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Kristin Crosier

Kristin Crosier

Editor, Business-Software.com
Human resource management solutions can be crucial to the success of a business, enabling a company to efficiently and effectively keep up with its employees. From payroll and training software to talent and workforce management solutions, HR systems empower your organization to ensure the right personnel are hired from the beginning and remain satisfied and motivated. Here are a few articles on HR software to help your business best handle your staff.

Human Resource Management, also known as Workforce Management or Human Resource Management, merges technology systems with sophisticated methodologies to assist businesses in effectively building, managing, and maintaining their people assets. HR software increases HR team efficiency while minimizing operational costs, helping companies create a better, employee-centric culture. Download our exclusive Top Human Resources Management Software reports to compare leading solutions in the HR industry.

A business of any scale will benefit from human capital management software, making sure that companies can align their workforce with the organization’s overall goals to accomplish and maintain a competitive edge. Among the top-rated human resource management products are...

  • Sage HRMS
  • Epicor HCM
  • Infor HCM
  • HR Software Best Practices

    HR Software Best Practices Articles

    The Top HRIS Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    The Top HRIS Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Deployment of a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) is a major undertaking for any company since there are so many factors to consider. While these systems are ideal for maximizing productivity, saving money, reducing administrative burdens and boosting overall employee morale, professionals who are assigned to these initiatives must avoid certain pitfalls if they want the overall implementation to be successful.

    What Can Software Do to Re-Humanize the Workplace and Improve Results?

    What Can Software Do to Re-Humanize the Workplace and Improve Results?

    While computers have streamlined so many administrative tasks in the last twenty years, employee satisfaction has decreased significantly. So have we lost sight of something important, some element of human nature that is not working so well in the computerized business environment? Or is is there a role for software in re-humanizing the workplace?

    Improving the Efficiency of HR Staff with Human Capital Management

    Improving the Efficiency of HR Staff with Human Capital Management

    Today’s human resources departments wear multiple hats – handling everything from staffing, payroll, and benefits administration to promoting company image and managing employee relations. Human capital management solutions help HR teams to better coordinate the various functions they manage, while automating and streamlining the most repetitive, time-consuming, and labor-intensive activities.

    Big Brother Isn't the Way to Manage Employees

    Big Brother Isn't the Way to Manage Employees

    Some employers are taking advantage of new technologies to keep a closer and closer eye on their employees. They’re watching network traffic, reading emails, and recording computer screens. It’s been likened to “Big Brother,” and the worst part is that it's extending far beyond the IT department tracking your computer usage.

  • Human Resources Software Reviews

    Human Resources Software Reviews Articles

    Performance Management Comparison: Taleo vs. SuccessFactors

    Performance Management Comparison: Taleo vs. SuccessFactors

    Guest contributor James Sullivan answers your questions on business software; this week he discusses HR performance management software. Today’s question comes from S.G., who asks, “How do you rank Taleo and SuccessFactors for their performance management tools? Is there other performance software you would recommend?”

    The No-Cost Office, Part 6: Five HR Systems That Won't Nickel and Dime You

    The No-Cost Office, Part 6: Five HR Systems That Won't Nickel and Dime You

    HR software is often overlooked in small business settings, either because of budget restrictions or because a small staff seems manageable by hand. In reality, though, even businesses with few employees can benefit from HR software. A platform that manages personnel details and activities, among other capabilities, relieves the owner from updating manual logs and allows him or her to focus on more productive business tasks. Such a benefit can prove invaluable in a tightly operating business where the motto of doing more with less persists.

    The Best-Value HR Software

    The Best-Value HR Software

    Welcome to the Best Value series, a Business-Software.com exclusive about the software solutions that give you the most bang for your buck. This week we're reviewing top-rated human resources management systems to help you find the best-value HR software solution.

    Enterprise Software Companies to Watch - Workday HCM

    Enterprise Software Companies to Watch - Workday HCM

    Workday, founded in 2005 by Aneel Bhusri and Dave Duffield when they left PeopleSoft after its hostile takeover by Oracle, has been growing more and more prominent in the enterprise software space; and the company is turning heads as a top human capital management software solution provider.

  • Talent Management

    Talent Management Articles

    3 Talent Management Software Contenders to Watch This Year

    3 Talent Management Software Contenders to Watch This Year

    Every organization is an amalgamation of the skills and talents each of its individual employees brings to the table. Retaining those employees through sound HR practices is a task that's existed a long time before software, but a longer-term approach of using management techniques that tie employee practices into the wider strategic-level projects and goals has been a more recent pivot. Talent management systems (TMS) are a tool for bringing HR operations into that wider lens perspective.

