Attracting and retaining world-class talent is the #1 influencer of success in the 21st century. As a result, your HR employees play a critical role in your future prosperity. Yet, too many of them waste valuable time on manual HR processes that have become an administrative burden for growing organizations.
Drowning in paperwork, files, email threads, and more manual tasks has crippled HR teams from performing optimally.
Consider your typical onboarding process: You hire a new recruit. Thirty forms and multiple days later, you’re finally ready to invite the new recruit to work in-house—that is, once you double- and triple-check your forms for errors, re-route the paperwork back to the new hire to fix the errors, route the form to all stakeholders and wait for signatures, and follow up to keep things moving along.
Add to this employee vacation requests, expense claims, performance management and more, and keeping HR running smoothly can feel chaotic, if not impossible.
This troubling predicament is especially problematic if you are focusing on business growth. Maintaining growth requires getting some help with these HR admin tasks so employees can focus on what’s important – talent.
What is the solution?
Generic HR software requires an overhaul of your department to fit the demands of the software, and custom programming is, well, just plain expensive and skilled programmers are hard to find.
Thankfully, there is another solution—and it’s cost-effective and easy. Enter HR automation.
To stay competitive in today’s business world, HR departments must evolve to be fully business integrated and need to streamline processes.
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