Planning new staffing software? You will want to avoid these 7 ways to mismanage the process.

1. FALL FOR GOOD LOOKS

Great looks don’t necessarily mean a tried & true partner that will take you through the life of your company. Make sure the software has useful features that will have an impact on the day to day operations of your firm. Detail out what you need to accomplish with the new staffing software and make sure that all of your major concerns are addressed. Your list should contain “bread & butter” features. Avoid “pie in the sky” wish list items that no software vendor will have. Please don’t leave the choice to the outside software consultant that you hired. Get involved with the decision.

2. GET THE CHEAPEST ONE

We all like to save money but as with everything else, you get what you pay for. If you see a vendor’s pricing is far apart from another there has to be a reason why. Usually that reason is that you will not receive the same value. Often there are hidden costs that crop up later. Vendors do offer promotions from time to time but crazy pricing is usually a bad sign. No one