The CheckPoint HR Blog

It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

Posted by Denise Bauwens on Mon, Apr 3, 2017


When HR professionals spend most of their days bogged down by tedious, time-consuming and tactical tasks, the organization as a whole suffers

It's hard to innovate and improve when you're drowning in dysfunction. 

Most employees crave meaningful work - jobs that give them a sense of purpose - and HR professionals are no different. Most HR leaders choose this field because they are passionate about the work and care deeply about talent and people management. As the staff members who work in such a central part of the organization, they likely have a lot of great ideas for how to best improve the company and suggestions and input on what changes should be made to better serve the organization and its employees.

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Topics: human resources, HRIS, hr software, connected HR, human capital management, administrative tasks

6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

Posted by Denise Bauwens on Mon, Mar 27, 2017


The strategic relationship you have with your HR technology provider can be as important as the technology itself. 

Are you thinking about investing in a new HR technology? You certainly aren't alone. 

More and more, organizations are looking to automate various business processes - with a lot of emphasis placed on HR functions. This makes sense, considering the pivotal role things like payroll and employee administration play in organizational performance and productivity.

In fact, according to research conducted by Deloitte, a whopping 92 percent of companies are trying to restructure in a way that enables them to better support a new digital culture. 

HR software and tools aren't a cure-all for the issues currently plaguing your company. Without a doubt, they can and should be used to help streamline operations, eliminate costly redundancies and improve the overall workflow. However, the simple act of purchasing and implementing a new HR technology system isn't, in and of itself, enough to guarantee you realize all these benefits.

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Topics: human resources, HRIS, employee engagement

3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

Posted by Denise Bauwens on Mon, Mar 20, 2017


HR functions play a pivotal role in the performance and success of an organization.

When it comes to meeting your business goals and moving the organization toward its bottom line, it's important to make sure you are optimizing the appropriate processes and tracking the right metrics.

It's no news that human resources is a critical aspect of any company. HR ensures staff gets paid on time, your organization maintains compliance with various and ever-evolving industry regulations and that you're attracting and retaining top talent. Without HR, many major aspects of your company would collapse. And while few would dispute the importance of HR, many businesses tend to overlook the monumental role it plays in the organization's bottom line.

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Topics: human resources, HRIS, employee engagement

HRIS – Choosing the Best System for You

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Thu, Jun 14, 2012

There is absolutely no doubt that an HRIS can help your human resources department greatly.  The increased efficiency and productivity, along with the lower incidence of errors, makes it easy to understand why so many businesses are investing in HRIS.  Realizing the benefits of an HRIS is easy for an employer.  What may not be so simple is figuring out which system is the best for their business.  There are countless options available to a business owner, and all of the choices vary in functionality, price, and advantages.  There are a few things to consider that can help you decide which human resource information system is the perfect one for you and your business.

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Topics: HRIS

Five Initiatives for 2011

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Mon, Feb 14, 2011

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Topics: human resources, hr, hr strategy, hr functions, hrms, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software, web based hr

Integrating HR Processes From Hire to Retire

Posted by Bill Faughnan on Tue, Feb 8, 2011

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Topics: employee benefits, human resources, hr, hr strategy, hr functions, hrms, hr processes, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software

Determining the Need for an HRMS Solution

Posted by Tim Padva on Tue, Jan 18, 2011

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Topics: human resources, hr, hrms, human resource management system, HRIS, Human Resource Management Software, web based hr