Today’s businesses move to the beat of a digital drum. While internal processes, practices and procedures were once manual and fragmented, digital transformation has prompted a significant change across departments—human resources (HR) is no exception.
Business leaders confirm that by embracing digital transformation, they have enhanced structural efficiency, creating new and improved business models as a result.
The evolution of digital technologies has indeed changed the way companies in various sectors approach their internal strategies. Here we’re going to explore the digitalisation of HR and the benefits it presents in the current business environment.
One of the most pivotal cogs in the operational machine, the HR department is responsible for the development of company culture, training, recruitment & retention and corporate compliance, among other essential functions.
A well-oiled HR department will ensure your company continues to thrive. Therefore, across sectors, businesses have embraced digital transformation to augment the efficiency of their human resources initiatives.
While the human element of HR remains integral, the rise of digital transformation means that by embracing the right technologies, it’s possible to catalyse the success of your organisation through your human resources department—which in many ways is the foundation of any thriving business.
By ‘going digital’ with HR, it’s possible to enhance the employee experience by offering training and communication tools while streamlining the recruitment processes to improve talent acquisition.
To put this mass migration towards HR digitalisation into perspective, here are some relevant insights to highlight:
Regardless of your niche or sector, the digitalisation of HR is paved with business-boosting opportunities that will serve to enhance your business in a number of ways. To help you embrace the digital transformation of your HR department, here are some key considerations to privilege:
In Today’s era of volatility, there is no other way but to re-invent. the only sustainable advantage you can have over others is agility, that’s it. Because nothing else is sustainable, everything else you create, somebody else will replicate.— Jeff Bezos, Amazon
In the age of digitalisation, to evolve and adapt is to thrive and indeed, survive. At Orbium, HR is at the heart of our culture—as a mid-sized company, working with Smart Recruiters technology, we ensure our talent acquisition initiatives remain robust and value-driven.
Using this technology enables us to centralise our key recruitment information and communications, bridging the gap between agencies, candidates and colleagues. And as a mid-sized company, digital technology helps us streamline all of our most critical daily HR-based activities.
In doing so, our recruitment process is built for success—helping us to connect with as well as nurture the best possible talent for our business on a sustainable basis.
For more invaluable insights on digital transformation, read So you think you have a digital programme?