Human Resource Software FAQs

  • What is human resource software?

    Human resource software allows organizations to manage employee records including contact details, attendance, salary, training, benefits, and more. This software also encompasses applicant tracking, payroll management, and onboarding functionality.

  • How much does human resource software cost?

    HR software prices range from $2 to $49 per user, per month. Some systems charge per employee, and start as low as $1 per employee per month. If you are interested in purchasing a solution for a one-time payment, you could spend up to $10,000+. Check out our pricing guide and blog post on how much HR software costs for more detailed information.

  • What are some common human resource software features?

    Common human resource software features include applicant tracking, attendance management, compensation management, and onboarding. To compare features side-by-side, check out our features guide.

  • What are the benefits of using human resource software?

    Human resource software can help collect and organize all employee data in a centralized location, reduce costs, increase employee satisfaction, and retention. Check out this blog post, "How to Make the Business Case for HR Software."

  • Are there free human resource software options?

    Yes, Apptivo,, teamdeck, Zenefits, and Zoho People are a few free software solutions. Check out "The Top 10 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems" for an in-depth look at the pros and cons of each system.

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