination of speed, agility, transparency, automation and effectiveness, it’s no surprise that companies are actively implementing HRMS software in their workplace. HRMS can handle numerous tasks including recruitment, workforce, payroll, helpdesk, attendance and leave info, personal information and more. Is your business ready for a new HRMS system? Let’s connect, we can help you on the journey of transforming your HR department.

HR People: Why HRMS Software is All That You Need


By HR-One Team
August 21, 2017

While most HR professionals would already be  informed of emerging trends such as artificial intelligence, robotics and cognitive computing in human resource, the advancement in technology means it’s critical to stay informed what’s trending and what are the new ways to manage an increasing dynamic workforce. To navigate the best way forward, it’s imperative to stay on top of the emerging trends in HR.

So, here are some of the trends that every HR manager should know.

People Analytics The Next Big Thing in HR

In recent years, there has been a striking shift in people analytics. The focus has been shifted from understanding employee performance to building a more relevant and effective HR strategy to utilizing the data for predictive modelling.  In every sense, the percentage of companies using predictive modeling has grown to double over a couple of years.

Digitization Has Enabled New-Age Recruiting

Digitization has made the talent acquisition process almost effortless. The use of the social media, job portals, professional network platforms are some of the methods that has eased down the way recruitment agencies or head-hunters work. With this smart technology, HR professionals are taking full advantage to refine their recruitment workflow and to bring in the best candidate.

Digital HR

Digital HR is the foundation for organisational change to achieve business outcomes and to make it future-ready. Thanks to the advanced technology, HR processes can be automated in a different way. Digital HR can improve employee performance, automate manual tasks, and manage the occasional crisis or conflicts.

Fostering a Work-Life Balance Culture

Technology is making things simpler by which we can provide flexibility to the employees. By creating the right-work life balance and giving the options of flexi time and time away from work are some of the benefits that HR personnel are offering it to the next-generation employees. The use of technology is helping HR in a big way to  build a positive ambiance, keep the workforce motivated, foster positive vibes and team bonding.

Employer Branding Through Social Media

Millennial and Generation Z job seekers are digitally savvy and never far from social media. In this context, HR personnel can make most out of social media to reach the right people and create an employer branding for their organization as one of the great places to work for. HR can use social platforms such as Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook to organize their branding activities and develop strategies for each platform.  So, if you want to build a strong talent pipeline and hire the best candidate among all, employer branding is non-negotiable.

The way we manage, converse, and organize ourselves is undergoing a seismic change. This new digital era is forcing us to rethink and reimagine HR from top to bottom. Interested to share some more new trends in HR with us, let’s connect.

Revealing Insights on Emerging Trends in HR


By HR-One Team
August 16, 2017

If you’re an HR Manager, there are chances you’ve heard about Artificial Intelligence in HR. It seems that everywhere we turn our heads on, we are learning more about AI. An ongoing debate is whether AI is here to replace HR at the workplace. AI is certainly one of the biggest of all technologies developed for HR till date, but AI is not here to replace humans but to empower them. Yes, rather than replacing the human resource with robots or automated programs, AI will simplify the way HR functions.

Let us explore how AI is becoming a game changer in human resources.

Reveal New Insights for Potential Candidates

By quickly sifting through the large blocks of information, AI tools can dive intelligently into social sites, career portals, knowledge sharing platforms, journals and other platforms to update information related to specific candidates. This information is often used for skill validation. With this information, employers can understand their work patterns, interests, level of engagement and what potential opportunities that candidates are looking forward in the future.

Work as HR Assistant and Streamline Employee Onboarding

AI tool works as virtual assistants in the employee onboarding process. It can help create new employee profiles seamlessly and educate new staff about organization policies, insurance, benefits, and values.  When you replace some of the mundane tasks of HR, they can focus more on what they are their best: nurturing, cultivating, retaining and working with talent.

Predict Probable Issues Before They Strike

AI won’t just enable HR in recruiting, it’ll help devise solutions for problems before they arise. For example, it will give you an insight how engaged are your employees by observing patterns in their activities. This can help in better management of human resource and more engaged work culture where employees feel valued and empowered.

Happier Workplace

The quicker an organization embrace AI, the easier it will be for them to scale and be ready for the digital era. Businesses who have employed AI-based technology in their HRMS software have seen striking results such as increase in employee productivity, happier workplace and employee retention.

