The surge in Information Technology has impacted the functioning of the Human Resource department. There is widespread implementation of information technology in order to optimize the recruitment, training and retention of personnel at all levels. In a recently conducted survey, it was found that seventy percent of organizations across various verticals make widespread use of the Internet to deliver a variety of HR services.

HR information Systems are used to perform a wide range of functions like data stor ranage, information dissemination and analysis to maximize the human resources of a company. The use of HR Information Systems offers numerous benefits to the HR department, line managers and to the organization as a whole. It serves to streamline complex HR processes leading to more targeted, smoother and more cost-effective HR management.

The application of Information Technology in HR reduces the administrative and operational burden on HR personnel, allowing them to play a more strategic and valuable role in the organization.