With the rapid spread of coronavirus, workers and employees are forced to work from home. COVID-19 outbreak has now bought some challenges to HR people.
Manging a remote workforce is one them. Keeping a track of their attendance and work is difficult. Automated cloud-based timesheet management and geo tracking is the need now. Cloud based solutions can save HR from bearing all the drawbacks of this outbreak.
ESS (Employee self-service) portal is one such solution. Integrated self-service system can be a good weapon to win upon remote workforce management.
Listed below are 3 most-rated benefits of an online employee self-service portal:
- Easy leave management
Leave request and regularizations seem to be the toughest jobs for HR while managing a remote employee. In cases of an online portal, an employee can send leave requests and track his approval status through their mobile itself. Also, the portal acts like a virtual manager with you. Get your requests attended in seconds.
- Eliminated HR efforts
Integrated HR chatbots in ESS portal eliminates most of the HR job by automating approvals and providing required data on its own. Chatbot on being asked, can redirect you to the required page. Knowing your manager details, accessing documents, knowing upcoming leaves is just a matter of click.
In short, a well-tailored ESS portal cuts down HR interference to an extent.
- Accurate attendance
Employees working remotely or from home, can now punch In and Out from their remote area. Yes! ESS portal lets you provide location details and time accurately. Geo fencing makes it possible. The portal tracks these data and later system-generated reports help HR process payroll easily.