Human resource management (Methods of recruitment and selection (Job…
Human resource management
The strategic approach to the effective management of an organisation's workers so that they help the business gain a competitive advantage.
The process of identifying the need for a new employee, defining the job to be filled and the type of person needed to fill it and attracting suitable candidates for the job
The series of steps by which the candidates are interviewed, tested and screened.
Labour turnover- measures at which rate employees are leaving an organisation
Methods of recruitment and selection
A detailed list about the key points of the job to be filled in, key tasks and responsibilities
List of the qualities, skills and qualifications that a successful applicant will need
Shortlist of applicants
Selecting between applicants
Employee's work responsibilities, permanent or temporary contract, working hours and flexibility, holiday entitlement, the number of days notice they must be given if the worker is sent away or wants to leave
Redundancy vs. Dismissal
Redundancy happens when a worker is sent away because the business wants to reduce the workforce
Dismissal happens when a worker is sent away due to lack of discipline and work
HR departments will offer advice and counselling to employees who are in need of support, either financially or family problems. This will motivate employees due to caring attitude of the business towards its workforce.
Work-life balance: employees are able to give the right amount of time and effort to work and their personal life outside work, family or other interests.
Practices and promises aimed at achieving a fair organisation where everyone is treated in the same way and has the opportunity to reach their full potential
Practices and promises aimed at creating a mixed workforce and placing positive value on diversity in the workplace
Training and development of workforce
HR must ensure that its employees are well trained and equipped to perform and undertake responsibilities expected of them. Workers are able to become well-qualified employees and will enjoy work more since they are alway learning new things in training, rather than doing something repetitive