HR Automation is the automation process that uses intelligent tools and workflows to facilitate and perform (or partially perform) HR tasks. By automating various routine tasks, considerable time can be gained to focus on more important tasks and strategic objectives.
HR Automation consists of three phases:
For each phase of HR Automation, specific tasks or parts of tasks can be considered.
Phase one: digitising standard processes
Phase two: linking systems together
Time registration in payroll processing
Recruitment & selection in payroll administration and time registration
Absence registration under the ARBO (Dutch Working Conditions Legislation) service
Assessment for pay rises
Phase three: automating internal HR processes
As said, HR Automation can make the life of HR professionals - and all employees in an organisation - much easier, by taking work off their hands, supporting work processes and tasks and simplifying good strategic decision-making. But before you start with HR automation, make sure everybody within the organisation is on the same page. HR automation should be an important topic in your HR strategy.
Nowadays many HR software suppliers offer solutions for HR automation. One key element in using HR automation is the usage of HR workflows. For example, have a look at our HR-inbox features. which help you fully automate the employee onboarding flow.
Listed below are a number of applications:
These examples are based on working with Nmbrs® and are not available in all software.