Human Resources Software
What is Human Resources Software?
Human resource software is designed to help employees and management perform at their full potential and is implemented by businesses of all sizes to boost productivity and overall employee satisfaction.
Effective human resources software will integrate recruiting, onboarding, workforce management, time scheduling and management, payroll solutions and strategic human capital management.
Human resources software is sometimes called human resource management systems (HRMS), human capital management (HCM) and Human resources information systems (HRIS). Though each term sounds different, they all refer to the system a company uses to effectively manage employees.
Why Use Human Resources Software?
If you’ve ever worked in an office, run a company, or owned your own business, you’re most likely familiar with human resources. Whether referring to the term or a department, at its core, human resources is about people. But have you ever thought about the actual system in place to help ensure a company’s people perform at their full potential? Human resource software, or HR software, is designed to do just that.
People are elaborate, and they contain countless components. Likewise, a myriad of features can comprise human resource software, from recruiting, onboarding, and payroll to time management, performance, and retention. Just like people are diverse, there are different kinds of HR software solutions. There’s traditional, on-premises software, which is installed and utilized on individual computers. Today, however, cloud-based software is more prevalent—and often preferred—primarily because of its advanced features and accessibility. Taking technology a step further, software on the cloud can be mobile compatible, which means employees can access important information not only from their desktops, but from anywhere at any time via their laptops, smartphones, and tablets.
Ultimate Software’s human resource software, UltiPro®, is a unified, cloud-based solution that puts people first. It’s engaging, easy to use, and engineered with multiple generations in mind. From hire to retire, UltiPro simplifies HR so employees can focus on what they do best each day, instead of spending valuable hours filling out mounds of forms or worrying whether they’ll get paid on time. Plus, UltiPro offers features such as comprehensive performance analytics, so managers always know who’s high-performing or even at high risk of leaving.
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Just because people are complex doesn’t mean HR software has to be. To learn more about how UltiPro can simplify human resources, check out our HR Solutions page.
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Long-Form Glossary Topics
HRM System / HRM Software
Human Resources Software
Payroll and HR Software
Payroll and HR Services
Performance Management Software / Performance Management System
Talent Management System / Talent Management Software
Technology for Managing Human Resources
Performance Management Process
Strategic Human Resource Management
Succession Management Software
Predictive Analytics for HR
Strategic Human Capital Management
Global Human Resource Management
HR Recertification Credits
HR Service Delivery
HR Robotic Process Automation
HR Case Management
HR Shared Services
Human Resources Document Management
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