Trends In Human Resource Management

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Introduction - Holly In this fast paced world, companies are trying to keep up with the times. Human Resource (HR) departments are also trying to keep their employees connected, and give potential applicants an easy way to access their company. Technology has become so far advanced that, when one program comes out, there is a more improved system right behind it. This makes for a challenge, when a company is getting ready to make a major investment to better their business and keep their employees connected. The ever-changing global business market throughout the world requires that they update the way they not only conduct business, but also how they train their employees to meet these needs. A technical HR trend was the focus of our …show more content…
Employees want easy access to their personal hours or paid time off (PTO), 401K information, health insurance, and other information they may need to know when HR is not available. PTO hours are time paid to an employee for illness or vacation. As stated in Human Resource Management, paid time off banks are a “means of dealing with the problem of unscheduled absences by providing a certain number of days each year that employees can use for any purpose” (Mondy, Martocchio, 2016, p. 266). In addition, management needs to access HR products to perform their jobs in a changing world of remote employees, global workforces, and increasing technical enhancements. Mobile HR will help solve these challenges by keeping employees connected and offering a variety of customizable capabilities and …show more content…
Mobile HR will meet the primary needs of work environments, work hours, demographics, and keep up-to-date with technology and business changes. The HR department of yesterday consisted of a tangible office with representatives whom employees could see face-to-face. Amongst other duties, the representatives created individual copies of employee handbooks that employees received annually, as well as training and policy updates and memos. The department was also in charge of payroll functions. Employees primarily worked in a primary location, punching in and out with a timekeeping device of some kind, and typically had access to an HR representative at the same

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