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Happy and productive professionals are the prime movers in organizational success. Compensation, culture, and benefits all play a role, but perhaps the most relevant factor is people’s ability to do their jobs. As every HR professional knows, in most organizations, the biggest barrier to productivity is friction related to accessing and using necessary technology, like an HRIS or HCM. That’s where IT comes in.
IT’s primary mission is to ensure that all the right people have access to all the right resources in a way that makes it easy for people to do their jobs—balanced with the need to make sure that it all happens without security or compliance failings.
The best way to ensure this is to leverage HR and IT solutions that help automate processes, eliminate human error, and minimize gaps in communication between the HR and IT teams. Using automation also frees up HR and line managers to focus on optimizing the onboarding process, creating a better and more streamlined employee experience.
Sounds easy, right? Not so fast!
Before we dive into the advantages of using HR and IT automation to help, let’s take a look at what needs to happen each time someone joins the