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Weight importance of each feature or option from one to ten with ten being the most important.

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Company Information

* Country   
*Number of Employees
*Purchase Options 
Cloud (AKA Saas or PEPM) Licensed Purchase
Licensed Hosted Outsourced
Any of the Above

Employee Self Service

Do you need Employee Self Service (ESS)?

NOTE - Employee Self Service applications allow employees, managers and company officers to view and make changes to specific employee related information online.

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Will you Require Benefits Open Enrollment?

Note – This feature allows for an automated process where Employees can enroll for benefits online.

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Will you need Interfaces between your HRIS/HRMS Application and your Benefit Carriers?
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Will you want to provide employees with Total Compensation Benefit Statements?
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Performance Management

Do you need to track Employee Reviews and due dates?

Note - All of our HRIS vendors offer this capablity. If you are looking for greater Performance Management capabilities select yes to next question.

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Are you looking for Online Performance Management?

Note - Online Performance Management applications allow organizations to automate the review process.

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Are you looking for Recruiting Capabilities?
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Training Management

Are you looking to only track dates that employees took classes and when they are next due?

Note - Most HRIS providers provide the tracking of this basic data. If you are looking for more training management capabilities select yes on next question.

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Are you looking for a total Training Management system?

NOTE - Most HR applications offer the ability to track when an employee has taken a class and when classes need to be retaken. Training management applications offer far more comprehensive training capabilities

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Are you looking for a vendor that provides payroll?

Note - Many HRIS vendors offer integrated Payroll systems. Those that don't may partner with third parties to offer payroll or provide bidirectional interfaces to popular payroll services or providers such as ADP or Paychex.

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Do you need an interface between your existing payroll system and your HRIS application?

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