Ch 5: Human Resources Role in Employment

About This Chapter

In this chapter you will find detailed information about human resources' role in employment. Lesson quizzes and chapter tests will help you gain the confidence you need to master this topic.

Human Resources Role in Employment- Chapter Summary

Use the material in this chapter to help understand the concepts behind the role of human resources in employment. This chapter explores concepts such as:

  • Compensation and benefits
  • Candidate selection methods
  • Job interviews
  • Procedures for selecting job candidates
  • Pre- & post-offer activities
  • New hire orientation
  • Employee retention and productivity
  • Maintenance and processing of forms
  • Types of termination

This comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, study guide will make studying about human resources' role in employment fun. The engaging video lessons generally are no longer than 5 minutes. They are paired with transcripts that are complete with terms in bold for emphasis. Our expert instructors guide you through the lessons so that you can pass the quizzes and tests with ease.

9 Lessons in Chapter 5: Human Resources Role in Employment
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Compensation & Benefits: Effects on Recruitment & Retention

1. Compensation & Benefits: Effects on Recruitment & Retention

Companies have to stay competitive when it comes to compensation and benefits. This lesson will take a look at how these two items can impact recruitment and retention of employees.

Candidate Selection Tools & Methods: Testing & Screening

2. Candidate Selection Tools & Methods: Testing & Screening

Hiring the right person can be a tedious process. This lesson describes the tools and methods that are used when screening a large number of candidates in order to find the best candidate for the job.

Job Interviews: Types & Common Questions

3. Job Interviews: Types & Common Questions

Everyone who works for someone else probably had to undergo the dreaded job interview. In this lesson, you'll learn about types of interviews and examples of some common questions. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Job Candidate Selection Procedures & Events

4. Job Candidate Selection Procedures & Events

This lesson reviews the recruiting process from the time a large pool of candidates is selected to when the pool is narrowed down to the top candidates. This process involves resume reviews, phone interviews, and on-site interviews.

Role of HR in Pre- & Post-Offer Activities

5. Role of HR in Pre- & Post-Offer Activities

From the time a candidate is selected as the best fit for a role, HR is responsible for the majority of pre- and post-offer activities. In this lesson, we'll review the tasks that take place from the preparation and extension of an offer through the candidate's first day.

New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

6. New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

A key HR function is ensuring that employees become integrated into the organization and their jobs as efficiently, effectively and quickly as possible. In this lesson, you'll learn about the orientation process, which seeks to achieve this.

Role of HR in Employee Retention & Productivity

7. Role of HR in Employee Retention & Productivity

This lesson reviews and explains how human resource managers and teams can implement methods to increase employee retention and how employee retention strategies can lead to increases in employee productivity.

Employee HR Forms: Maintenance & Processing

8. Employee HR Forms: Maintenance & Processing

There are numerous documents that a human resources department must maintain for each staff member. This lesson provides an overview of different ways HR can maintain employee records.

Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

9. Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF

An organization's labor force is almost always in flux: sometimes employees need to be replaced and sometimes they don't. In this lesson, you'll learn about the different ways employment can be terminated. A short quiz follows the lesson.

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