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Benefits of Relying on a Staffing Partner for your HRIS Migration

GettyImages-1480239219Over 70% of US based companies use Human Resource Information Systems, commonly referred to as HRIS. HRIS is a software solution that centralizes employee information, including attendance, compensation, and benefits on a digital platform. As HRIS adoption grows, relying on a skilled staffing partner will be key to navigate the migration process. With expertise in sourcing talent proficient in HRIS migrations, as well as a familiarity with the predominant hosting software, engaging a staffing partner becomes a no-brainer to lead a smooth migration. Let’s take a look at the compelling reasons why your company should consider consulting with a staffing partner!


Analogy to Understand the Role a Staffing Partner Plays

Engaging a staffing partner in HRIS migration is like having a skilled guide to lead you on a complex mountain expedition. The staffing partner - an experienced guide in this analogy - leads hikers to the pinnacle by relying on their knowledge of the terrain, tools, and experts needed. They navigate through challenges, ensuring a smooth ascent. Just as the tour guide provides support in unfamiliar landscapes, a staffing partner aids the company in overcoming HRIS migration obstacles. They source exceptional talent with technical proficiency in niche software, helping the organization reach the summit of a seamlessly integrated and optimized HRIS system.


3 Benefits of Relying on a Staffing Partner for your HRIS Migration


1. Experience

Leading an HRIS migration tends to be more successful when you have an experienced partner in your corner. At Yoh, we understand what type of talent is needed for each unique migration obstacle, because we’ve worked with clients at each step of their journey. Often working under tight deadlines to locate talent with the technical expertise to configure sophisticated systems. 

Today, the predominant software used by our clients is Workday. We highly encourage our clients to choose Workday over other platforms because it is highly adaptable to the specific industry segment a business operates within. As a result, we strategically source talent proficient in Workday configuration to ensure our clients can hit the ground running without delay.

Additionally, since our talent possesses expertise in Workday, it often correlates with a higher quality of work. Familiarity with advanced features and best practices can result in better outcomes, leading to more effective solutions and results. Lastly, they are better prepared to trouble-shoot, because they’ve encountered similar problems in prior projects, ultimately minimizing downtime for quicker launches.


2. Deep Talent Pool

In HRIS migration, there is a high demand for support, yet a low supply of qualified talent, posing challenges for organizations seeking skilled professionals in this specialized field. That’s where we come in. Our partnerships with clients in the past have allowed us to build a network of talent proficient in the full life cycle of HRIS migration. Our talent pool extends globally, because a majority of the technical experts in this domain are operating on work visas. Here are five common roles we’ve placed for clients in the past.

  • Ultipro HRIS Specialist (Migrating from Ultipro to Workday)
  • Senior Technical Analyst, HR Systems 
  • Workday Business Systems Analyst
  • Workday HCM Integration consultant
  • HRIS Software Engineer
  • Senior Manager, HRIS


3. Customized Solutions 

Given the inherent complexities HRIS migrations often encounter, relying on talent partner capable of providing customizable solutions is invaluable. At Yoh, we tailor our services to align with the specific needs and goals of the organization, ensuring a more personalized and effective approach.

We are ready to support companies opting to migrate to an HRIS. Here are common reasons why companies opt to migrate. We customize our talent solutions to align with these end-goals.

  • Greater Functionality
  • Increased Efficiency
  • Growth Support
  • Consolidating Systems

Final Takeaways

The bottom line is that migrating to an HRIS is hard. Companies commonly encounter challenges such as data migration issues, system compatibility concerns, insufficient executive support, and potential cost overruns during their migration journey. Overcoming these challenges to lead a successful migration can’t be done alone. Consider reaching out here to partner with experts ready to get your HRIS migration across the finish line.


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