Post Offer Acceptance

There’s usually a gray area exists where a candidate accepts a job offer. This high chance of uncertainty reaches it peak normally after two weeks from the date a candidate has given notice at his previous organization to the time they are expected to join your organization. AI could fill this gap by engaging and following up with the candidate to increase the acceptance ratio of your desired candidates.

Artificial intelligence can shift human tasks to more strategic tasks that matter. HR people will be able to do work more precisely in less time, have bigger-picture thinking and can free time for innovation and strategic HR tasks. The key thing is to remain flexible and open to embrace new technology.

Should your organization face ongoing challenges like dealing with new-generation of employees, employee onboarding, weeding out incompetent candidates, studying their social imprint, automating manual tasks and many more, we can help you on the journey of transforming your HR department.

How AI Helps HR Predict the Next Move and Make Intelligence Decisions?


By HR-One Team
August 11, 2017

Marking employees’ attendance from any location, time-management, payroll integration are some of the pain points of an organization. However, as the technology advances an organization can resolve these issues and keep better track of employees’ time and attendance. With Geo-attendance tracking, you can manage heaps of data better and derive useful insights from it.

Let’s give a quick glance as why you should include next-generation time and attendance software in your business.

Maintain Employee Records With Utmost Accuracy

With the help of Geo attendance software, employees are free to mark time and attendance from their working location at a preferred time. Using an intuitive and user-friendly dashboard, you can eliminate the manual efforts of keeping a close watch on the go.

Online Attendance Marking

Enable employees to access their information online or through their smartphones. This software allows employees to mark attendance, or raise any request using the browser, without any biometric devices or the need of some hardware based time-tracking devices. To prevent misuse, you will get a respective user id and password where employees are free to manage their account without any hassle.

Improve Overall Employee Experience

The Geo-attendance software brings great perks alongside managing attendance and leaves. It helps employees to keep a close tab on working hours (clock-in and clock-out feature). This  is instrumental for managers who can plan ahead and assign tasks accordingly.

Integrates With Any Hardware

Most Geo-attendance software are flexible and scalable and they can seamlessly work with any kind of hardware. To name a few, biometric devices,RFID, smart cards etc. The integration is smooth, zero risk and minimal business disruption. This integration can bring a great change in the way we perceive the attendance management process.

HR Can Focus on Strategic Tasks and Policies

With a user-friendly software, HR can now focus more on strategic policies where manual works get automated. The result is a smarter workplace where there are less chances of confusion, inconsistencies, high performance, and improved productivity.

With a robust system by your side, you are able to manage your workforce queries about their leaves and attendance. Geo-attendance software has simplified and eased the HR’s burden to an extent.  Organizations with the thought of implementing a Geo attendance system can give us a call for a demo of flexible, fast, scalable and enterprise-level Geo-attendance software.

Going Forward: Easy Clocking and Time Management with Geo-Attendance Software


By HR-One Team
August 10, 2017

For the new-age workplace money isn’t only the driver of job satisfaction. And in that spirit, many organizations have realized that employees value other things more than just the monetary benefits. There are various studies and statistics that indicate while salary remains the important drive to attract job candidates – it isn’t the only thing to keep an employee inspired. So, what keeps an employee engaged and happy?

And, as Dale Carnegie says “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing”. Here are some ideas to think about.

Flexibility for Balancing Work and Life

Technology is making things easier by which employees are available around the clock. As an employer, one should put the thinking hat and imagine what is the best thing that can be done to maintain a successful balance between personal and professional life. Flexibility at work is another key feature today’s employees consider over salary. It helps build a positive ambiance, energizes the workplace, keeps the workforce motivated, fosters positive vibes and team bonding.

Make Your Workplace Smart

Employees are intrinsically motivated to share their ideas, thoughts and collaborate freely when they have the platform where they can contribute and speak freely. The forum or an intranet communication platform. By using the right platform, you can improve communication, foster trust and productivity.

Enable Employees to Access Their Information Online

Employees are generally satisfied if they can extract information on need basis using the intuitive and secure self-service system.  Equip them with the software to diminish the manual efforts of keeping tabs on online attendance marking, employee self-service, payroll, or financial related queries. This in turn mitigates any confusion and improves engagement and experience with the organization. In addition to this, they seek the software where they can update their own personal details, apply leaves, manage leaves, track their assets, and is available 24/7 whenever they need it.

Recognize and Celebrate

It’s on the behavioural side that people want positive feedback, recognition they put forth in extra efforts, acknowledgment of great work.  Make them understand their inputs and efforts are valued. Prioritize employee recognition and you can ensure a positive and productive workplace. Recognition should not be confined to the team only, one should use a proper channel to help spread the word to peers and colleagues. People who feel appreciated are more positive about their organization and their ability to contribute. People with positive self-esteem are potentially your highly-motivated employees with greater efficiency and indeed best working professionals.

