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HRM IN
PRACTICE
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3
TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3
A) Purpose and Importance of HR function for the company....................................................3
B) Selection method used by the company and the strength and weakness of the organisation5
C) Potential improvements to make the selection process effective...........................................5
TASK 2...........................................................................................................................................5
A) Person specification for the role............................................................................................5
B) Advantages and disadvantages of current method of advertising job in the organisation....6
C) Recommendation for job advert for the receptionist vacancy..............................................7
TASK 3...........................................................................................................................................8
A) Benefits of graduate training and internship programmes to Microsoft and its employees..8
B) Identification of flexible working arrangement and its benefits to the organisation and its
employee's...................................................................................................................................9
C) Analysis of employee's motivation done by Microsoft with the help of job roles...............10
TASK 4.........................................................................................................................................10
A) Defining employee engagement and its importance for effective employee relation in the
organisation...............................................................................................................................10
B)Evaluatekeyapproachesofengagingworkersandtheirbenefitinimproving
communication..........................................................................................................................11
C) Element associated with employee legislation and its influence on HR decisions.............11
CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12
REFERENCES.............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTION
Human resource management is an involvement of three words such as human that is
termed as the workforce who works in the firm, resources can be defined as raw material which
are essential for completing the task and Management is used for proper controlling and
regulating the whole process and functions of organisation so that resources can be utilised in
optimal manner. In addition to this, HRM is defined as a procedure of managing and controlling
of the workforce of organisation so that maximum profitability or productivity can be gained in a
small time period. Present assignment is based on two organisations like Chocolate presence and
Microsoft(Arnaboldi, Lapsley and Steccolini,2015). This assignment will discuss about the
purpose and importance of HR manager along with strength and weaknesses of selection
methods in an organisation. Various kind of training programme which are provided by
Microsoft will also covers along with benefits and perks of it. Importance of employee
engagement and legislations which will also discussed in this report.
PART 1
TASK 1
A) Purpose and Importance of HR function for the company
HRM is considered as the most important department of a firm which performs an
impressive duty of managing and controlling of employees of an organisation so that competitive
advantage can be gained in market within a small time period. HR functions are mainly related
withprocessingandmanagingofadministrationprogrammessothatproductivityand
profitability of firm can be enhanced in an effective manner. Some basic functions that are very
essential for the HR department of Chocolate Presence to perform so that desired goals or
objectives can be achieved in proper manner(Askenazy and Forth,2016). Purpose and importance
of HR functions are given as under:
Staffing-It is the main function of HR department in which they have to hire suitable and
perfect employees so that task can be accomplished in desired manner. Main purpose
behind this process is to attract a large pool of candidate for applying the job in Chocolate
presence. If right candidate is hired for the job the work in the organisation will be done
in a effective manner with less errors.
Training and development- This is the most important function of Human Resource
department in chocolate presence. This is usually done to improve the present skills of
the employees. So that future goals of the organisation and individual is attained.
Training and development helps the employees to tackle the problems in the efficient
manner. If proper training is given to the employees than the company will be able to
achieve competitive advantage.
Employee relation- It is also considered as one of the most important function of human
resource in chocolate presence. The management of the company must focus maintaining
good relation with its employees(Beer, Boselie and Brewster,2015). This is because if
there is healthy relation between the superior and subordinate than the chances of
conflicts and disputes will be less. The main purpose behind this function is to perform
the tasks of the organisation in a coordinated manner. With the help of this the assigned
task will be completed within the expected time frame. And this will directly help in
increasing the profitability and sale of the company.
Current problemsof the company:
Chocolate presence is currently facing some major issues like employee absenteeism,
employee turnover, low quality of work, improper selection process, etc. All these functions
gives a negative impact on the image of the company. These issues can only be solved by
communicating with employees and solving their problems so that they perform better. It is the
duty of the HR manager to find effective solutions to the problems and communicate the goals
and objectives of the organisation to the employees. So that they are motivated and loyal towards
their work. And by this the employees will also have a sense of belongingness towards the
organisation(Bogner,2018).
Future plans of the company:
The future plan and strategy of Chocolate Presence is to motivate, guide the employees of
the organisation and reward them for the good work done. This will help the organisation to
extract best output from the employees of the organisation. It will also help in improving the
skills and knowledge of the employees. The goals and objectives of the organisation and
individual will also be achieve in a effective and efficient manner.
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