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ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Human Resource Management - Chapter Summary
Human resource management can be a complicated subject, especially when you get into laws, regulations, best practices, and the intricacies of employee compensation. Let our video lessons make it simpler for you to review the most important concepts and vocabulary terms. In this chapter, you'll go over topics that include:
- Assessing training needs of an organization
- Continuing education
- Function of collective bargaining
- Human resource management: hiring and staffing
- Human resource management: laws and regulations (ADA, Rehabilitation Act, ADEA, FMLA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Equal Pay Act)
- Performance appraisal and 360 feedback
- Recruitment methods
- Terminating an employee: process and best practices
- The effects of business decisions on employees
- The hiring process: how human resource managers recruit and hire employees
- Types of employee training programs
- Understanding employee compensation
Video instructors simplify these complex topics, explaining the most important ideas to remember in clear, accessible language, using everyday examples you can relate to.
ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Objectives
By taking the Illinois Licensure Testing Systems (ILTS) content-area test in business, marketing, and computer education, you'll find out whether or not you're eligible for teacher licensing in your subject. You'll earn a score of 100-300, with a score of at least 240 required to apply for licensing.
The exam requires you to answer 125 multiple-choice questions. These video lessons each include a quiz, so you can gain experience with the kinds of questions found on the ILTS exam. Track your progress as you go with the quizzes so you can see how well you've learned the material.
1. Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing
In this lesson, we will explore the role a manager plays in human resource management, including hiring and staffing. We will also look at the circumstances affecting employment decisions such as promotion, turnover, downsizing, job redesign and termination.
2. The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees
When a company is hiring, they need to ensure that they hire the right employees. There are several different steps involved in the hiring process. This lesson explains these steps that include application forms, testing, interviewing, reference checks and health exams.
3. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization
This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.
4. Types of Employee Training Programs
There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.
5. Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback
Employee evaluations are a way managers can assess job performance and provide feedback to employees. An employee's performance is measured using various types of evaluation systems, including top-down appraisal, management by objectives (MBO), self-assessment and 360 degree feedback.
6. Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations
Learn about several laws, regulations, policies and governing entities that human resource management (HRM) must comply with, like the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment and affirmative action.
7. Understanding Employee Compensation
Compensation is pay for services during the course of employment. This can be direct (or monetary) compensation and indirect (or non-monetary) compensation in the form of benefits provided to the employee.
8. Function of Collective Bargaining
The function of collective bargaining is to negotiate work-related issues. Bargaining or negotiating takes place between the employer and the employees. The employees are represented by a collective bargaining unit.
9. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices
Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.
10. OSHA: Ensuring Workplace Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted in 1970 and created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. This lesson discusses the role of OSHA in ensuring workplace safety.
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