The Pros And Cons Of Human Resource Management

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Human Resource Management is a job that comes with many different responsibilities. A human resources manager has to wear many hats. One of the big jobs that human resource managers deal with is the recruitment and selection of employees. Each year new trends in the recruiting process surface and it is the human resource manager’s job to learn about these trends and sometimes implement them into their own recruiting practices. Things such as social media, applicant tracking software, and employer branding are all just a few of the trends for the 2016 year. According to Roy Maurer, an online editor/manager at the Society for Human Resource Management, employer’s goals for the year of 2016 are to increase their number of employees, but they need…show more content…
Regulation and politics are something people look into before applying to jobs, making sure that the company they make work for in the future is giving them paid family leave and paid sick leave. Adopting paid family leave and sick leave can benefit the company by employees not spreading their sickness and disease to other employees, therefore making sure the productivity of the workers does not decrease because of an illness or disease (Wooldridge 3). Politics comes into this because politicians are continually debating the issue of a nationwide paid family leave. Here candidates follow who is for this practice and who isn’t, and if the company has adopted this practice and to what extent. This can help potential employees make a better decisions on which company they would like to work…show more content…
These are only a few of the new and effective ways human resource managers are redesigning their recruiting and selection process, there still is so many more out there and each year that list of new trends grows and grows. Candidates now have more power than ever to find the company that bests fits them, and not just a company finding a candidate that seems to have the skills and abilities to perform the job in question. Recruitment and retention of employees was a big problem and will continue to be a problem for human resource managers in the 2016 year, but researching these trends and implementing the ones that would work best within the company is a good way to reach potentially candidates, interview the ones right for the job, hire them, and hopefully keep them as an employee for many years to come (Wooldridge
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