Common Technology Used by HR Professionals

Human resource professionals use a wide variety of technology to support their different job functions (payroll, benefits, hiring, employee retention, etc.). Understanding what technology exists, when to use each type of software, and how to navigate specific software programs can greatly increase your chances of getting hired for an HR position. This article breaks down the different categories of technology most HR professionals use and includes a description of the most common software and platforms within each major category.

By Kristin Helm
Kristin Helm Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Center