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What is the difference between HRIS and HRMS?

There is no difference between HRIS and HRMS. HRIS stands for Human Resources Information System and HRMS stands for Human Resources Management System. They’re both widely used terms that describe software platforms and tools that help People and HR leaders in commercial and public organizations take care of their workforce.

An HRIS or HRMS typically helps HR teams work efficiently, productively and accurately, by keeping secure records and automating basic processes. It may offer employee self-service, for common requests or employee tasks, such as updating records or requesting holiday. With a central repository of data, an HRMS or HRIS is a powerful source of insight that helps with workforce planning by showing employee trends and behaviors and measuring satisfaction and productivity. The latest platforms are global and cloud-based, giving mobile access to tasks, functions and information, and offering sophisticated tools to enhance employee experience, talent recruitment and workforce communication.

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