HR managers are often challenged with having to take care of their core responsibilities, but also supervise activities associated with HR. When you add routine daily tasks and paper-based processes that are time-consuming, you have little time to focus on more strategic initiatives. An HRMS is an excellent performance management tool that can improve managerial efficiency. This allows the manager to be more productive and HR activities to be streamlined by automated manual processes and maximizing output.

Here are 5 ways that an HRMS can be used to increase managerial productivity:

Centralized Dashboards

Dashboards give managers a broad view of the business with quick access to accurate and real-time data and reports, allowing for better decision-making. Alerts and reports can be customized in order to stay up-to-date on employee activities such as recruiting, training, time off tracking, and payroll.

Integration of HR Processes

Data in an HRMS is available from recruitment all the way through termination, creating comprehensive employee records, all while automatically updating timesheets, time off tracking, payroll and other activities related to the business. When these processes are combined across the organization, it results in a more unified staff working towards company goals.

Elimination of Paper

Workflow management provides a simple but powerful mechanism for tracking tasks as they progress from one employee to another. Workflows provide improved efficiency, elimination of paper forms, standardizes working methods, and streamlines responsibilities.

Employee Self-Service Portal

A self-service portal is an easy and convenient way for your employees to manage their benefits and other HR-related information in real-time through one central web-based system that they can access from anywhere at any time. For a manager, this means less stress and more time to focus on management activities.

Improved Reporting and Analytics

HRMS systems offer reporting and analytics tools, which allow mangers to take a proactive approach to addressing critical issues that may arise. It can also aid in planning, budgeting, and forecasting.