AI concept Outsourcing certainfunctions frees up the internal HR team to be more strategic ratherthan tactical. (Image: Shutterstock)

In any part of an organization, getting caught in the weeds caninterfere with big picture thinking. That said, HR teams are hitespecially hard. Just handling tasks like payroll and taxes eats up a lot of time.

That’s why many businesses use outsourcing firms and software tohandle everything from payroll and resume screening to benefitsenrollment and compliance issues, says Barbara Mitchell, co-authorof “The Big Book of HR.”

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