Lesson 1 Case Study
MGTXXX: Human Resources Management
Sep. 5, 2015
The New Job
Employees as the valuable resources in the company are directly related to the company productivity, profitability, and further business strategies and decision making. In this case, a new position dealing with daily tasks to keep the marketing department functioning is what should be created to better support working efficiency and productivity. The competencies of the job should be analyzed based on the tasks to be carried, so is the compensation and performance management in compliance with the expectation of these tasks. A potential challenge of filling this job from a HR point of view might be contradicts of the compensation provided based on the small size of the department and the experience and responsibility of the applicant expected.
Job Creation Recommendation
Before designing the job, there are a few key features to be figured: 1. tasks to be carried, 2. complexity of the task, 3. workload and 4. flexibility of the place/time the tasks to be carried. As mentioned in the passage, this role is set to provide better support the marketing department in the administrative way, and the tasks includes arrangements of travel schedules, tracking accounts payable to the department, organizing meetings and assisting with other office needs. The tasks are not difficult to be carried but requires multi-tasking ability and sometimes extended working hours to assist marketing associates on site. Also a general knowledge of administration in workplace is needed.
The job to be created is for a better support supports the marketing department by carrying out the daily tasks that keep the department functioning, therefore a job position of marketing administrative assistant should be created.
Employees Competencies Required
Before identifying the competencies requirement of the position, it is importance to know what duties would be performed....