Electronic human resource management (eHRM) focuses on the use of Internet-based technology to deliver human resource (HR) services and to facilitate HR processes including job analysis, recruitment, selection, training, performance management, and compensation. There has been an increased use of eHRM systems because they are thought to (a) streamline HR processes, (b) reduce cycle times, (c) increase efficiency, (d) decrease costs, and (e) enhance the degree to which organizations can attract, motivate, and retain talented employees.

Impact of Technology on HR Processes

eHRM has transformed many HR processes, and selected examples of these changes are described in the sections below.

E-Job Analysis

Organizations can now collect data for job analyses from subject matter experts (SMEs) (e.g., employees, supervisors) via Internet systems that circulate online questionnaires about task requirements to ...

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