A web address bar featuring the familiar terms http and wwwJust starting your career in HR?  Been in the field for years?  Then you’ll know that the key to a successful Human Resources department is organization. From the recruitment process throughout the employee lifecycle, staying organized means a productive workforce through exceptional performance reviews, data management and reporting.

Here’s a look at our top 5 HR forms websites, where you can get quality forms for your department or division:


Dedicated to providing forms to all types of businesses, Deluxe also sells a number of other print media, including marketing materials and promotional products. They have individual forms that can be customized with your own logo and fields and form starter kits as well. Their prices are incredibly reasonable and they often have blowout sales with prices as low as 50 percent off. Their HR selection includes expense reports, timecards, and a standard employee folder.


This site offers free templates for commonly used HR forms, including employee disciplinary forms, performance evaluations and job descriptions. They also have many more involved forms like job applications for recruitment purposes, warning letters, interview questions, employee handbooks and schedules.


Another great free site offers help with all aspects of HR forms.  They have payroll management and leave forms, hiring forms, complaint forms, performance review and termination forms too. Check out their website for more forms, all of which can be customized to meet the needs of your business.


About.com is such a wonderful database of information, and if you’re looking for HR forms then this is a great place to get them. You’ll need to have Word, Excel or Adobe (or their equivalents) installed on your computer to open and read them. There are forms like bereavement leave, breaks and lunch requirements, absenteeism and interview forms but also a number of important policies like an absenteeism policy and access to personal records.


This website is geared towards businesses of any kind and has great forms that you can specialize to your company or department. Of the included forms are disciplinary notices, warnings, employee settlement forms, forms for an exit interview (an important part of determining the underlying cause for a low retention rate!) and a number of health and safety forms as well.

Better yet, there are forms that may not be in your arsenal that should be like those included in the recruitment process. We all know how cumbersome recruiting can be, but smoothing out the process with an acknowledgement of application letter and applicant release form can make things infinitely better.

Forms for job descriptions, interview applications and also independent contractor agreements are also available. Just download the form on your computer, tweak it to meet your needs or use it as is and keep a folder of your forms categorized on your computer.  That way, when a change comes about you don’t have to worry about throwing paper away and can print only what you need when you need it.

Whether you’re looking for a time and attendance worksheet or an elaborate performance evaluation form, any one of these five websites will be able to help you out.

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