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What are Payroll and HR Services?

Payroll and HR services are ubiquitous throughout organizations, but what do they encompass? The complete components can vary among different companies, depending on how comprehensive the company’s services are.

In its simplest form, payroll usually refers to employee compensation, as in the processes in place to ensure all employees are paid for their work. Human resources (HR), as you might expect, can cover a range of services, from recruitment and onboarding to annual reviews and 401(k).

To help run more effectively and efficiently, more and more companies rely on payroll and HR software to handle these services. A unified solution can save an organization time, money, and resources by digitalizing many routine, yet important, payroll and HR services.

It’s important to note that payroll and HR software is not meant to replace essential HR staff members, but rather is designed to simplify HR-related responsibilities so all employees can spend more time focusing on important projects, instead of getting tied up by basic tasks (filling out forms, punching in, etc.)

UltiPro is an easy-to-use, cloud-based solution with payroll and HR services that go beyond the basics. Complex payroll is no problem because UltiPro can sort through hundreds of pay computations, such as U.S. and Canadian tax codes, so you can pay your people right, on time and every time. UltiPro doesn’t stop at direct deposit. The solution’s mobility means employees can check their pay stubs from a smartphone or tablet. And when it’s time to file taxes, W-2s, T4s, and RL-1s are available for download straight from within the solution.

When it comes to HR, UltiPro offers features that will benefit your workforce at all stages, from hiring to retiring. UltiPro makes onboarding easy: new hires can file all necessary paperwork from home prior to their first day on the job, so they can arrive ready to work. Employees can also see their LinkedIn connections within the company and interact online with colleagues. UltiPro even transcends HR to include talent management—employees can set goals and track their progress, while managers gain insight about current and future top performers.

UltiPro is more than just payroll and HR software. Check out our HR Services page for an in-depth look at UltiPro’s range of services.


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