3 Ways HR Software Facilitates Collaboration Across Companies
- Human Resources
6 min. Read
Last Updated: 06/02/2016
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As companies adapt to a more dispersed workforce, collaboration across companies has become a top business consideration. While most of a company’s focus is on teams delivering for clients or on the production floor, HR faces a critical need for enhanced collaboration across the entire company. HR software in particular is helping globally dispersed teams deliver a great employee experience and streamline administrative tasks. Let's take a closer look at how HR technology can help your teams stay connected and allow your HR staff to focus their time on more productive activities.
Onboarding and Talent Management
Talent management as it relates to hiring is one of the most important functions within human resources. In today's global hiring markets, your HR team may need the ability to schedule video interviews, quickly collect feedback on candidate resumes, and keep the process moving so you don't lose out on top talent.
Once you’ve hired the top candidate, the onboarding experience is a critical area of talent management. During onboarding, employees establish the foundational relationships that can set them up for a long and successful career within the company. HR software can help make it possible for managers and human resource staff located in other offices to facilitate a positive recruiting and onboarding experience.
Benefits administration is a notoriously time consuming process. HR teams need to be on top of employee communications, open enrollments, eligibility, routine employee updates, vendor management, and more. Often, a single transaction can require approvals by an employee, manager, and a member of the HR staff. With HR technology, everything can be submitted virtually through a streamlined approval process where everyone can sign off regardless of where they're based. The right HR technology minimizes administrative work, which can create a better benefits experience for managers and workers alike.
Managers today need access to accurate real-time data, from scheduling their employees to forecasting customer demand. Integrated HR software is bringing together these data points and many others into a single dashboard. Managers can then access their information while on-the-go, from any device, and see what's happening with their teams. Whether they manage globally dispersed teams, have remote workers, or call on freelance or seasonal staff, centralized data capture can provide managers access to the information they need to help make smart, strategic decisions.
From onboarding to ongoing management, collaboration is the foundation of a company's success in today's competitive economy. When you enable collaboration throughout your HR organization, you'll be supporting your HR team's ability to hire the best people, create a positive employee experience, and support data-driven decisions by your most important leaders.