HR Basics is a series of short lessons, designed to highlight what you need to know about a particular human resource management topic. In today’s HR Basics, we explore Human Resource Information Systems, technology used to assist the systematic processes that mange people in organizations.
A Human Resources Information System is a software solution that is used for data entry, data tracking and the data management of an organization’s people. Put simply, HRIS systems keep track of your employees and information about them.
Good HRIS systems run on a database, and allow users to enter information without having to know database structure.