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Alfanar HR Management
Alfanar IT, an information technology company operating in Saudi Arabia since 1995, introduces the alfanar human resources (HR) Management module for Microsoft

hr  HR Management Alfanar IT, an information technology company operating in Saudi Arabia since 1995, introduces the alfanar human resources (HR) Management module for Microsoft Dynamics AX. This module enables the HR department staff, without any programming capability, to identify, capture, maintain, and adjust employee information required from the application stage through to retirement, in both Arabic and English. See what it does.

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Human Resources encompasses all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees.  Modules will include Personnel Management, Benefit Management, Payroll Management, Employee Self Service, Data Warehousing and Health & Safety.  

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HR PRO


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2008 Software Re"solutions"


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