When you think about robotic process automation (RPA), you likely conjure up images of some post-apocalyptic world run by machines. All those Terminator movies can't be wrong, right? 

But the truth is that RPA can make employees in any business, including yours, much more productive. With over a third of businesses using automation, your competition is likely already hopping on the RPA bandwagon—so what's holding you back?

In this article, we'll break down everything about automation, from benefits to worker fears and back again. With this piece, we'll convince you that it's time to use robotic process automation to make your employees much more productive. Seriously.

What is business automation?

In business, automation means using technology to speed up and simplify tedious tasks so workers can focus on more important things. 

At its core, RPA uses software robots, or "bots," to do tedious but necessary tasks without human help, like filling out paperwork or sorting through data.

Automation, in this case, means that teams don't have to spend hours manually doing these repetitive processes; instead, they can leave it up to the bots! 

The result? Employees are freed from brain-draining jobs and can focus on more critical areas that require their expertise and creativity, like growing the business.

How can RPA increase productivity?

Robotic process automation is a great way to increase employee productivity without sacrificing quality or accuracy, which is excellent for your bottom line. RPA can increase worker output by helping to:

  • Automate mundane tasks

  • Improve accuracy

  • Create standardization for all processes

  • Streamline communication

  • Reduce costs

  • Increase customer satisfaction

These are just a few ways automation processes can increase employee productivity; let's break it down into specifics.

Robotic process automation tools to make your life easier

At Wrk, we offer the perfect packages to finish your tasks quickly and easily. With our connectors, bots, and skilled community of human workers, you can automate your work, even if you don't have any IT experience.

Wrk Actions

Our pre-configured building blocks, known as Wrk Actions, are at your disposal. Each Action represents a single step in your workflow, combining to simplify even the most convoluted processes. 

With these easy-to-use tools, you'll have the power of automation at your fingertips.


Our cutting-edge Wrkflows give you the power to take your business operations to the next level without hiring an expensive consultant or tech specialist. With our intuitive and adjustable platform, you can make robotic process automation work for any of your projects—even if they require human oversight. 

Keep everyone in the loop and focused on achieving success, with zero effort from you and 100% effectiveness all the time. Those numbers speak for themselves.

The Wrk Platform

Lastly, our Wrk Platform puts everything together into one easy-to-navigate application. From identifying duplicate contacts to automating lead generation, from generating reports to processing payments—it's all doable without having to write any code or consult IT. Because contrary to popular belief, not everyone knows how to code.

Why do human workers feel that there is a threat behind automation?

Even though RPA could be helpful, many workers are still hesitant to use it because they fear for their jobs. This fear is understandable. Few people want that security taken away by a machine, even if the result is can help the company. 

With thoughtful discussion and a clear understanding of the potential benefits, workers can come to terms with RPA and even embrace it to increase employee productivity and engagement.

Humans and automation bring out the best in each other

When you use robotic process automation appropriately, employees and machines work together perfectly; each has a specific role that allows them to bring out the best in the other. 

People bring intelligence and creativity to the table. At the same time, data processing, analysis, and reporting are done quickly and accurately by machines. 

Some skills will always need to be performed by people

As much as horror movies would have you believe, robots can do many more things than people. Creative problem-solving, strategy, and decision-making require understanding different situations that robots can't replicate.

However, RPA still benefits businesses looking to increase their employees' productivity. By using automation technology to take over manual tasks, your employees get more time to do what they do best. Why not increase your employee productivity with automation with Wrk?

At Wrk, we dedicate most of our time to making work more accessible and efficient. With us, you can search for automation solutions by department or type of use. This makes it a breeze to find the perfect tool for your business.

At our core, we are devoted to unlocking the potential of people and technology. If you're looking for a way to empower your team and enhance your bottom line, consider robotic process automation today!