Case Study on Microsoft Assignment

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HUMAN RESOURCEMANAGEMENT
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1A. HR function and its importance:.............................................................................................1b. Strength and weakness of selection methods:.........................................................................3c. Improvement made in selection process:.................................................................................4TASK2............................................................................................................................................5aVacancy for receptionist in CHOCOLATE PRESENCE COMPANY:...................................5b. Benefits and limitations of advertising jobs............................................................................7c. Different job adverts and their reasons to use..........................................................................8TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9a. Evaluation of benefits of graduate training scheme and internships for Organisation andemployee......................................................................................................................................9b. Identify the Microsoft's flexible working arrangement for the staff and evaluate the benefitsof those to both Microsoft and employee..................................................................................10c. Evaluate how Microsoft motivates its employee's through the way......................................11TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................12a. Employee engagement:..........................................................................................................12b. Approaches discussed in summit:..........................................................................................13c. UK employment legislation...................................................................................................14CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................15REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................16
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management can be defined as management of most valuable assets ofcompany that is human capital. It does recruitment, selection, training, development etc. Presentstudy is based on Microsoft. Microsoft is an American company headquarters in Redmond,Washington (Berman and et.al., 2019). Founded on April 4,1975, its founders are Bill Gates andPaul Allen. Chocolates Presence company is a chocolate manufacturing company sales itschocolates globally. Report will explain the working of Microsoft company in field of HRM thatexplains the purpose and scope. How company takes in the process of recruitment and selection.Its advantages and disadvantages in Microsoft. It will explain the employee engagement.Importance of employee engagement in Microsoft. UK employee legislation. It will prepareperson specification for receptionist. Advantages and disadvantages of job advertisement will beexplained.TASK 1A. HR function and its importance:The purpose of human resource department is majorly to manage needs of staff numbersof organisations. In maximizing the efficiency of an organisation, human resource helps inhandling financial to legal matters. In an organisation like chocolate presence, HR departmentplays a major role in development and growth of the business. HR department performs numberof functions like recruitment, selection, staffing needs, performance appraisal and compensationto employees (Bratton and Gold, 2017).Recruitment:Recruitment is being done by HR department. Purpose of properrecruitment is to recruit those people who can work efficiently and effectively in interest tochocolate presence growth and development. Recruitment is beneficial or important for thecompany because it helps the firm in getting talented staff those who can contribute well inraising sales of company.Reward management:Reward management is the function where the employee is beingmotivated by giving rewards at the time of efficient production in chocolate presence. This is theway by which chocolate presence keep motivating their employees by rewards (Brewster andet.al., 2016). It is important in order to retain skilled people in business for longer durationbecause it encourage workers and make them positive towards the brand.1
Performance management:performance management is a process being managed bythe HR department, purpose of performance management is to create a work environment orsetting in which people are enabled to perform to the best of their abilities. It is important inorder to promote the right person and analysing issues in persons so that training sessions can beorganised accordingly.Training:Training and development is being done by HR department, Purpose of givingtraining to employees is to raise their capabilities so that they perform better in organisation. Thishelps the employees to adapt according to the organisations culture and give their best withmaximum potential towards its development. It is important in gaining competitive advantageand skilled people will be able to perform in chocolate presence globally (Brewster, 2017).In order to make a business successful, HR has to take such decision which are helpfulfor the growth of the organisation. HR establishes relationship between employees of anorganisation, which results and proper coordination and efficient work performance by theemployees. HR planning is important to the organisation as it develops all the strategies formatching the skills and size of workforce organisational needs. Chocolate presence needs tounderstand the importance of HR in an organisation (Cascio, 2015).Current issues and future plans for growthChocolate preference's HR has recruited staff on the basis of a test which includesEnglish comprehension and maths, which is not being used too much in an organisation likechocolate preference. The organisation should recruit person having knowledge of food industry.HR was not showing fairness towards the applicants and was recruiting them on the basis ofreferences and the test which results in unskilled employees for the organisation. References canbe considered up-to a level, but a recruitment must be basis on skills of the applicant, if theapplicant is having skills to work efficiently in the organisation then reference doesn't matter alot (Chelladurai and Kerwin, 2018). All the applicants were not treated equally in the test, so thisshould be changed and each applicant should be given equal chance to prove himself that he isperfect for the organisation. Chocolate preference should undertake these steps to overcomeproblems like this.Company is planning to hire people from external sources such as recruitment agenciesand website. This would be cost effective and would help in hiring most deserving candidate in2
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