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Human Resources Information System (HRIS)

What is a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)? Discuss its main attributes and how it interfaces with strategic human resources planning as a whole.

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A Human Resource Information System (HRIS) is a software or online solution for the data entry, data tracking, and data information needs of the Human Resources, payroll, management, and accounting functions within an organization. The most effective HRISs provide information on almost anything a company requires for the tracking and analyzing current employees, former employees and applicants. These systems provide for the management and reporting of all employee information and company related documents such as employee handbooks, safety guidelines and emergency evacuation procedures. An HRIS also assists with the administration of benefits including enrollment, status changes and personal information updating along with the integration of payroll and other company financial software and ...

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The solution describes what is a human resources information system (HRIS) and its main attributes and how it interfaces with strategic human resources planning as a whole.

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