Clay C. Scroggin

Clay C. Scroggin

For the past 15 years Clay C. Scroggin has worked in the human resources software industry. During that time Clay and those he has worked with have helped hundreds of companies with their HR software selection process. Clay's latest project is CompareHRIS.com, a site dedicated to assiting HR professionals with their search, selection, evaluation, implementation, and use of HR software.

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What Are the Most Popular HRIS/HRMS Features and Options?

Based on results from the CompareHRIS.com Human resource information system (HRIS) selection tool, CompareHRIS.com was able to compile the following list of the most popular features and options offered with today's industry leading HRIS/HRMS applications. The results show the percentage of the time each feature or option was selected by those using the selection tool from surveys completed over the past year.

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Strategy Implementation by Human Resources

This article discusses the role of Human Resources within the business environment and how to implement a strategy that can work on many different levels within the work world.

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Is Our HR Solutions Selection Tool Too Wordy?

I received an email from a visitor to CompareHRIS.com who said our HR solutions selection tool was too wordy. My polite answer is that it’s supposed to be because picking HRIS software is not easy.

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Avoid the Five Most Common HR Management Software Selection Mistakes

I am a firm believer that we can all learn from the mistakes of others. That’s the point of this article.

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Searching for new HR Application Software, How Many Vendors Should You Review?

Reviewing too few systems is actually one of the most common mistakes I have seen HR professionals make when researching HR application systems. There are a large number of HR application systems on the market today.

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Do I need Employee Tracking Software

Yes, it’s true an employee tracking software system can save you work but it can also create some work, especially up front.

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What We Have Learned About Those Looking for HRIS Software

We scrutinized surveys that have been completed in the last few months and learned a great deal about HRIS prospects. We took a look at the following options: Payroll, Employee self service, benefit open enrollment and recruiting. We also took a look at what percentage of visitors selected either a purchase platform or a hosted platform.

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User Friendly HRMS System versus Complexity & Functionality

Is user friendliness important when considering an HRMS System or HRIS system software product? Absolutely! But only to the level that the HRMS system meets your needs.

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Response to HR Magazine's February 2009 Cover Story

In the February 2009 issue of HR magazine, a cover story was written and titled “Strategies for saving in a down economy.” I read the article and agreed with much of what was said until I got to a section on technology and contact management.

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Payroll HR Software Integration Benefits

Most of the benefits of having an integrated HR Software solution are fairly obvious but with this article, I will also point out some of the reasons for keeping payroll and HR separate.

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Payroll HRMS System Interfaces Defined

During your search and evaluations of payroll HRIS Systems or HRMS system software applications, you will hear a great deal about interfaces. The purpose of this article is to explain in detail how they are typically used. If you are looking at purchasing payroll HRIS Systems, HRMS systems or HR Software application and plan to tie it to an existing payroll application, this article will prove very helpful. The vast majority of HRMS system applications will offer some type of capability for transferring HRIS data or HRMS data from one system to another.

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Picking The Best HRIS Software For Your Company

No matter what the organization, there is no application as important as that of the Human Resources Information System, or HRIS. Consider an organization to be valued as a measure of its workers – what could be more integral to the organization’s success than that system which enables skillful management of the very human resource itself?

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Picking Your HR Payroll Software

There are many common themes that run throughout the business world, but one in particular is fairly obvious: money. The earning of profit is, quite naturally, one of the primary reasons why many businesses even exist at all. As all management must realize, however, an organization’s dealings with money extend much further than simply the “big picture” concerns of the company.

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Choosing Your HR Payroll Software

There are many common themes that run throughout the business world, but one in particular is fairly obvious: money. The earning of profit is, quite naturally, one of the primary reasons why many businesses even exist at all. As all management must realize, however, an organization’s dealings with money extend much further than simply the “big picture” concerns of the company.

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Talent Management Software makes Succession Planning a Breeze

When it comes to determining company success, just about everyone will attest to the fact that succession planning is a key element. Despite this consensus, however, very few companies actually devote sufficient time and energy to succession strategy. The question is, if succession is such a universally-accepted component of company prosperity, why aren’t more organizations doing something about it?

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