The Significance Of Having an HRM Software In Your Organization

by Srikant Chellappa Jul 23,2020

The People Strategy Leaders Podcast

with Srikant Chellappa, CEO

In the recent times, most organisations have come to understand the crucial role HR plays. Managing employees manually is, without doubt, extremely time consuming and exhausting for an HR personnel. Imagine if they have to do so now, through the time of pandemic. Easing out this manual labour is the intelligent thing to do.

Therefore, having a digital automated HR management software at your organization can ease many daily HR activities and solve HR management issues. If you are looking for one strong reason to start using an HR software for your business, we will give you a solid five:

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Recruitment and onboarding becomes easy:

Most of the companies today are going for remote onboarding. Of course, there isn’t much choice. When you use an HR software for recruitment, it helps in understanding the job roles and responsibilities clearly, making it easy for HR professionals to recruit the right talent. We all know how significant the right kind of onboarding practice is, for the growth of the company. Having an automated software for HR functions can help streamline employee on-boarding. Once that’s done right, it can make new hires feel comfortable at their new workplace.

Today recruitment isn’t just about filling vacancies, it is more about managing talent to improve overall organizational productivity. Using an HR software helps these new hires collaborate and communicate with their colleagues easily and helps them understand the current workplace culture and values, even while working remotely.

Easy management of employee information:

In today’s world, where maintaining information and keeping them safe, is everything, sticking to the traditional paper-based process is risky. Managing employee database through an automated HR software is more secure. An HR management software allows you to centrally manage and access all employee details and documents through a single platform, while allowing you to download and save data for security.

It allows the HR to manage the visibility and accessibility of these documents, protecting the sensitive information of employees with digital security protocols.

Encourages learning and development:

We all know how fast the industry develops and changes. Learning is a continuous process and employee training is very crucial for employees to keep up with current industry trends. Often, HR management software have an LMS (Learning Management System) integrated with their system. This allows you to promote a culture of continuous learning at the workplace. You can create and assign courses to your employees and to self.

Having an HR software drives your employees to constantly learn and improve themselves. This practice drives employee engagement and increases overall productivity of the organization.

Monitoring performance becomes easy:

Employee performance review and employee feedback are two of the most important functions in an organization. Sometimes, it is hard to keep track of performance and give them feedback. Using an HR software, you can maintain and track performance on a frequent basis, making it easier for you to share employee feedback. The practice of easy and frequent feedback can help employees to improve themselves and contribute to organizational success.

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Improved decision making

Yes, we know its a big one! Using an HR management system gives you accurate details about employee performance and other company statistics. This data can help you design effective programs to drive employee engagement and improve overall productivity. With so much relevant data, it will be easier for top-level employees to make decisions for the organization. Investing in the right HR management software also helps your company to improve savings by reducing the labour cost.

If you are looking to get an HRM software for your organization, request for a free demo with us. 

Engagedly is offering a suite of products part of its Remote Work Toolkit free to any organisation, until Sept 30th, 2020. 

The Coronavirus has affected the way we work today and for months to come. Unprecedented events require unprecedented measures. We at Engagedly believe it is our responsibility as socially conscious corporate citizens to help equip organisations with additional tools and resources during this time of crisis.


Srikant Chellappa
CEO & Co-Founder of Engagedly

Srikant Chellappa is the Co-Founder and CEO at Engagedly and is a passionate entrepreneur and people leader. He is an author, producer/director of 6 feature films, a music album with his band Manchester Underground, and is the host of The People Strategy Leaders Podcast. He is currently working on his next book, Ikigai at the Workplace, which is slated for release in the fall of 2024.

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