Nairobi, 25 January 2024 – SeamlessHR in East Africa, Africa’s leading payroll and HR software, asserts that the surge in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the very core of human resource management. 

Dr. Emmanuel Okeleji, SeamlessHR’s visionary CEO and co-founder, revealed how AI, a catalyst for change, is propelling improvements across vital HR functions — from streamlined recruitment processes to performance management, leave management and seamless payroll management.

Speaking at the recent SeamlessHR in East Africa Partner’s Conference, themed “Partnering for Profitability & Success in 2024,” Dr. Okeleji highlighted the profound influence of AI on the African business horizon and SeamlessHR’s commitment to innovation to elevate Africa’s business ecosystem.

“We are at a crucial juncture, where technology is not just a tool but the driving force behind simplifying critical HR tasks,” said Dr. Okeleji.

In the bustling arena of recruitment, work planning, monitoring, performance, and payroll management, the end goal for SeamlessHR in East Africa is to go beyond automating these HR processes to help businesses scale and improve their productivity.

“It is for this reason that the firm has remained at the forefront of innovation, scripting a narrative of efficiency, precision, and success in the unfolding chapters of Africa’s business evolution,” he explained.

Demonstrating a core commitment to innovation, SeamlessHR is actively advancing technology in priority areas. This includes a dedicated focus on addressing a significant challenge faced by African governments – the issue of ghost workers.

Dr. Okeleji emphasises the effectiveness of SeamlessHR’s time and attendance module in managing vast workforces, particularly in identifying and monitoring ghost workers.

SeamlessHR envisions this initiative as a catalyst for transformative change, setting the stage for a more agile, efficient, and technologically advanced future Governments,” he explained. 

“For example, AI-driven resume screening is now revolutionising candidate selection, efficiently aligning profiles with preset criteria and drastically reducing preliminary screening time for HR departments.”

Beyond recruitment of government staff, smart scheduling is also reshaping operations for gig workers. Dr. Okeleji notes that automation facilitates flexible staff schedules, minimising conflicts, resulting in contented employees and streamlined operations.

As part of its growth strategy, SeamlessHR is proactively exploring markets in Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda, further solidifying its position as Africa’s premier payroll and HR software provider.

The conference which attracted East Africa’s top leaders in tech, served as a nexus for thought leadership, emphasising the transformative impact of technology on the essential facets of human resource management.

The company remains steadfast in its commitment to shaping the landscape of HR technology across Africa.