Developing HR Outsourcing Consultants

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What is it our company can do for yours? This is the motto of an organization devoted to outsourcing. These days no good company has done without some amount of outsourcing. Outsourcing is a cost saving method that companies employ by utilizing less labor and overhead in house. Instead companies pay much less to an outside firm to handle some of the duties that are more menial in nature, but important enough for management to consider necessary. To that end, just about any task can be outsourced, including the Human Resources Department. Through the use of Human Resources outsourcing firms save money on things such as: benefits administration, total absence management, defined benefits, 401k, etc. There are firms who outsource the entire Human Resources Department through programs called Direct HR or Total HR Management. Epson, in an online article for allbusiness.com states, “Some HR outsourcing firms are generalists, offering a wide variety of services, while others are specialists, focusing on specific areas such as payroll or recruiting. Depending on the size of your business and how much control you want to maintain over HR functions, you can either outsource all your HR tasks or contract for services a la carte (www.allbusiness.com).” Internal HR Consultants advise management as to whether or not HR outsourcing is necessary and beneficial for the firm. External HR consultants from these outsourcing firms demonstrate the benefits of HR outsourcing and why they should choose the organization the consultant is promoting. These consultants need training and development throughout the life of their career. The impacts of training and developing employees to enhance the individual and organizational human capital will be discu... ... middle of paper ... ...ssay would be the myriad impacts of developing employees in general. Those impacts are: greater buy in by the employee due to their renewed desire to learn about the company, greater performance based on employee buy in, and impetus for the employee to drive company progress forward. Works Cited: 1. What is HR Outsourcing. (2004, October), www.allbusiness.com. Epson.http://www.allbusiness.com/human-resources/workforce-management-hiring/380-1.html 2. HR Consultant at Mercer HR Services, Extranet, http://www.mercer.com/servicestopic.htm?topicId=140200016&siteLanguage=100 3. Hewitt Associates; Mid- and Large-Size Companies Adopting Full Range of Hewitt's Outsourcing Solutions to Increase Efficiency and Lower Costs. (2010, January). Technology & Business Journal,116. Retrieved February 21, 2011, from Career and Technical Education. (Document ID: 1944383891).
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