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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3A)Functions and aim of Human resource management.........................................................3Strength and weaknesses of several recruitment and selection methods...............................5B) The strengths and weakness of different approaches to selection.....................................6C) Potential improvement:.....................................................................................................7TASK 2............................................................................................................................................8A) Person specification for role of receptionist......................................................................8B) Advantages and disadvantages of current methods of advertising for jobs......................9C) Recommendation to Chocolate Presence for advertising for receptionist vacancy........10TASK 3.........................................................................................................................................10A) The benefits of different HRM practices for employee and employer...........................10B) How Microsoft encourages its workers through the way it designs its job roles............12Define the role of HRM practices in increasing the profitability and performance of thebusiness.................................................................................................................................13TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................14A)Analyse the importance of employee relations in respect to influencing HRM decisionmaking..................................................................................................................................14B) Key approaches to engaging workers as discussed in Summit and how to improvecommunication in Microsoft................................................................................................15C) Determine the key components of employment governance and its effect on decisionmaking of HRM....................................................................................................................15CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................18REFERENCES................................................................................................................................1
INTRODUCTIONHuman resource management playsa crucial partin any kind of organisation as it isresponsible for thegrowthof thebusiness. Theprimaryaimof HRM is manage people and theworkplace culture and environment. Besides this, in every kind of organisation HR do variousactivities like recruitment, hiring, training, development programs and many others. Moreover,HRM plays avital role in maintaining the relationship employer and employees. It isnecessaryfor HR manager to recruit talented candidates in their organisation in order to enhance theirperformance and become successful. According to the brief in this report, there are twoorganisations will be taken which are “Chocolate Presence” and “Microsoft”. So through thisreport, it will be understand that what is the goal and functions of HRM, strength and weaknessof different approaches to recruitment and selection, benefits of different HRM practices andtheir effectiveness on the organisation. Moreover, how the employees relations and employeeslegislation impact on the HRM decision making(Human Resource Management (HRM):Definition & Functions. 2019).TASK 1A)Functions and aim of Human resource managementHRM inthe organisation isliablefor recruiting, hiring, positioning and training anddevelopment of the workers employed in an organisation. Human resource department have vitalrole in the organisation as it enables the employee's of the organisation to work towards aim ofthe business in an effective way. Every firm has it on set of rules and regulation that are to befollowed by the workers so that theobjectivesof the organisation can beattained(HumanResource Management.2018).The manager of the company Chocolate presence has defineddifferent set of practices, quality of work and has also established a relationship between thevarious departments of thefirmin order toruntheir business. Some functions of human resourcedepartments are mentioned beneath :Function of HRM:Recruitment and selection-This isthe core function ofHRM in which they arefocussingon hiring the most suitable candidates with the required amount ofabilityandknowledge to perform the tasks. The HR manager of the Chocolate Presence must ensure that thecandidate which they have hired is highly skilled and is placed at right position in regard of
carrying a standard of work. The manager must focus on hiring the right person at right place onright time.Training and development –It is the mostessentialfunction for every organisation as itinvolves providing guidance and training to the workers to improve their skills and capabilities toperform the tasks(Training and Development.2019). The manager of the Chocolate presencemust provides training and development sessions to their employee's on adailybasis so that itwould increase their skills and enhance their knowledge so that the working of the workers canbe enhanced in a proper manner(Cascio and Wayne 2015).Purpose :Law compliance :The manager of the organisation must consider all the rules andregulation enforced by the government in order toobviateanyjudicialcompliance. The HRmanager of the Chocolate presence must ensure that the company as well as workers areperforming all their operation considering all the rules and legislation so that they can avoidfaults.Performance appraisal :The HR manager is accountable for determining the executionof workerso that they can find the reasons behind the variances in performance gap in order tobring required changes.TheHR manager of chocolate presencemust examine the executions ofemployees regularly so that the employer will be able toidentify the performance gap betweenactual or anticipated and then correct those to better efficiency.Problems faced by the organisation and the role of HRM in resolving them :Budgeting: This is the main problem which is faced by the organisation as allocation ofthe budget in the business is the main concern if it is not done in a proper way the organisationmay undergo difficulties which can lead to the complexity in their working to resolve this thedepartment of HRM has been established which focuses on the allocation of the funds in such amanner so that the business can perform their activity with the sufficient budget and resources.Relation with Employee's: This is the major problems which is faced by theorganisation due to which the relation between the employees and organisation has lead toincreased level of the conflicts so resolve this situation the business as considered the HR whofocuses more on the delegation of proper authority and responsibilities so that the employees inthe organisation feel free to perform their job activities.
