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March 20, 2018

Payroll teams spend most of their time manually updating all the payroll related tasks, which is the most time consuming, monotonous, and expensive process.

What if these teams get an opportunity to use a system that can perform all the payroll related activities anytime and anywhere? Not only this, the payroll system is scalable as well as user friendly.  A system that ensures managing the end-to-end spectrum of the payroll system with better control, flexibility, and accuracy. A good Human Resource Management System (HRMS) payroll system may help to revolutionize a workplace!

The payroll system often requires little input from the employer, such as employee salary information and some basic details. After this, it handles all calculations on its own and performs withholdings automatically. The best part is most of the HRMS payroll software are automatically updated based on tax law changes. It also notifies employers when to file different types of tax forms.

Selecting a payroll system

It is important that you choose a payroll system that suits best to your business needs. But what are the parameters that you should keep in mind while making a selection? An effective payroll system should have the following features.

  • A payroll system should not only record the number of hours the employees have worked, but must handle difficult operations, like taking care of  taxation rules etc.
  • There should be a feature of keeping detailed and correct records. Record-keeping helps in monitoring trends, like how much the overtime is being paid.
  • An automated payroll system helps in organizing other tasks, such as helping employees to independently download the payslip.

In today’s era where the technology ecosystem is growing at an exponential pace, it is a time for the HR department to embrace new systems and tools managing employee engagement and communication, workplace culture etc. No matter which services you choose, the features should be customized to suit your business needs. An effective payroll system should be able to offer advantages in terms of speed, time, cost, and accuracy.

An Integrated Payroll Solution can provide a seamless end-to-end experience

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By HR-One Team
November 2, 2017

Every company wants to maintain its competitive positioning by making sure its attrition rates, expense, and payroll costs are not too high while always looking for ways to increase workforce productivity and profits. Sometimes, that’s easier said than done. However, if your business has deployed a cloud-based business management software, the possibilities are limitless. Today’s workforce are highly-dynamic and different from yesteryear and leading companies know well that in order to keep growing sustainably they must modernize themselves and streamline HR, payroll, and operational processes. And, with the right cloud-based HRMS, companies can achieve a lot more.

Here are a few ways companies can remain nimble and boost workforce productivity and profits:

A Year-Availability (24/7 365 Days)

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, not having access to data whenever you need it, equals lost opportunity, decrease customer satisfaction and profits. The right cloud application is available no matter where your customer, finance, admin, payroll and HR managers are. Irrespective of their locations, they can gain access to data in real-time, respond to employee queries, vacation and other leave management requests.

Rapid Innovations

When it comes to an on-premises HRMS, any upgrade could be a major one—entailing significant time and expense. In contrast, the cloud HRMS offers huge reductions in deployment time and provides easy, instant access to updates and innovation. As a result, your business can achieve the maximum benefits much more quickly. On an average, cloud based HRMS solutions take little time to configure and adapt over time. So, if we compare on-premise to cloud-based HRMS, we can safely land to a cloud-based HRMS solution.

Reduced costs

While HR has traditionally trusted on IT team to maintain their on-premises HR systems, mature and robust cloud-based HR solutions are changing that perception. Cloud-based solutions are easy to configure and scale as the business demands. Further, there is a less reliance on employees to deploy, manage, and support them.

Compliance Ready

Compliance with confidentiality regulations is crucial for any organization. The most personal information an organization holds about its workforce is stored within the HR functions such as bank details, home addresses, salary slips, perhaps information about medical conditions. If any organization is storing this information on excel and spreadsheets it is quite vulnerable to be used inappropriately. A cloud-based HRMS like HR-One HRMS works by helping drive business outcomes by storing personal records in a secure manner and minimizing compliance risk. Further, you can depend on this powerful and a proven cloud platform that is robust,  high-performing, secure, scalable, and mobile — allowing you to adhere to organization’s compliance rules closely.

Change is a constant in today’s global marketplace. However, moving your core HR applications to the cloud is a major undertaking. Without strategic guidance and right partner, you may not be able to leverage the full potential of cloud based HRMS.

Top Four Reasons to Switch to a Cloud Based HRMS

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By HR-One Team
October 11, 2017

In times like these, where the world is changing at an unbelievable pace and organizations are changing the way they engage with the candidates, it becomes imperative to be observant and learned from the world around you. As we race towards the new era, now is a good time to introspect and check what we have yet to capitalize on. It won’t be far before 2018 sweeps in with its own list of emerging trends and technologies that we have decided to move it to the sidelines. Let’s view these events which brings with them some valuable learnings.

