Is an HRMS solution right for your organization?

We investigated the value in centralizing the processes of payroll, compensation, recruitment, leave, employee warnings, and overall databasing of personnel information in a single Comprehensive Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and come to some interesting conclusions.

Efficiency and productivity in the workplace is the major concern of any organization. Managing the workforce in the most productive manner, especially the human resource processes is a large part of meeting that goal. We will investigate the value in HRMS and how it can be applied to the typical company no matter what size, from smb to enterprise level. The key to today’s successful businesses is centralization. It’s a word that for any business owner means more productivity and fewer wasted dollars. Human resources software offers employers a centralized method of handling payroll, compensation, recruitment, leave, employee warnings, and overall databasing of personnel information in a simple Comprehensive Human Resource Management System (HRMS).

So is it really possible for one system to handle essential business related tasks that in the past was the work of four or more full-time employees? Yes it is- with some exceptions that we'll note later on. Human Resource Management Systems or HRMS streamline many of the high detail elements of managing people that are necessary administrative tasks, some of which are mandated by state and federal regulations (one of many is Sarbanes-Oxley) . Once set up, an HRMS system can help your business manage payroll, COBRA and any other number of business essentials. You can even have the system monitor employee attendance and answer employee questions regarding benefits from various insurances and 401K plans. But how does it work?

Human Resources Management System Software can be installed to your company’s computer network with access to sensitive information only available to those with the proper sign-in and security rights. You can independently set how much or how little access anyone has to the system and the information it contains.

Depending on the needs of your company, there are various options for HRMS software. For a small business without a human resources department, it may only be necessary to concern yourself with software that can help optimize your company’s payroll process and track employee time and attendance. For larger companies, benefits, insurance and human resources issues, along with human resources concerns and process can all be streamlined with all-encompassing HRMS software.


Whether you’re doing in-house payroll processing or outsourcing the work, your company can benefit immensely from HRMS payroll software. HRMS systems are viable accounting options for those companies looking to shave off cost without sacrificing reliability and accuracy of information. Your accounting records are a core aspect of your business and being able to have freedom of access for your accounting department is essential. HRMS keeps all the pertinent information right at your fingertips. Enterprise level access will give your staff cross-network accessibility. You’ll be able to do everything from managing Direct Deposits to an employee bank account to tracking vacation time, sick leave and overtime pay from within the software.

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Track all of the important employee information that keeps your business running smoothly and in compliance with government regulations. HRMS will help your HR team manage a growing employee base with thorough records for each worker. You will have immediate access to important employee information while keeping that same info safe and secure. You can also generate a variety of necessary reports that can aid your company in meeting the copious and stringent government requirements necessary to operate a business.

Time and Attendance

One of the most important aspects of accounting for a company is tracking employee work hours and attendance. Being able to keep a close eye on employee overtime, missed days and unexcused absences is essential. HRMS software offers a complete solution for tracking various shifts, determining salary types and more. Most HRMS software is used in conjunction with payroll software and human resources software to accurately manage salary payments, address issues of missed days, etc.


Employees may need immediate access to benefits information and it’s something your company needs access to as well. You can acquire HRMS software that incorporates a benefits database giving you access to all the information that you and your employees need regarding dental, medical, life insurance and other benefits your company may offer.

There is so much that HRMS offers to a business aiming for success through minimizing the impact of labor costs through the use of automated systems. And the number of administrative processes, tracking and reporting available with HRMS software just keeps on growing. There are a growing number of software options that allow employers to offer all of their employees access to their own information via a secure network, internal emails that can be exchanged by those with specific access and so much more. The best thing is, that these systems can be fully integrated giving unparalleled flexibility and access to those who need it.

As computer systemes grow more powerful and software programs become easier to use and integrate with all existing database types, so does the ability to streamline the many administrative processes that a business requires. Part of this is spearheaded by a process that compatmentalizes the HR functions into modules. What has so far been mentioned is just the tip of the iceberg. HRMS is a total business solution for companies ready to embrace higher productivity and the efficiencies that come with automation. The only thing is that some systems have a high learning curve, so it's important to gauge how much of a commitment you are willing to invest in any system. Which is why we strongly advise that your key decision making personnel, IT managers, and the people who will be responsible for using the system test it before comitting to a full purchase.

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