6 Ways HR Professionals can use Technology to improve Productivity

by Vishnu Vis Product Marketer

The world is changing into digital and making communication much easier than before. Everyone needs the ability to adapt to new technology, it applies to the HR Managers and HR Personnel too. From managing employee data on the cloud to engaging with people on social media sites, HR Managers can do more productive work than before by using Technology.

HR Professionals need to fulfill a verity of demands, including:

  • Recruiting talented and suitable employees
  • Managing Training for new hires
  • Tracking attendance, holidays and payrolls
  • Handling Employees issues
  • Letting go of employees who aren't performing
  • Retaining good employees

Modern technology can help you to fulfill these demands, but the thing is how to use it properly. Chose the right tool to fulfill the right demand is the key!!

6 Technology skills HR Professionals can use to Improve Productivity

Using Social Media Platforms

Social media had a tremendous impact on how we communicate and maintain a relationship with our friends, family, and colleagues. For HR these social media tools can be essential to business networking.

  • Posting job openings on social media platforms. It can reach more people than posting only on the company's website.
  • Checking out profiles of talented candidates on social media.
  • Communicating with employees via social media platforms to collaborate in the projects.

Using an HR Software

Using a tool for several HR tasks and processes can mitigate errors and make the work easy

  • Using human resource management software for filling out forms and saving documents in digital the format can be accessed anywhere and anytime.
  • Documents filed in digital form can reduce physical paperwork
  • HR Software can help you to automate the payroll process and other HR-related tasks. This will improve team productivity and performance.

Using Talent Acquisition Software

Having knowledge of Talent acquisition software can be an added advantage for every HR professional. This tool can be helpful to choose fresh talents, every single time.

  • With the help of Applicant tracking system, one can easily do a resume parsing, candidate screening, and interview scheduling. which can reduce the manual workload for recruiters.
  • Shortlisting can be easily done with the help of some smart filtering techniques in the ATS. Helps you find the best fit for the Job.
  • Job postings, interview reminders and other tasks, can be automated with the help of ATS. Which can cut down both administrative and personnel-related costs?

Using Cloud Technology

With Cloud Technology HR can easily organize, manage and manage data. Which makes the team productive and reduces communication gaps between departments.

  • Centralization of HR and business data can be made easy for accessing and business processing.
  • Employee data can be stored in one place using the Cloud, Which can improve turnaround time.
  • Cloud-driven systems will help to reduce communication gaps and boost consistency across the organization.
  • You can also use biometric attendance software & integrate it with the cloud to get access to attendance of employees.

Using Gamification Techniques

Adding some gamification elements can boost candidate experience.

  • Adding some tricky puzzles in the careers page can be useful to increase engagement among the candidates.
  • This practice also helps to find the ability of candidates.
  • Gamification techniques can boost employees mood and they feel refreshed every single time

Using a Talent Management Software

Using a TMS and learning management software, HR can effortlessly streamline onboarding, recruiting and training.

  • Use TMS data for making strategic decisions and setting talent acquisition goals
  • TMS can help to identify and retain great talent by tracking employee performance reviews and feedback.
  • TMS data can help you to plan promotions and to provide training to employees who need it.

Wrapping Up

Being HR is not an easy job, and living in a digital era one must update himself according to the need. Making use of technology for an HR is not an added advantage, but a necessity. If you are an HR and not yet developed above skills, It's time to start!!

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About Vishnu Vis Junior   Product Marketer

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