Self-service is part of our daily lives, so why not use it in human resources? An employee self-service portal gives workers the ability to manage their personal data, payroll, benefits and even to complete open enrollment. If your employee self-service portal can’t perform all these functions, you may need to reconsider your options.
What is an Employee Self-Service Portal or ESS?
An ESS portal is a feature available within most Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). An HRIS provides core HR functions and helps you track, measure and automate employee tasks to optimize operations. An HRIS functions as a database at the center of your organization, tying information—like payroll, benefits, attendance and other related data—to individuals. It also handles recruiting, tax compliance, personnel tracking