Human Resource Management
Recruitment and Training
Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within a company or organization that concentrates on staffing of, management of, training and providing guidance for the people who work in the organization. HRM deals with issues related to people directly such as hiring, compensation, performance management, communication, administration and training. Not only does Human Resource Management deal with Human Resource Development but they strive to keep other departments running smooth. Human Resource Managers take on several roles within their organization. They manage and supervise; they are administrators, trainers, mentors, and role models. HRM create, update and maintain employee information and they create and modify policies and guidelines that support not only a management team, but an entire company or organization. HRM face many difficult challenges throughout their careers, such as evaluating an employee’s performance, resolving disputes, ensuring employees are treated fairly without discrimination, and they make vital decisions such as the recruitment and selection of staff.
Recruitment and selection are two of the most crucial characteristics of Human Resource Management. Potential applicants can come from within an organization or from an external job market. During the recruitment process, HRM has to understand the importance of recruiting and decide to recruit from within (informal recruiting) or recruit externally (formal recruiting). They have to weigh the advantages and disadvantages and make decisions which are in the best interest of their company. A determination needs to be made whether the skills and talents of current employees are been properly utilized or should a new employee be hired. Recruitment requires extensive management planning and decision making which can be time consuming, costly and difficult so HRM only want to recruit the candidates who best suit the needs of...