What to look for while buying HRMS solution?

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Always ensure that you pick an HRMS solution, which meets all your organization’s needs. There are many solutions available today that don’t attempt to do everything but focus on specific functionalities such as Payroll processing, employee data management, or performance tracking module.

Today, the HR software industry is heavily crowded with many different vendors in the market.

We recommend you to review HRMS Software in two parameters. First, perform a feature review focusing on the key points that are most important for your business. Secondly, a review of how the software will benefit your organization especially in terms of human resource management.

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We found that most of the top-selling HRMS solutions offer the same features, but they can be customized depending on your requirements. Below are a few must-have features for your HRMS solution:

Time and attendance module

To collect data pertaining to the employee like IN/OUT times, shifts, absenteeism, and overtime. Accurate data at the base helps in precise payroll management.

Leave management

Bid goodbye to manual tracking of leaves and dealing with leave requests with leave management module. Make sure that the HRMS solution entails this particular module.

Performance tracking and management

This includes performance appraisals, 360-degree feedback, performance records, and alignment with organizational goals of employees.

Career and development planning

Including competency management and Job description management. Learning management is one very important module of HR solution.

Succession planning

Including identifying and managing internal talent pools and move them at the next level to leverage their proficiencies.

Manage personnel information

Supporting different types of employees, contingent workers, and people of other working relationships. Employee data recordkeeping and data backing have become one big concern for companies of every vertical. Ensure your HRM software has it.

Benefits administration

Monitoring and configuring programs like healthcare, pension, insurance, medical claims, etc.


Calculations for leave/absence, hours worked, overtime, bonuses and commissions, contributions, deductions, taxes, and other payroll nitty-gritty. Payroll done manually invites a huge sum of errors. A cloud-based payroll module can help you stay away from unwanted penalties.

Learning management

Online course content, registration, social collaboration, compliance, and evaluations. Employee onboarding and training management must be on the checklist while integrating one HRMS.

Self-service portal

Last but not least comes the employee self-service portal, which allows employees to access, update, and check their personal details on the go from their handheld devices from any place and anywhere.

So now that you are aware of all the important modules that you ought to look into an HRMS solution, its time to give it a chance and witness for yourself how the solution would reshape your HR management for you. For more tips and tricks to buy the best HRMS solution, contact us. You can drop a mail to us at sales@pockethrms.com.

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