Embracing Change

The first one is simple to comprehend and is a no- brainer. If you aren’t adaptive you will not welcome change. The only way to stay ahead of your competition and business strategy is to go with the change. The digital world has permeated almost every aspect of our lives and we are living in truly amazing times as the pace of technology change continues to accelerate, bringing ever-faster impact to the ways in which we work, learn, engage, communicate and live. This may be not new to you as we have heard it often but this change is no longer just a technological change—it’s a cultural one. And something we can’t afford to ignore.

Integrate Digital Platforms in Alignment with Your Vision

Today’s digital platforms are the dominant innovation and collaboration channel.  Software such as HRMS and BI provide powerful capabilities and solutions for better collaboration, process automation, deeper data analytics, and operational excellence. So, choose the right platform that would help you attain the speed, scalability, security and growth required in digital transformation. Keep in mind that the core objective of transformation is to enable businesses to operate smarter, and in modern ways that benefit customers and the bottom line.

Bring the Right Experts on the Table

Pick your partners carefully. Digital transformation is a not a one-day project. Your business may need experts across the board which includes technical evangelists, enterprise architects, business analysts,  creative specialists and operational experts. Digital change will involve new forms of challenges,  thus look for a strategic partner who can drive your digital transformation initiatives. A partner who will guide you through the entire journey and help you make the informed decision about the right products and services.

Raise Digital Spending to Increase Gains

On an average, companies are currently spending, 12% of their current revenues on digital initiatives.  But, in our view, spending needs to rise even higher. In fact, spending is expected to increase to 16.5% by 2020. Deploying HRMS software to automate payroll, expense, travel, performance and HR processes could actually turn the economics of the back office. For example, how the Mankind Group used and deployed HR-One HRMS to outmaneuver the competition and streamline their operations and processes.

The message is clear: The cost, efficiency and revenue pay-off is much higher at organizations that embrace digitization. We believe it is imperative for industry players to not only reduce costs with digital but to also drive value from it. The greatest benefit of living in this era is that you have the power to use these emerging technologies and customize it as per your exact business demands to see your business going forward and scaling new heights. Willing to talk to us as how to converge in the digital era? Talk to us.

Ushering in a Digital Era

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By HR-One Team
September 13, 2017

The role of HR is undergoing a phenomenal change as things are becoming agile day by day. Technology is changing the way we work, communicate, perceive and above all how we live. Work-life balance has gained all new meaning. In an era where the talent has gone digital, Digital HR plays a key role in supporting when business is growing and going through a major transformation. According to recent reports published by firms businesses are gradually relying on advanced technology to improve employee experience, engage employees, make data-driven decisions, acquire, retain the best talent and streamline HR processes. This is a time for valiant decisions, new strategies and to introduce an advance technology for HR professionals.

Mature, Trusted and Robust

Thanks to the modern HRMS entering the space, you can get easy to use, feature-packed software that can ease down the way you do business. By bringing some amazing new technology and functionality to market, HRMS is a great tool for  learning and development, performance and talent management, new-age recruiting, online learning, leave management, employee engagement and employee communications. Further, with HRMS employees are more in control of their careers and professional life, which create measurable impact on various business matrices.

Automated processes

As with many business processes, a large part of HR function is data entry and reporting. Without an integrated ERP system, you probably have to struggle more to pull data from numerous sources which is time consuming. This is time that can best spent on more strategic and decision-making tasks.

An ERP once configured will be more accessible. This makes it easier to enter and pull data together into reports. Since large parts of daily tasks can be automated, you can get real-time data without any delay and undesired efforts.

Enhanced sharing of information and collaboration

HR is a central function of any business and HR people needs to collaborate and share information when necessary.  Without HRMS, this likely means you will have to dive deep into chunks of paper and compile it into a useable format. With an advanced HRMS,  data is stored in a central location, which means that data from different sources can be shared faster and effortlessly. This also ensures that the right data is shared, thus making it simpler for other teams to work and collaborate together.

Management gains a clearer picture 

It can be peculiarly challenging to gain a quick  picture of your employee resources, especially when it comes to identifying shortfalls ( e.g., employees who are constantly absent or late, etc.) and where improvements can be made. If you spot a candidate is consistently coming late, you can move quickly to address this.

