Human Resources

Keys to a Successful HRM Team Today

Human Resources Management (HRM) is ever-changing, executives, managers and HR staff administrators need to meet these changes head-on.   Some of the changes include new social needs in recruiting, workplace diversity, continued training and staying competitive in compensation and benefits.   These topics while they just scratch the surface of the issues HRM face daily are some of the most important concerns to maintaining a healthy work environment.   Knowing how to anticipate these requirements and set policies and procedures that address these concerns is paramount for any HRM team.  

What is Human Resources Management (HRM)?
Human Resources Management involves the job of hiring the right talent for the organization. Then giving this talent the training needed to do the job and reward them for the job they perform. Then find ways to entice and retain them as a valuable member of the team.   HRM is much more than just a clerical function of the group; as it plays a tactical part to the over-all success and failures of the company.   (Dias, 2014)
It starts With Recruiting
Author Carol Youssef, states “Without their (employees) knowledge, skills and talents, an organization will not be able to operate or compete effectively in the market.” (Youssef, 2012, p. 4 Section 4.1)   The most important facet of the HR dept is finding the right talent and developing that talent and compensating and retaining talent within an organization.
It starts with recruiting, as Carol Youssef maintains attracting and recruiting new hires is the primary concern of the employer, and this time-consuming effort shows how people are the most valuable asset to any organization. (Youssef, 2012)  
Statistics shows two-thirds of online adults are on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, about 14.4 million people access social media to gain employment in 2011.   The average online user is connectioned 634 socially in their network.   (Sundberg,...