Change is inevitable and often difficult. This holds true at the organizational level, especially when you decide to implement new software. With hundreds of vendors providing a list of features, choosing one can cost you more than a good night’s sleep. This is why we’ve crafted a quick 7-step checklist to help you select the best HR software for your business.

  • Understand the actual needs of your organization, which features will help, and which are luxuries.

  • Include the entire team, especially the HR department, and collectively make a list of features that would benefit the organization.

  • Define the short-term and long-term goals for implementing new software.

  • Choose software that is automated and reduces manual work for your HR team.

  • Ensure the software is compatible with the other applications that run your business.

  • Stay within your budget when considering new HR software.

  • Check for reviews across the web and evaluate the vendor’s customer support.

Read more about the 7-step checklist to choosing HR software in our HR Knowledge Hive.