Digital HR frees up HR managers’ time, enabling them to play a strategic role. With our HRMS Software, HR leaders can explore innovative ways to recruit high potential talent, engage and retain top talent, give best development opportunities and digitize their HR functions.

The New Digital World Of Work: Journey to Digital HR

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By HR-One Team
September 12, 2017

It goes without saying that people are key success of any organization. It is no surprise that any business which can attract the right competencies, manage work-life balance, utilize talent effectively is setting itself up for long-term success. HR departments are generating more data than ever before, but they are often struggling to turn their data into actionable insights. Here is a list of HR analytics every manager should know about:

Recruitment Analytics

Recruitment analytics is based on the competency acquisition analytics. This report mainly focuses on finding the desired competencies your organization requires. By quickly sifting through the large blocks of information, HRMS can dive intelligently to social media sites, job portals, forums, journals and other platforms to extract information related to specific candidates. With HRMS, employers can understand candidates work patterns, level of interests, track their engagement activities and what potential opportunities that candidates are looking forward in the future.

Employee Performance Analytics

Your business needs dedicated high-performing employees. Employee performance analytics can help greatly in assessing individual employee performance. The insights can reveal who is performing best and who may need additional support. HRMS HROne can help in innovative ways by collecting and analyzing performance closely.

Management Analytics

Analyze the various dimensions of the management team with management analytics. For example, poor leadership, whether of a business, division or team that is hampering productivity or obstructing the path of a business from realizing its potential.

Employee Attendance Analytics

This gives you a clear idea to measure how punctual your employees are. With HRMS, you can easily track and review the report of check-in and check-out. This way you can monitor the punctuality and keep a check on productivity and improve attendance at work.

Employee Churn Analytics

Hiring employees, training them and making them as your valuable assets demand concrete time and efforts. Employee churn analytics help to predict the future and help to reduce employee churn. It also analyze historical employee churn, staff advocacy score and the employee satisfaction index. The key here is to remember that a healthy level of churn can be desirable.

Embrace all the above-mentioned HR analytics techniques to improve your business operations, which will help you attain your business goals and simultaneously retain the talent!

The 5 HR Analytics Reports Every Manager Must Know About

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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?

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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

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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

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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.

Conclusion

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?

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By HR-One Team
July 14, 2017

How do you react to a system that can offer you the complete employee lifecycle starting from recruitment to exit management? Furthermore, this software solution is simple to use and secure cloud-based platform? It will be like an icing on the cake!

The cloud based HRMS software solutions helps HR personnel tracking who’s who, where they’re based, what they do, and how they do their assigned tasks. It means that all these tasks can be handled by a single software solution negating the need for separate spreadsheets for different operations taking place in the organization.

Areas where Cloud based HRMS software can help transform your business

  • It allows you to have a centralized location of all employee data via HR database, which is the considered as the hub for all other vital functionality.
  • Employees can extract information on need basis using the intuitive and secure self-service system. The best part is that it is available 24/7. In addition to this, they are free to use the solution to update their own personal details, apply leaves, request training, and much more. A complete cloud-based employee interface is available at your service whenever you need it!
  • To take a good decision, it is important that you have the right information. Especially, when the decisions are people related. To make a better decision, your HR system should provide the data you need. A cloud-based HRMS software is always up-to-date and offers quick and easy access to the required data at the click of a button. Based on your requirement you can easily extract the data – whether you want to use pre-defined reports and chart templates or you are interested in customizing your own reports. The choice is all yours!
  • A good cloud-based HRMS software will always have a module that can easily handle leaves of all employees. A leave management system should have the capability of directly sending a leave request to the particular manager for the approval.
  • A streamlined process in the software solution should allow the HR executives to post requisitions, accept online applications and manage the entire recruitment process.
  • You can smoothly handle the performance management via using different tools ranging from traditional reviews through competencies, 360-degree feedback, quarterly feedback or much more. It should have the feature of customizing performance management forms giving you the flexibility of capturing whatever information you need.

Conclusion

A good cloud HRMS means that with a single solution, you are able to manage all your workforce efficiently. And the best part is that the information is stored at a centralized server, which makes it easy to share information with employees where ever they are.

What about having a central view of all employees and HR data?

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By HR-One Team
June 26, 2017

The Human Resources department is the lifeline of any business! It is involved in so many activities, like recruitment, retaining employees, training employees, handling employee benefits, ensuring rules and regulations being followed within the organization, etc. Thus, it’s very important for organizations to realize that the HR department and their processes are very much required for its better growth. Because, if an organization has the strong HR leadership and HR practices, then it would result in better performing employees.

