Organizations are using virtual HR professionals and relish similar services and attributes of an in-house HR team but at 1/10th of the cost. Virtual HR professionals provide services like:
- Onboarding of new employees
- Tracking Productivity & Performance of employees
- Keeping employee records
- Reporting performance analytics
- Tracking new applicants
- Offboarding terminated or retired employees.
- Keeping time records
- Organizing payrolls
- Managing performance reviews
- Maintaining employee satisfaction
- Updating company policies
- Implementing benefit packages
- Get 24/7 support
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Differences & Advantages of Virtual HR
The primary difference between in-house and virtual HR is where your HR team is located geographically. With your in-house department HR professionals usually have their own office space. Virtual HR professionals telecommute or connect virtually via IT to their companies.
Better access to HR Team.
Employees no longer have to walk over to the HR office to ask questions or schedule an appointment to discuss their HR queries. Instead, with virtual HR teams, HR professionals can answer questions any time they want without even getting up from their work chair.
Use of the latest technology.
When HR teams predominantly work in virtual environments, they are more likely to prioritize new HR technologies. Consequently, virtual HR professionals will be up to date on all of the latest technologies, trends, and software.
When appropriately governed, virtual HR services deliver more advantages than disadvantages.
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