Magazine article Workforce

Upon Purchasing HR Software

Magazine article Workforce

Upon Purchasing HR Software

Article excerpt

We low the thought of purchasing HRrelated software makes your heart pound with excitement, and anxiety So to make it easier on you, we've spelled out (in plain English) a few general areas to think about before you start your venture.

This list is by no means complete, as the buying process depends on you. But it's a starting point. And if you're not looking to buy, please keep these in mind to evaluate your satisfaction with your current system.


First of all, do you really need a new system?

What are your goals for this software? (i.e., What business objectives would it fulfill?)

What functions are you interested in using (such as payroll, time and attendance, or self service)? Are you open to learning about other functions that you may find useful in the future?

Is the software intended for yourself, your department, several departments, or the entire organization?

While this system may solve one of today's problems, will it in turn create other problems? What are those problems, and how can you eliminate them?

Have any of the potential software users made objections to the introduction of this system? And have you considered those objections? …

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