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A Report on how to recruit, select and motivate a workforce.

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A Report on how to recruit, select and motivate a workforce Brief I'm a Human Resource manager for a large business. Some friends who are setting up their own manufacturing business to help them have asked me. They have never owned a business before but they have the money and the skills to set it up. However they have no experience of employing people or the laws governing it. They want me to advise them on how to recruit select and motivate their workforce. The Procedure To find what manufacturing and organizational employees want from work I will use a survey. I will also find motivation strategies off of the Internet. Suitable candidates should be short listed and interviewed. My Findings In my Survey I found that the vast Majority of manufacturing staff are semi skilled workers aged 20-35 (80%) who are mainly interested in money. ...read more.

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* Letter of application Application forms present information about the applicant in a standard form, making it easier for companies to compare candidates and ensure they all have the information they need. CVs give candidates the opportunity to present their experience, skills and personal information in a way to suit themselves, and can give business much information that they might miss on an application form. A letter of application gives applicants a clear opportunity to explain why they want the job and why they are suitable. However many application forms also give this opportunity. Applicants are screened and short-listed. This means discarding candidates who do not meet the person specification, and reducing the number of candidates going further in the process to keep the next stage manageable. Selection from the short-listed candidates is the last stage. This process may involve some or all of the following: * Interview * Personality or psychometric testing * Aptitude or skills testing * Medical or health testing * Review of applicants references, obtained from previous employers, schools or colleges. ...read more.

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These might include * health insurance * subsidised or free meals * pension * lower prices for the company's goods or services Non-financial motivation is about using the other ways of encouraging workers to work hard. There are many theories that have been put forward, some of which are outlined below. * F W Taylor believed early in the 20th century that workers were lazy and worked only for money, so he established his "principles of scientific management". This led to work being planned carefully to get the most out of each worker * Maslow thought that there is a 'hierarchy of needs' Conclusion I can summarise that in recruitment you must write a job description and a person specification. You must the place some adverts and collect application forms, CV's and letters of application. You must then screen and short-list the applicants. And then decide on the best ones. David Blane Business Studies Coursework. ...read more.

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