There is a consistent effort required to foster a culture of reward, engagement and recognition. However, the investment is worth it. Happier employees are more motivated and higher employee engagement is often linked with significant productivity gains along with employer branding. If you wish to foster a great culture in your organization too, you can pursue all the above steps and give us a call to give you a demo of our HRMS which will make your workplace smart.

How to Make Employees Feel Valued?


By HR-One Team
August 1, 2017

After a big bonanza of the 7th Pay Commission for government employees, another good news which is expected to benefit over 4 crore employees across India is catching the eyeballs. The Union Cabinet has approved the new Wage Code Bill which marks the major initiative of the Government in amalgamating four labour related laws. This move is being viewed as one of the bold steps taken by the Labour Ministry to set a minimum wage a statutory right for all employees.

At present, the minimum wages fixed by the center and states are applicable to workers getting up to Rs 18,000 pay monthly. The bill, which is likely to be introduced in Parliament during the ongoing monsoon session will conclude on August 11.

Also until now, the central government was the decision authority for fixing wages in their own sphere while states were primarily responsible for fixing their areas leading to non-uniformity. The lack of methodology to fix the wages of workers was adding to the complexity. This wage code bill might solve these problems to an extent.

Here are a few things the Code On Wages talks about:

The ministry has taken major steps by consolidating four labour laws such as — the Minimum Wages Act, 1948; the Payment of Wages Act, 1936; the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965; and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.

It aims at reducing disparity in minimum wages for all industries and workers irrespective of scheduled industries or establishments.

The bill seeks to empower even those employees getting a monthly pay of higher than Rs. 18,000 to a minimum wage.

The center will also revise the minimum wages periodically to ensure that the wages stay relevant with the time.

All states have to adhere to the minimum wage fixed by the center

The state government will have the power to provide higher minimum wage apart from the one fixed by the central government

The move will be popular among those unskilled workers who are not fairly paid and are in an urgent need of wage revision.

However, with set of benefits, there comes a challenge. The good news is that the Indian Government is in its full swing to bring about changes in labour law system in our country. But with this uniform and minimum wages across India, we can expect a more effective, transparent law system across all industries. However, initially all will not be smooth sailing. A policy change is sure to have some initial troubles. On one hand, this move will be a great step to higher productivity leading to the maximum satisfaction of both skilled and unskilled workers.

New Wage Code Bill To Benefit Over 4 Cr. Employees Across India


By HR-One Team
July 31, 2017

With upcoming technology trends and latest patterns, the Human Resource department is steadily moving away from merely managing database to embracing Artificial Intelligence programs. This shift is enabling HR professionals to engage with employees more freely and adapt career coaching and counseling, which can lead to more meaningful interactions within organizations.

There is still some doubts and confusions with regards to the adoption of technology. The main question that arises is ‘Is technology going to make HR less human?’

Well, HR is a profession where the HR experts are expected to be human when they are dealing with the workforce. However, it is not possible in large organizations and in this case technology has come as a life saver to rescue and enable the HR interacting with all employees on one-to-one basis via any mode, like emails or through chats.

Transformation of work culture

The outside world is getting transformed, while the world within the office premises is also following the same footsteps. For example, there was a time when Blackberry was in demand. Then came the iPhone, which changed the rules. This change enabled companies to encourage their employees to bring their own devices. Presently, something similar is happening when we talk about data. There are faster networks at home that are portable and personal.

Learn from customer experience

When it comes to employee engagement, it is very important to learn it from customer experience and think of ways where you can imbibe these experiences in your work culture, especially when it comes to employee engagement. HR personnel should start treating the employees as customers as they are ones with whom the HR executives interact quite frequently. There should be continuous onboarding programs, like it happens in organizations like Amazon. There should be a proper transfer of know-hows about the company to the new birdies as and when required.

Few companies are thinking of introducing chatbots that can help employees in getting the answer within seconds. For example, you ask the chatbot about the balance leave and the answer will immediately appear on the screen through the chatbot window. This means that employees do not have to leave their workstations to get the answer of similar questions.

Before bringing all these technological changes to either the existing platforms or building new ones, it is important to understand customers (in case of companies, they will be employees). And the technology with is built where employees are also engaged has to keep the following two pointers in mind.

