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Advice on Growing a Human Resource Software Business Channel

The Advice contained in this article is based on fifteen years of human resource software industry experience including ten as a HR software business partner for several HR software vendors.

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Should you purchase your Payroll HRIS system from a value added reseller, VAR?

Many business software companies offer sales, consulting and training services for their HRIS systems or combined Payroll HRIS systems through other independent companies, called business partners or value added resellers, AKA VAR’s. The question addressed with this article is are you better off to work directly with the vendor or working with one of their partners? The answer, just like most things, depends.

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Choosing The Right HRIS Vendor For You

The recent push for improved strategy in management has got HR managers scrambling left and right to meet executive demands.

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Ten Step Guide to Selecting Human Resource Software

This HRIS Software or HRMS software selection advice is based on my experience of more than 15 years within the HR software industry. I have seen hundreds, if not thousands, of companies during that time do a good job and unfortunately, many who did a poor job with this process. You certainly don't want to go through the process a year or two down the road again because you ended up making the wrong selection. That type of thing is what's called a career limiting move.

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HRIS and HRMS, What's the Difference?

HRIS, HRMS and other confusing HR software industry terms defined.

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Selling HRMS Software and HRIS Systems is Hard!

If you have been selling HRMS Software, HRIS systems or HR software for any amount of time, I am certain you will agree with most of what I have written here. If you are new to the industry, get ready for a lot of heart break. In fact, I challenge anyone to offer a product that is harder to sell than HRMS Software, HRIS systems or HR software.

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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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HRIS Benefits Automation Defined

One of the most important features of a typical HRIS Software application is the capability of automating the difficult and time consuming process of administering HRIS benefits. The purpose of this article is to define the typical capabilities you can expect to see in today’s top HRIS Benefits Software applications.

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HRIS Software - Can You Implement It Yourself?

When you review the cost of HRIS software, you will quickly notice that a large percentage of the cost of the software is made up in implementation, training, and consulting costs. I have been asked perhaps a hundred times over the years if a company could implement the HRIS software themselves. Just like anything, it depends.

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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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How Many North American HRIS/HRMS Vendors Are There?

Perform a Google search on HRIS vendor or HRMS vendor and you will notice on the right side at the top of the screen, over 300,000 HRIS vendor or HRMS vendor sites are listed.

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What Type of Human Resoruce Software Training works best?

When you pruchase a HR software, you may be presented with a number of options on how you want to be trained. This article covers the pros and cons of each.

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When Do HR Professionals Look Online for HR Software?

If you are going to online market an HRIS software or HRMS software application, it’s important to know when the HR profession looks online for HR software applications. The information I present in this article is based on results shown from Google Adwords and from boardreader.com.

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HRIS Training, What’s the Best Type?

What type of HRIS training works best? As you start talking to HRIS or HRMS software vendors, you will likely be presented with a variety of options for getting you and your staff trained on the new system. The four typical methods of HRIS application training are self training, online classes, classroom training, and onsite training but which is the best?

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HRMS System and Payroll Interfaces Defined

During your search and evaluations of payroll HRIS Systems or HRMS payroll 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.

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