Data is the foundation and a necessity to all things AA compliance. It can be something you get easily or it can become the bane of your AA existence. What is the difference between getting that data easily and it becoming a struggle? Technology. Now I don’t mean you have to have cutting edge systems with all the bells and whistles, but you must understand the capabilities of the systems you do have and create processes for the rest. So let’s start with the two big systems most companies have, HRIS/HRMS and ATS: Human Resources Information Systems/Human Resources Management Systems and Applicant Tracking Systems. These two systems hold data for all your potential, current and past employees. This article will focus on the data in your HRIS/HRMS, and the next installment will focus on your ATS data.

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