Current problems and plans for future growth of Chocolate Presencethe business of chocolate presence is facing a problem of increased rate of labourturnover due to their strict rules and regulation. This leads to increase rate of turnover as theemployees within the business does not works in a continuous manner they also needs theenvironment where the familiarity is maintained.The business suppose to have higher growth in the near future by enhancing andincreasing their methods of selection of the candidate. To grow in the near future the businessalso decides to conduct test and interview very all the question are related to the job and propertraining and development to the staff will also increase the future position of the business.Strength and weaknesses of several recruitment and selection methods.These factors plays a vital role in organisation as these factors enables the organisation tohire the most suitable candidate with required skills and abilities for the works so that thedesiredoutcomesof the organisation can be achieved in most significant manner. Recruitment andselection process in the organisation isanswerablefor the employment ofworkersin theassociation(The Importance of Training and Development in the Workplace.2019).Recruitment :The process of recruitment is concerned with inviting the applicants to apply forthe job with the skills and knowledge which have be enlisted with the help of advertising aboutthe particular job(Armstrong and Taylor, 2014).This procedure yield to situateoriginativepromotion for empty placethat promote latentcampaigner to go for job in the organisation.There are various recruitment approaches such as :Internal Recruitment-It is the process of recruiting the candidates within theorganisation rather then recruiting the outside talent. This process of recruitment will help thechocolate presence in hiring the existing talents within the firm who are aware of the workingprocedure of the organisation and would reduce their cost of training and development of newtalents. Somecapability and imperfectionsof this approach are :StrengthWeaknessesInternal approach will help the firm inboosting the morale of existingemployee's and will also help inreducing the cost of hiring new talents.This approach limit and restrict theprocess of polling a fresh talent into abusiness and also provides less jobsuitability.
External recruitment- It is the process considered to be the essential one as it involveshiring of new and fresh talent from outside the organisation with the help of puttingadvertisements about the vacant position available within the business(DeCenzo, Robbins, andVerhulst, 2016).This process also focuses on conducting special research for appointing thefresh talents. It also consist of some strength and weaknesses :StrengthWeaknessesThe strength ofthis recruitment methodis that itwhich allow new blood to jointhe organisation with new skills andknowledge.External recruitment is one whichconsumes more time and cost and alsohave high employee turnover rate.B) The strengths and weakness of different approaches to selection.Selection is refers to as the process of selecting the most suitable candidates on the basisof their skills and knowledge required to perform the particular job. To select the candidate thereare number of selection methods which can be adopted by the company(Albrecht and et. al.,2015). in this the candidate are selected on the basis of different different criteria which havebeen fixed by the human resource of the company. This process plays a crucial role in thebusiness as this involves selecting of the candidate who would perform in the business and willlead the firm to the higher level. Following are the methods of selection used within the businessof Chocolate presence:Assessment Test: this method of selection is considered to be as the best method ofselection as here the candidates are asked answer the question in the test according to which thedecision for their selection is taken. The company has created their own assessment test on thatbasis they hire their candidates these test are on the English comprehension and Math test. Astandard has been set to select the candidate that is to pass the test a candidate must get 50%marks in both the subjects.StrengthsThis will enable the recruiter in easily evaluation of the candidate on the basis of theirskills and knowledge.Easy comparison can be done between the candidates.
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