Improve HR process efficiency

It is clear that once you acquire new technologies, it would enable meaningful conversations among the HR and employees. This can be easily achieved if there are optimized HR processes. In case of employee appraisal cycle which requires both the employee and the line manager to discuss about the progress over the last 365 days, but if there a possibility where the employee can directly fill in the progress details and puts it into software solution, then probably it will hardly take an hour for processing as well as generation a list of actionable points for the manager.

Introducing intelligent chatbots

It is important to understand how best one can use the chatbot. It is important that you can easily change the behavior that mostly happens if there is a change request in the business process. It is extremely intuitive, which doesn’t require any additional download.


Technology has not been introduced to replace the human touch but to help HR executives by ensuring them that they have ample amount of time and freedom to interact with employees in a more meaningful way via using these upcoming technologies.

Will technology make HR less human?


By HR-One Team
July 28, 2017

There are situations where HR professionals need to communicate some tough decisions to employees. Let us assume a situation where a lay off conversation is going on between an HR representative and an employee. The conversation was a hard one because the employee was asked to leave the organization. Cost rationalization was the major reason for this layoff. Hiring and firing are two common tasks in an IT industry but the major hit is how the HR fraternity member handles this situation.

While it is an unfortunate fact that such unpleasant communications are majorly led by HR people, but it is a part of their job. However, when such conversations take place, they should never forget that they are dealing with humans and not machines. It is important that these types of situations are dealt with utmost care, sensitivity, and empathy. HR people should always imagine themselves in the respective employee’s shoe and start the conversation because you never know what impact such decisions create in the lives of people.

So, what are the best ways of dealing in these types of situation? Let us have a look…

  • Make sure that you have checked all possible solutions before making such a big decision of asking somebody to leave the organization.
  • Try to work out a humane severance package. It doesn’t matter if it is beyond the notice clause mentioned in the appointment letter.
  • Ensure that there are provisions for all the benefits till last working day of employee. This includes medical insurance, transport facility, etc.
  • Organize a personal meeting to convey this unfortunate message to the employee. Be patient and calm at the time of handling this situation.
  • Try to offer personal help and support. It helps!
  • Make sure that you reassure employee about positive background checks throughout in future.
  • Do not become inhuman by escorting the employee to the exit door soon after the conversation. Provide sufficient time to the employee to go back to the workstation and collect all personal belonging.
  • And, try to be humane at every point.


It is a fact that organizations exist to generate revenues and not to operate for charity. However, when there is a lot of cost pressure, it is important for an organization to look at other alternatives before asking employees to leave. For example, cutting down operations cost, salary cuts, etc. If you are truthful leader, then people will understand the situation and would accept this decision. Asking someone to leave the organization on account of business reasons should be the last step.

HR professionals should be humane during layoffs


By HR-One Team
July 26, 2017

The bonding of Human Resources with technology has come a long way and is getting stronger as time passes. Firstly, it started off with standard customized installations based on individual requirements, and now to cloud computing, followed by evolution of Big Data.

Let us have a look at the emerging trends in HR technology and its adoption.

  • Moving towards Mobile: Now a days more and more people are using their mobile devices to perform activities instead of using a desktop device. The key reason is that mobiles are powerful, ready-at-hand devices that provide the ability to instantly consume and submit information. Laptops feel clunky! It has now become a standard expectation that information will be available at this speed and ease! Therefore, it is necessary for the HR departments to keep up with this trend.
  • Working in the cloud: The Cloud based solutions have revolutionized all businesses. Why? Because, suddenly the monstrous capital costs of infrastructure, software, etc. have gone away and businesses can adopt a “pay as per use” model! This means also means that specialized product companies can amortize the cost of their software solutions by reaching out to a wider gamut of customers and bring in steady revenue. HR products are no exception! As and when technology or feature upgrades are available, the HR solutions are immediately upgraded and available to the organizations for use.
  • Introduction of big data: With increased digital transactions in every business, there is a spurt in data that is available. Can this data be used to analyze and help in making well-informed business decisions? Of course! That’s what Big Data really solves! It can help HR departments sift through tons of data, slice and dice it, analyze and reveal trends that will aid in arriving at business decisions that will help shape the success of the organization.


The field of human resources is a key field aiding in defining as well as driving many businesses processes required within an organization. If HR technology can be implemented efficiently, then it will be easier in making all the HR related processes as seamless as possible. It will also help in optimizing the cost to the company. Therefore, it is important that companies start adopting the above-mentioned emerging trends that can help them move forward on a consistent basis.

3 Emerging Trends in HR Technology


By HR-One Team