With better technology in place, organizations can improve HR Management. If you have opted for the right HR technology, it will result in improved efficiency, motivated employees, as well as better compliance.

Choosing the right kind of software for your organization is a very tedious task. There are several factors that you should consider before investing in any of the software to automate the HR processes. There are lots of benefits of automating HR functions, such as no need to manual track the attendance, you do not have to sit long for performance reviews, there is no need to calculate compensation manually, etc. The HR software will definitely bring down the operational cost in terms of less number of working hours.

It is crucial that you ponder the following points in mind, when looking for the HR Technology.

  • Able to track employee information – A good HR Technology package will allow you to enter unlimited information of employees. The package should have standard fields, such as hiring date, job title, etc. It should also allow you add any additional field, if required. Also, you should be able to upload any artifacts to the employee’s profile.
  • Access rights based on roles and privileges – There should be a security settings feature allowing you to provide appropriate access to appropriate employees. For example, the front-line manager will have different access rights as compare to the team members in the same hierarchy.
  • On-cloud platform and Native Mobile App – Cloud based systems give a higher ROI because they are more budget friendly in terms of maintenance and updates. And the icing on the cake would be its compliance with the mobile devices. It will help your team to access and utilize data from anywhere and anytime.
  • Robust reporting – Reports are important for any organization because it ensures compliance and helps in a smarter, better, and faster way to take data driven decisions. Thus, a good HR Technology platform should always have robust reporting functions.
  • Communication via different channels – There should be some kind of communication tool integrated with the HR Technology solution. If the tool has the ability to email, text, and message your staff members in a secured way, then it will definitely improve communication and accountability across your organization.

Conclusion

There are many vendors that are providing all the above-mentioned features helping any Small and Medium Enterprise to achieve its business goals in an efficient way. If the product is cloud based and is designed on latest technology platform, then it can make things happening smoothly. Therefore, it is necessary for you to take the trial of the technology before investing in it.

Tips to keep in mind when selecting any HR SaaS Technology

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By HR-One Team
June 14, 2017

Human Resource (HR) is a very crucial part of any organization. HR works for recruiting and retaining the most important resource of an organization – the people, who drives the company towards its success.

It is true for all businesses where there are multiple departments and dozens of staff. It becomes very important to take care of your staff members who are working really hard to move your business forward.

Slowly and steadily companies have started facilitating HR departments to use technology and become more efficient in all areas. Be it hiring new staff or managing the existing ones. There are few ways where technology can help you in handling company’s operations and make it better in all ways.

Let us have a look at them.

Online scheduling and video interviews

One of the biggest responsibilities and time-consuming task is recruitment and hunting for the best talent for the development of the organization. The HR representative has a very big role to perform these duties. It includes scrutinizing hundreds of resumes, sending out initial interview request emails, setting up the interviews. All these activities take place even before a candidate walks through the doors.

Now-a-days, video interview software is in demand. There is a good reason for it to be in demand. Well, it allows visual interaction, which does not require any logistics for organizing in-person interviews. Other benefits are online tests, screen sharing, virtual whiteboards, etc. that makes the interview process smoother.

Time and expense tracking software

There was a time when people use to work at the same time and in the same location. Now-a-days, it is a trend for teams to work and collaborate from remote locations across the globe. This makes it a very big challenge for the HR to track time, payroll, and other project costs. Time-tracking software have saved lives of many companies. These software help in managing people, like remote employees and external contractors by keeping a track of time being utilized for the office work.

The best way to resolve this issue is through a centralized system where people can easily log their working hours.

Objective and key results system

Earlier it used to be a one-man show where whatever managers say was taken as a final decision. But now there are so many upcoming technologies like data analytics that can help in evaluating employees’ performance. If you move towards data-driven approach, you will find that you are no longer dependent on human discretion and rely more on facts and figures.

One of the ways to evaluate employees is through Objective and Key Results (OKR) system that measures outcomes by predetermined methods.

Conclusion

The more you use technology, the more you feel that you are able to manage your work without any personal discretion. Technology is growing so fast that now with the help of data you will be able to come to a conclusion as how the employees are performing, where is the loophole, how to handle discrepancies (if any) within the team and move towards the goal of achieving more revenues.

Three ways you can use technology to streamline HR!

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By HR-One Team