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How to Create a Business Case for Your Human Resources System
Getting CFO or CEO approval to purchase a new software system is often a challenge—but more so if that system is for human resources (HR), as HR is not

disign proposal sample  center. Don’t let that discourage you from going after a new HR system. When looking to purchase a new software System, you should go to your CFO or CEO with a business case in hand. In order to get the HR, payroll, training or recruiting system you are looking for, you will probably have to justify it. My goal is to introduce you to the basics of creating a business case so that you can gain management buy-in to the project. Depending on how sophisticated your organization is around budget and

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