HR systems do not drive effective absence management. FACT! Absence Management in HR systems seems to be a case of just trying to add another feature without any real focus on helping clients attain their goals.
Many companies choose to use their HR system to do as much as possible. Anything from payroll through to talent management. A lot of HR professionals have probably come across this working with their systems on a daily basis. It does a lot of things, but it is often the case of the system being a “jack of all trades, master of none”. Is this really the best possible solution? When it comes to absence management the answer is a resounding “NO!”