Human Resource Management: Mobilizing the People to Work Effectively

“The way to activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you activate vast human energies and resources, which otherwise go untapped.” –Robert Fritz

Human resource management is the organization of the employees working in the company to improve their work performance. It is a strategy and consistent approach to mobilize every employee to perform their task at the maximum level and achieve the set of goals and directives of the company. The main goal of this strategy is to ensure that every employee is sufficient with the knowledge and skills needed to perform their work effectively.

Human resource management includes human resource selection, planning, recruitment, training and performance appraisal. Human resource management also incorporates the application of policies and procedures that will affect the human resources in terms of their work. Having a human resource management strategy will help every business owners to set their goals and understand which will be prioritized first so that his employees will be guided in accomplishing their work at the right time with the best possible outcome.

These are the different strategies in conducting a human resource management.

Recruitment

Recruitment is the selection and screening of the most qualified employee for the job. In conducting the recruitment process, a recruiter must be aware of the protocols and the standards required for the said process. This will avoid erroneous candidate that will be listed in the selection and will ensure that the selected applicants are only those who are suitable enough for the position with enough knowledge and skills.

Orientation

It is the process of making the employee aware of everything about the company. Once a new person is hired, the first thing that a human resource person should do is to orient him/her to the company’s setting, vision and mission, set of rules and regulations and many others that pertains to the company and the job.

Training and Development

In the field of human resource management, training and development of the employees is the focus with the aim of improving their performance in the work setting. Training and development also encompass the activity of educating the human resources in order to provide and incorporate to them some of the basic knowledge of their work.

Skills Management

Skills management is the practice of developing the skills of the human resources in order to make use of it in achieving their goals. One advantage of skills management is making each and every employee aware of their job description, what they are required to accomplish and any skills gap that they have. Skills management will also enable the business owners to see the strengths and weaknesses of their employees.

Performance Appraisal

It is a process where every employee is evaluated in their performance whether they satisfactorily meet the set standards of the company in terms of the quality of work, outcome, personal traits and behaviors. Performance appraisal will also evaluate the employee’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as their suitability for the promotion.

Human resource management is a good strategy to improve the workforce and the quality of work of the employees. By having this strategy, a certain company will be able to make their way in mobilizing their people to lead the success of their work. It may or may not be required in the company depending on the different factors like size, structure and organizational culture of the people who operates it. Whatever it may be, human resource management would be a great help in leading your people to work at their very best.