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Human Resource Management and Communication

Based on your case study, discuss selection testing by focusing on the advantages and disadvantages of using testing and specific techniques for ensuring the reliability and validity of selection testing devices.

- Describe HR support positions.

Discuss the support positions you have proposed for the HR department. Present the Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQs) needed in each position, and determine the selection tests, if any, that are needed for each position. Provide a description and the requirements of the following certifications: PHR, SPHR, and GPHR, what is the value of HR certification (PHR, SPHR, and GPHR) to employers and to HR professionals? Be sure to include a rationale for requiring or not requiring HR certifications (consult the Human Resources Certification Institute Web site for a description of the various certifications and the eligibility requirements for each).

- Describe the HR director position.

Present the BFOQs needed in the HR director position, the selection tests, if any, needed for the position, and the rationale for requiring or not requiring certification. Discuss whether the PHR, SPHR or GPHR designation is most appropriate for this position. Use the information on the Human Resources Certification Institute Web site to assist you.

- Discuss the reporting structure.

Discuss the reporting relationships between the positions in the new HR department and how work will be allocated. Will this be done in a modular fashion or some other way? The six functional areas of HR identified by the Human Resources Certification Institute may prove useful in this section; those functional areas are also found on the HRCI website. Be sure to build some functional overlap into the structure to cover contingencies and emergencies. A matrix structure is acceptable if reporting relationships are carefully documented.

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- Describe HR support positions. Discuss the support positions you have proposed for the HR department.

Aim in focusing on required job positions for business continuity within a landscaping company, such as the case study example of Consolidated Landscaping, Inc. (CLI). The Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQs) needed in each position, and determine the selection tests, if any, that are needed for each position.

Before the position job tasks/description and the requirements of the following certifications: PHR, SPHR, and GPHR can reflect necessary value to the business, the identification to several business units of departments should reflect necessary support positions. In first analysis, the internal departments can assists in framing the necessary skill sets as well as certification to the value of HR professionals to employees for effectively management. The main business categories of services at CLI, accordingly, to the case study:
~ Commercial roving - entails 7 employees
~ Stationary Crews - entails 5 employees of landscape gardeners
~ Tree Trimming - entails an average of 10 employees of trimmers
~ Landscape Construction and Renovation - entails 12 up to 24 employees positions that requires union member for both construction and landscape work.
~ Nursery - entails 5 employees to facilitate the daily maintenance of plant stock, etc.
~ Irrigation -entails three season crew members along with one manager and 4-6 works.
~ Warehouse - entails one manager and three mechanics for the upkeep of machinery ...

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The review into human resources selection process and communication model for a corporation.

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