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Human Resources

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Assignment 1 Human Resources Contents Introduction Recruitment And Selection Anti-Discrimination Legislation Job Description Person Specification Conclusion Bibliography Introduction Businesses recruit staff for a variety of reasons. To know why and how decisions to recruit staff are made, there are mainly four reasons to why and how staff is recruited. * If the organisation is big and need more staff to work for them, or if the organisation is expanding and need to recruit more staff. * Recruitment could be done within the work place changing job in the organisation. * Vacancies can be filled in by new comers who have a better attitude then the employee who retires or who gives a resignation etc. * The last of all internal promotions can be given to employees who have achieved the goals and should be moved up within the organisation. For a better experience of its work place and to know new people within its category Recruitment And Selection For a staff to be recruited it is sometimes easy for a person who has already done the job already and it could be hard for a new comer. ...read more.

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Anti-Discrimination Legislation The new comers should be able to understand how recruitment interviews are planned, carried out and evaluated. They should be able to understand the legal and ethical responsibilities relating to equal opportunities, and know the key implications for recruitment of the following legislation: Equal Pay Act 1970 Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Race Relations Act 1976 Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Job Description For different types of work Job Descriptions are given to show what type of job is it and what has to be done by the worker. For a job like managing big machinery there will have to be: * Working machinery properly otherwise he will damage any part of it and stop it from running. * Cleaning machinery to produce clean chocolate for customers. * Use the right ingredients which the machine takes like use paper if it is wrapping machine rather than anything else this could also lead to damage for the machine. * Check if the machinery is moving properly (Inspection). * Able to do long hours if needed. ...read more.

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To get a good work which would get a good earning it does take a good detailed structure like the strengths, past experience, last type of work and whether it was similar to the type now. We have found out that firstly an application form is to be filled out which consists of all the details of the applicant. Secondly an interview is arranged subject to letter, this gives a wider knowledge to the person interviewing what kind of person he is and what level work he should be given and the one applied. Thirdly it is decided whether the applicant should be given the job and that he will be capable of doing it. An organisation's most valuable resource is its workforce, the people who work for it. Managers therefore need to give careful thought to the needs of employers. An organisation can have all the latest technology and the best physical resources but, unless it looks after its people, it will never succeed and achieve optimum results. This should be achieved by all the managers of there department or organisations which would lead to a better organisation in future. ...read more.

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