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4 Ways a Human Capital Management System will Change the Way You View HR

Jun 13, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Now that we've defined what a good HCM looks like, we can discuss some of the ways it'll change the way you view your HR department.


An HR department will naturally have access to a ton of analytics on your company, so why not put them to use? Topics like outsourcing, cost management, succession planning, employee information, and training all likely go through your HR department at some point. Gathering data on any of those topics can give you critical information on raising the morale of your employees, in turn causing them to want to stay employed by you.

Supply and Demand

Speaking of retaining employees, keeping talented workers is especially tricky in today's job world. This #PeopleFirst Economy now places prospective and current employees in the position of power instead of the employers. Creating a great employee experience from applicant tracking through onboarding is a task tailor-made for HR. By setting the desired tone of your company, an HR team builds the culture that appeals most to the applicants you are looking to attract.


Not in the graphics sense, this refers to HR designing and implementing the organizational and psychological aspects of your organization. Again, your employees are your most valuable asset; by understanding the science of behavior, HR reps can create better training and leadership opportunities.


Another strategy employers are implementing in the #PeopleFirst Economy is viewing their employees like customers with HR acting as internal marketing. The new training and processes your HR team is developing needs to be marketed appropriately to your employees for them to stick. Who better to sell a "new product" than the ones creating it?

Hopefully, you see how vital a sound HCM system is within the #PeopleFirst Economy. Turning your HR team from just a department to a well-oiled HCM machine is essential, and without the right tools for the job, your employees can get lost. That's where we come in. Our suite of powerful People Tools are designed to help you thrive within the #PeopleFirst Economy. Are you interested in learning more? Schedule a demo with us, and we'll show you how 4,000+ customers around the US can't be wrong.



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Proliant puts the human in human resources. We provide a fully integrated, cloud-based HCM solution that simplifies payroll and HR processes. The company serves small to large clients in multiple industries in all 50 states and is committed to providing the highest quality customer service in the industry.

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