Presentation on theme: "Human Resource Planning"— Presentation transcript:
1 Human Resource Planning Topic 2 Human ResourcesHuman Resource Planning
2 Learning ObjectivesEvaluate strategies for developing future human resourcesDiscuss different methods of recruitment, training, appraisal and dismissalDescribe reasons for and consequences of changing work patterns and practicesHL – Analyse the impact on business of legal employment rightsHL – Examine how recruitment, training and appraisal can help achieve workforce planning targetsHL – Analyse the consequences of changing work patterns and practices on businessHL – Apply Handy’s Shamrock organisation theory
5 Recruitment Identify a job vacancy and notify potential employees. Regulated by employment law.Recruitment through advertising in newspapers, magazines, trade papers and internal vacancy lists.
6 Recruitment Process – Part 1 Define the skills & qualifications that are required for the job, and the rewards $$Do a job analysisJob description: title, role, duties, responsibilitiesPerson specification: qualifications, skills, experience requiredWrite a job description & person specificationAdvertise the vacant postThe advertisement must be: truthful, relevant, accurate, positive, short.Screen applications, make a short-listThe HR manager compares the applications with the job description and person specification.Interviewing is time-consuming and therefore expensive.Interview the short-listed candidates
7 Interviewing candidates Plan your interviews wellUse a checklist of questions to ask the candidatesDifferent types of interviewsFace-to-faceVideo-conferencing interviewsPanel interviewsInterviews are time-consuming expensive.Interview structuresAlec Rodgers seven-point planMunro-Fraser’s five-fold grading system
8 When you are being interviewed… Which of these things should you DO or NOT DO?Arrive lateDress smartly (appropriately)Be critical of your previous employersPrepare by researching the organisation and industryBe prepared to answer questions about your resumeThe interviewers will ask you:Behaviour based questions to assess your behaviourSituation based questions to assess your judgmental ability
9 Recruitment Process – Part 2 Psychometric testing of your personality, Aptitude testing of your skills and abilities, Intelligence tests of numeracy and literacy, Trade tests of specific skills.Test the aptitude of candidatesCheck candidate’s referencesCheck the strengths and weaknesses of the applicant. Check that they are telling the truth!Offer the job to the best candidateSend the contract of employment to the candidate.Sign contract of employmentGive induction trainingTeach the new employee about the procedures of the company.
10 Recruitment Job description Person specification Job title, job functions, management responsibility, reporting toPerson specificationDescribes skills and qualities required for jobApplicant sends application form, letter or curriculum vitae (CV, resume)
11 Internal Recruitment Hiring people from inside the company Its cheaper Less down-time since the person knows the companyLess risk since we know how the person worksMotivational for all employeesButFewer applicantsTime consumingDon’t get a fresh outsider’s perspective from the personInternal politics, resentment from others
12 External Recruitment Hiring employees from outside the business Newspaper advertisementsSpecialist trade publicationsInternet advertisingCommercial employment agenciesJob centres are non-profit organisationsHeadhuntingUniversity visitsDirect contacts through personal recommendations
13 External Recruitment Advantages New blood and fresh ideas! Wider range of experiencesLarger number of applicantsBut the disadvantagesTime consumingExpensiveA greater degree of uncertainty about candidates