Human Resource Management Final Project Essay
BUS3040 – Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 12.18.2014
Over the last thirty years or so, there has been a steady movement towards an economy based on services. Because of this, it has become increasingly important for companies to deploy strategies that make effective use of their resources. In the following paper, I will show that HR can no longer be viewed as just another department in the organization, but instead a vital piece that links organizational goals with HR strategy to ensure that there is alignment of the people policies with that of the management objectives.
Recruiting and selection
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The HR department is responsible for collaborating with management to ensure that the recruitment and selection process is legally defensible, which means the process is systematic and fair in order to objectively recruit and select potential employees. (Itika) Discrimination is a serious concern among recruiters. If discriminatory hiring practices can be proven, this could result in serious harm, both financially and in terms of reputation. The United States Department of Labor forbids discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, religion or age.
Training and development
The best way to answer the question why organizations should train people is to answer the question what will happen if they are not well trained. Training becomes important if there are deficiencies that should be addressed through training, or if there are changes in the organization which have to be put in