Essay about Human Resource Management Roles-1.Docx

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After implementing the recruiting plan it is the manager’s responsibility to begin the selection process. A manager must consider each applicant’s characteristics, his or her scores applications, the impression given during the interview process, and letters of recommendation (Gómez-Mejía, Balkin, & Cardy, 2010).
Protecting Employee Rights HR managers also have the responsibility to protect the rights of their staff, which can include both statutory and contractual rights. Employees statutory rights protect them from racial, sexual, and religious discrimination as well as other protections offered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 among others employment laws. It is also important for managers to protect staff from unsafe working conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) make it mandatory for employers to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Cite source here Contractual rights protect the employer and employee relationship. Both are required to hold up their end of the contract and anytime that does not happen it is considered a breach of contract. These contracts may include salary and job requirements and any breach of them can be costly for businesses (Gómez-Mejía, Balkin, & Cardy, 2010).

Human resources managers have a variety of roles in the workplace. The recruitment and selection of new staff members is key to business success. Bossidy (2013) once stated,

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