Human resources

Every business is a people business. At the heart of every successful business are the people who make things happen. And, in HR, it’s your job to attract and retain the very best talent, plus keep current employees as positive and productive as possible. No easy task.

With Microsoft Dynamics ERP, you get intuitive tools—plus role-based, personalized dashboards and key performance indicators targeted to the specific jobs people do. This can make their jobs easier and gives you immediate, clear, and controlled visibility into the info you need most.

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Be a dynamic human resources professional

Be a dynamic human resources professional

People. They’re the emotional, the inspirational, the sometimes confrontational and always human piece of Human Resources. Our vision is to enable the Dynamic HR Professional to be more strategic, help drive employee and organizational development focus, and enable a more empowered and connected workforce.

Manage talent

Manage talent
  • Recruit top talent by posting job openings both internally and externally, and share applicants across the enterprise providing a powerful tool for any recruiter.

  • Put the right people in the right place by mapping internal and external candidates against the competencies and qualifications you’re looking for.

  • Create fixed and variable compensation plans, which include grade, band and step compensation structures.

  • Initiate a pay-for-performance structure and compensate employees based on personal and organizational performance goals.

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Drive HR impact

Drive HR impact
  • Maintain hierarchical, matrix, and team-based organizational structures over time.

  • Retain employment history, track injuries and illnesses, record education, skills, certificates, tests, courses, work experiences, and track loaned equipment.

  • Engage employees by giving them online access to apply for jobs, maintain performance goals, register for courses, enter and approve absences and expenses, and more.

How do you evolve a forward-thinking HR program?

Inspire collaboration

HR software enabling collaboration
  • Manage access to sensitive employee data, preserve and retain employee-lifetime histories, and do it from a single source of data.

  • With role-tailored information at your fingertips, operate role centers for HR managers, staffing managers and training/development managers.

  • Use the Microsoft tools your team already understands—Outlook, SharePoint, Lync and Yammer—to bring people together and allow instant and effortless connection.

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What is human resource management?

Hiring, training, assessing, and managing today’s workforce are all key to business growth and success. Human resource departments are responsible for monitoring and tracking employee performance and compliance throughout their work life cycle.

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