Zoho People: A Secure Web-based HR solution for Small Businesses


Part of the Zoho product suite, Zoho People is a secure web-based HR solution that gives employers and employees a platform to manage human resource matters like onboarding, attendance tracking, training delivery and even answering employees’ questions. Zoho People has extensive employee management features and is a good fit for companies of all sizes.

Here are a couple of reasons why businesses might want to utilize Zoho People:

 1) Companies planning on hiring: This solution helps HR departments and managing teams recruit talent, create hiring flows, build branded career pages, track applicants, and run background checks.

2) Businesses that want to improve their employees’ performance: With the help of Zoho People, employee performance can be tracked by goals management, performance appraisals, self-appraisals, and key result areas (KRAs).


Features of Zoho People

 Zoho People offers a broad range of features. By using Zoho People you can:

  • Enhance your user experience by customizing your dashboard with quick access to actions

  • Manage your employee queries and questions with an efficient case management tool

  • Add employees/users in multiple ways: adding users directly, inviting users, or importing users.

  • Define and assign roles to employees in your organization. Set up role-based permissions and determine what a user can and cannot access.

  • Easily record time spent on various activities. Log daily and weekly timesheets and generate custom reports.

  • Drag and drop tools to create new custom forms.  You can add fields, and quickly modify, delete and re-order them as per your requirements.

  • Configure automatic email alerts to improve your workflow and be instantly notified of specific actions such as requests, status updates, edits, and approvals.

  • Publish web forms online and add the records to the Zoho People forms directly from your website.

  • Make use of modules like Key Result Areas (KRA), Goals, Skill Set, etc, and embrace an easy-to-use method of managing your employees’ performance.

  • Track your employees’ time, attendance, overtime, comp-off, and much more.

  • Create new views to filter out the records that satisfy the specified constraint. Also, customize the views to view the required set of fields for reporting purposes.

  • Post and share concise organizational announcements regularly to keep your employees up-to-date.

  • Perform easy payroll integrations which will help make payroll processing easy and error-free for your organization.


Zoho People is a single platform that organizes, automates, and simplifies HR processes. From onboarding and attendance management to time tracking and appraisals, the cloud-based HR management system makes it easy for users to take care of their employees. With a secure online employee database, they can manage all their HR administrative actions in a central location. It improves accuracy and efficiency by eliminating errors due to manual entries. It also provides a 360-degree view that helps and simplifies employee performance reviews.

There are plenty of more features available in Zoho People which can help you to grow and manage your business, therefore I recommend it to every businessperson to take full advantage of. If you are facing any issues with Zoho People or would like to learn more about how it can help your business GROW, please contact us anytime at hello@clientric.co. We always love to help Zoho enthusiasts!

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