Implementing tools for human resources administration 

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Are you trying to streamline your benefits procedures? Would you like your employees to have more access to information they need? Do you want to keep better records? Online tools and software can help you build a more efficient and competitive business.

If you opt for new technologies to handle your human resources processes, be aware that a gradual change can be the most effective. It is always a good idea to wait for the benefits of a new system to be demonstrated before you consider implementing any additional tools or practices.

This section outlines the types of systems and applications that can help with human resource strategies and functions, and gives you an idea of what you should look for in evaluating them.

Are these your objectives?

  • Save time and money in managing employee records by using online tools to build a network of human resources-related materials available to both employees and managers.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are consistent and effective by using online tools for clarification and to keep employee records straight.
  • Give employees easy access to relevant information. Online tools applied to human resources can improve your value as an employer.

Achieving these objectives means more than simply implementing technologies. You may encounter resistance to such change, which will need to be managed through the transition.

  • Types of human resources administration tools

    Take a look at some of the components you may wish to include as part of a human resources information system designed to fit your needs.

  • Investing in outsourcing or automating internal processes

    Should you update your human resources administration by implementing automated tools or by outsourcing part or all of the process? Consider the pros and cons.

  • Managing change

    Implementing new tools and practices can be challenging on many levels. Familiarize yourself with steps to help your employees adapt to organizational change.

  • Employment Standards Self-Help
    Applies only to: British Columbia

    Use this kit as a first step to solve workplace disputes between you and your employees without intervention from the Employment Standards Branch.

  • Free to low-cost applications

    Discover how using low-cost information and communications technology products can increase sales and productivity for your business.

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