Resource and Talent Planning Assignment - Argos Ltd

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Resource and TalentPlanning
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................4P1 Analyse current labour market trends that influence talent management and workforceplanning.......................................................................................................................................4P2 Explain the different types of legal requirements an organisation must take into accountwhen workforce planning............................................................................................................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................6P3 Based on current labour market trends and legal requirements determine current andanticipated skills requirements for a range of organisational examples......................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................8P4 Produce appropriate examples of job description and person specification documents foreffective recruitment and selection.............................................................................................8P5 Apply different recruitment and selection methods for effective talent resourcing andplanning.....................................................................................................................................11TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................13P6 Evaluate the stages of the HR life-cycle applied to specific HR contexts..........................13P7 Evaluate how stages of the HR life-cycle are integrated within organisational HR strategy....................................................................................................................................................14CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................15
INTRODUCTIONResource and talent planning is to understand needs and demand of talent or skills neededat present or in future, it is very essential for organisation to achieve goals and objectives. Inresource and talent planning organisation ensure that they are able to attract and identify keytalented workforce to give competitive advantage and it is manage by accessing resource byaccessing changing needs. This report is based on Argos Ltd. That is British Catalogue retailerorganisation, operating in UK and Ireland and it is a subsidiary of Sainsbury. This report is basedon Current labour market trends that affect on talent management further it explains legalrequirements while workforce planning commenced. It also elaborates job description andspecification for effective recruitment and selection process with stages of HR life cycle andtheir integration within organisational strategy.TASK 1P1 Analyse current labour market trends that influence talent management and workforceplanning.Workforce planning and management is used to align goals and objectives with theorganisation to manpower to meet with regulatory authorities, legislation and requirement ofservice and production to meet objectives. There are current market trends and changes thatinfluences market proceedings in effective manner to get desirable results. Workforce planning isan important tool that helps in recruitment of skilled labour force and find the gap betweenskilled labour and find needed skills in future so that they should give necessary training anddevelopment to their employees (Armstrong and Taylor, 2014). Various current market trendsand development that are as follows:Globalisation:
Globalisation is very wide term which refers to deal and connect at global level andcommence businesses in all over world. With help of Globalisation organisation can set up theirbusiness in all over the world and according to requirement of organisation can recruit differenttypes of skilled and talented workforce, before some time period when globalisation not exist inthat scenario Argos can recruit their employees only from national level (Cascio and Boudreau,2016).Environmental sustainability:In environmental sustainability consist of maintaining changes or reforms in balancedenvironment by renewable resource, limit pollution and depletion of non renewable resources.By maintaining sustainability in environment it help to Argos to exist for long time inenvironment and give their best and with help of sustainability it gain attention of potentialconsumers and employees also. Hence sustainability helps to talent and workforce management(Church and Silzer, 2013).Demographic change:Demographic change refers to age structure of population that adjusting according toliving conditions. In present scenario people in organisation come from different backgroundsand life goals, objectives and goals, skills that give their contribution in distinctive ways toArgos. So it helps in talent management and workforce planning in suitable manner (Cooke,Saini and Wang, 2014).Technological changes:Technological change refers to enhancement in efficiency of product and processes to getbest results and output. In case of Argos it acquire distinctive technologies to get effectiveworkforce such as it started recruit people with help of online so that it can sort best candidatefrom large no. of people. So it helps to get skilled workforce so that it cab give its best efforts.Urbanisation:Urbanisation refers to shifting of people from rural to urban area or to gradually increasein ratio of people resides in urban areas. Urbanisation is an important factor that helps in acquirelarge no. of people when they shift from rural to urban in case of Argos. It give them opportunityto grab large no. of people to get skilled workforce.Hence all these factors help in recruitment and selection of workforce by analysing all thesefactors in better manner so that effective results should be accomplish in better manner.
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