HR Professionals Technology Proponent Competency: A Review

  •  Uti Amechi    
  •  Choi Long    


Technological advancements of the 21st century have transformed the approach of how HR professionals reasonand execute their responsibilities, which has made the HR technology proponent competency a critical factor fororganizational performance. This paper therefore tries to examine and bring to the fore, the relevance and inputof the technology proponent competency of HR professional, and how HR professionals utilize the knowledge ofthis competency in today’s global market of severe competition. The methodology employed in this study is theprinciples of inductive categorization, which ensured a systematic content analysis of selected relevant literaturefrom previous studies as retrieved from online databases. Findings from the review of extant literature in the areaof review show that the acquisition of certain basic technological competencies have influenced and enhancedHR work output, which has made HR professionals more efficient in the delivery of HR administrative functionslike payroll processing, benefits, healthcare costs, and other administrative services.

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