    The Top Talent Management Trends in 2013

    The Top Talent Management Trends in 2013

    Explicitly or implicitly, talent management is somewhere between being diligently measured and nigh on neglected by every business in existence. Especially for small businesses, talent management has traditionally amounted to the boss’s keen eye for the right candidate, but the advent of SaaS has leveled the playing field such that there is no longer a scale or cost-based excuse for lacking a structured talent management system.

    The Rise of Talent Management

    The Rise of Talent Management

    Employees are the single largest investment every company has to make, yet most companies have inadequate tools and metrics to accurately analyze and monitor their effect on the company. Current HRMS software is often outdated and incapable of giving employers the information they need to make better business decisions, prompting a recent increase in talent management software.

    7 Key Signs Your Recruitment Process is Broken

    7 Key Signs Your Recruitment Process is Broken

    Due to the immense costs frequently involved in the recruitment process, careful consideration must be given before hiring full-time employees. Human resources expert Richard Galbreath found that the cost to replace a range of employees can be fifty to several hundred percent of an employee’s salary - a daunting number for any company. Below are seven signs to help you determine whether your recruitment process needs attention.

  • Trends in Human Resources Software

    Trends in Human Resources Software Articles

    The New Resume: How The Social Economy is Reshaping Recruiting

    The New Resume: How The Social Economy is Reshaping Recruiting

    A trend that began in 2012 and has come to pervade HR strategy discussions in 2013 is that of the so-called “social economy” and its effects on the recruiting process. While social media is undeniably an increasingly important part of business interactions, the real question that the social economy raises is whether resumes matter if an amateur can crowd-source the same expertise as a veteran by utilizing their extended networks.

    Social Maturity: the Future of Social HR

    Social Maturity: the Future of Social HR

    Although nearly every recruiter uses social media to seek out new talent, 75% of leads in human resources and talent management believe their companies are behind the curve in social networking. Hiring managers and recruiters need to take advantage of tools found in social media and incorporate them into social HR software and strategies.

    How Global Business Benefits From HRMS Software

    How Global Business Benefits From HRMS Software

    As of late, the benefits of switching to a more unified global HRMS platform have been considered and discussed among a myriad of organizations. What are the primary strong points of HRMS software to global businesses? David Rietsema, founder of HR Payroll Systems, shares his viewpoint on the four main strengths an HRMS solution can lend to a contemporary multinational enterprise in this Business-Software.com exclusive blog post.

    The Top Talent Management Trends in 2013

    The Top Talent Management Trends in 2013

    Explicitly or implicitly, talent management is somewhere between being diligently measured and nigh on neglected by every business in existence. Especially for small businesses, talent management has traditionally amounted to the boss’s keen eye for the right candidate, but the advent of SaaS has leveled the playing field such that there is no longer a scale or cost-based excuse for lacking a structured talent management system.

  • Workforce Analytics

    Workforce Analytics Articles

    How Workforce Analytics Improves Overall Company Satisfaction

    How Workforce Analytics Improves Overall Company Satisfaction

    Workforce analytics are invaluable to promoting the productivity of your workforce. They assist and inform users on how to predict high performers, to sort a slew of resumes, and to compile business metrics that project the workforce demand, creating an efficient environment where each employee is perfectly essential to the company’s structure.

    Data at the Helm: How Analytics Impact Employee Valuation

    Data at the Helm: How Analytics Impact Employee Valuation

    Data is everywhere. Big or small, external or internal, every company seems to be feverishly hunting for the next piece of cold, hard data that will finally give them the answer that will point their company in the right direction. It might have begun in the sales world, but the desire for more metrics has come to dominate conversations about efficiency in all departments, and human resources is no exception.

Popular Human Resources Solutions

Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS

Sage HRMS and payroll solutions offer small to medium-sized organization the tools needed to excel at employee management.

CheckPoint HR

CheckPoint HR

CheckPoint HR is a complete Human Resources software solution for mid sized businesses. Find out if CheckPoint HR is right for you at Business-Software.com.

Epicor HCM

Epicor HCM

Epicor HCM provides companies of all sizes and industries a complete HR solution to streamline their HR processes.

FinancialForce HCM

FinancialForce HCM

FinancialForce.com HCM is a human capital management solution that enables users to manage their workforce from recruitment to retirement.

Ultimate Software UltiPro

Ultimate Software UltiPro

Ultimate Software UltiPro is a robust human capital management suite that provides out-of-the-box functionality for every step of the employment lifecycle.

ECI Empower

ECI Empower

ECI Empower's Human Capital Management Cloud, which is a unified database where your people management data is stored securely.

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