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Human Resource Technology: The Cost of Waiting to Invest

Published on 09 March 14
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Technologically conceived businesses are always looking for ways to save, especially when the economy goes through rough times - yet are trimming fat from the wrong end of the meat, per se. Many will turn to technology or new employee roles to discover methods of saving, learning quick that they’re turning over the wrong set of rocks. More and more, businesses are discovering human resource software solutions to be a cost-saving investment when capitalized on early in the business improvement phase.

Businesses willing invest in forward thinking areas that help enhance productivity and efficiency tend to win out financially in the long run, whereas those waiting to invest in their HR departments, websites and marketing strategies will find themselves befuddled by the following potential snafus:

Inefficient Workforce

Overloaded human resource processes create an office environment where employees consistently find themselves frustrated over error correction, duplicate entry correction or pauses in member services due to poor connections to main data source. The world of web development provides businesses an arsenal of tools that help avoid counterintuitive processes, many which are accredit to human resource software designed to seamlessly connect front end to back, keeping payroll in syncopation with department heads and so forth.

Human resource software, combined with websites you can create for free through the likes of IM Creator, boosts internal morality, hands down. When employee morale boosts, productivity shoots northward. Therefore, it would make sense to increase software viability for the staff who will use it 8 hours or more daily.

Spreadsheets are an ineffective means of presentation

Admit it. You’re one of those people who tend to procrastinate and get easily distracted by whatever (and whoever) passes your office. Even if you’re the Director of your company, anything can steal your attention: from your very chatty secretary to the slow ticking of the clock. Don’t you wish you could shut off the world when you’re at work and concentrate on the task at hand? Do spreadsheets, for the lack of a better statement, piss you off?

Present your heavily marketed business products or services as duds using unorganized spreadsheets, and you’ll never have all departments in cahoots with each other. Fail to consistently upgrade what services employees work with, and they’ll send in their resignations sooner than later.

Investments made now to help employee retention will benefit you now, and in preceding months, as you work to improve business process while concentrating efforts on new customer acquisitions.

Missed Equity Growth

Build equitable momentum early on makes future equity gains sustainable, over and over again. One wouldn’t think even the best human resource software could have that profound of an impact on whether financial gains sustain growth or not, yet consider this: one look at your human resource composition from the outside looking in, and customers can immediately tell whether you’re maintaining internal sustenance or barely getting by. Chew on that one for an hour or two, and you’ll see it’s true.

For the greatest growth potential coupled with continuous returns on investment secured through future customer acquisitions, invest wisely in software designed to propagate internal growth. Foregoing the opportunity to invest in highly qualitative software for your daily business operations would create immediate capital losses along with other unneeded perplexities for denizens of employees demanding job simplicity.


How efficaciously does your current human resource software handle spreadsheets and contact management? Are you left with enough time for human resource performance evaluations? These rather ambiguous questions can best be answered with a quantitative representation of the obvious. Instead of haphazardly estimating the unknown based off feelings or erroneous assumptions, go back to historical and trending productivity data, looking for the specific work completion rates across the board. Big data sales analytics can show you how effective internal processes are, and where they're headed.

On a final note, employee efficacy and the analysis thereof reaches far beyond quarterly and annual reports, particularly when your human resource platform makes or breaks whether potential employees work smarter (and not harder), or head towards your direct competition for employment.

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