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Health Insurance Benefits and Human Resource Management

Please help! The ability to adequately control employee benefit costs today is often the difference between organizations that are successful versus those that are not. This is even more complex with the recent Affordable Health Care Act that is in the horizon. Businesses today are not sure, yet, how this legislation will aff

Human Resources Strategy in Recruitment

I need help answering questions on human resource strategy: 1. How should a company go about recruiting high-quality and fully qualified potential employees? 2. Describe each of the six selection tools, as well as how and when these tools might be used to select from among several candidates for a job.

Employee Benefits Strategy

"Benefits Policy" 1.) Create a benefits policy that encompasses the scope of benefits and a brief administrative section to address how benefits will be administered in your organization. Include a section on the roles necessary to carry out the policy within the organization. "Flexible Benefits Strategy" 1.) If you were t

Valley National Bank

I need help in answering 2 question, case study is attached: 1. What are the human resource issues facing the vice president's department and under which of the HR domains (e.g. Organizational Design, Staffing, Performance Management and Appraisal) does each issue belong? Identify some strategies for dealing with these issues.

Social Security for Employees

Over a half a century ago, the primary form of retirement security was Social Security, coupled with an employer-provided pension. Today, pensions are offered in only a small fraction of employers, and employees are instead encouraged to save for their retirement in 401-K or similar plans. How has the shift from employer-sponsor

Employment Questions

Please provide sample answers to the questions below. What might recruiters be looking for? 1.Describe your experience in writing reports, correspondence and/or procedures, and the audience to which they were written. 2. Explain a situation in which you were to analyze a process and make recommendations. Include in your

Contractor Code of Conduct

Hi Can anyone help providing Code of conduct for contractors? As the contractor are coming to my company site. I am planning to provide Code of Conduct document to contractors. I just need to know in one page what important bullet points I can include... I have searched Google I found bunch of documents. But I need m

Organizational Needs Analysis

I need help with the following: You are the internal training manager of your organization. As a staff of one, you are the main contact for everyone who needs training or who thinks they need training. Because you are a department of one, you consistently call upon members within the organization when it comes to determin

Inequities in employee benefits

HRM 533 Total Rewards Week 8 Discussion 1: "Ethical and Legal Problems" 1.) Describe ethical and legal features associated with equity based recognition plans and recommend how leaders can prevent such potential abuse. Week 8 Discussion 2: "Employee Benefits" 1.) From the e-Activity, select one type of employee benefit and

Pay Systems within Organization: Internal/External Equity

Describe your personal experiences (or a friend's experiences) with an organization's pay system. In your opinion, did the system possess internal and external equity (i.e., were employees compensated fairly)? What factors determined the level of pay employees received and how pay increases were determined? What factors should

Human relations interpersonal job-oriented skills

1. Many people speak loudly to deaf people, blind people, and to those who speak another native tongue. Based on the information presented in this world, what mistakes are these people making? Give examples how you would communicate and have a greater appreciation for cultural differences with any of these groups. APA Guidelines

Leveraging diversity for strategic human resource goals

After reading the Buttner, Lowe, and Billings-Harris (2010) article on diversity and promise fulfillment by organizations, discuss your thoughts on how organizations, and your organization in particular, can use this information to better understand, manage, and leverage diversity to achieve strategic human resource goals. Your

"Pay Structures and Pay and Merit"

HRM 533 Total Rewards Week 7 Discussion 1 "Pay Structures" 1.) Justify how you would organize pay structure for top executives and how it might differ from a pay structure for human resource professionals or sales professionals within the same company. Debate the equity of offering executives more lucrative pay structures and

Health Care Costs and Employment Levels

Please help with the following case study on Health Care Costs and Employment Levels. I need one to two pages of information outlining your position on the matter—choose a side and describe your response. Please provide 2-3 references with the links please! During the past year, health care costs per employee provided under

Employee Cooperation in Job Analysis

Explain why it is important to gain employee cooperation before beginning a job analysis program. Describe other issues and means that can aid in the job analysis process.

Ethics and Discrimination in Human Resources Disabilities Law

With regard to the case, Chalfant v. Titan Distribution, Inc. 8th Cir, (2007), I have some questions. I am looking for specific detail and possibly examples to other cases. 1) What must Chalfant establish to make his case under ADA? 2) Can he meet these requirements? How? 3) As punitive damages can be appropriate wh

meeting with your new team

Assume that you are the new leader of a team consisting of 12 people. You will be meeting your team members for the first time on Monday morning. You want your team to be an high energy group that is prepared to respond to a wide array of activities and responsibilities in the area of human resources management within an academi

Human Resources Website Evaluation

I'm working on a website evaluation for an HR staffing course. The 4 websites listed below have to be reviewed in terms of the quality and usefulness for the HR professional or manager. The websites are: 1. 2.

Human Resource Strategy

Read the article by Appleby and Mavin (2000) "Innovation no imiation: human-resource strategy and the impact on world-class status". The article discusses several methods and indicators of quality and strategy when linked to strategic human resource management. What key aspects of this article do you think you can apply most to

Environmental Pressures

Use the organization where you currently work or one where you may have worked as a point of reference for evaluating environmental and organizational pressures. 1/ Create a table where at least three (3) organizational pressures and at least three (3) environmental pressures in the organization are illustrated and rank those

Employment Issues: Tardiness/Absenteeism

You are Personal Director/Office Manager for an architectural firm. There are several teams of architects who have Administrative Assistants, one admin assigned to each team. You have also just hired a new Receptionist. The company has a three month probationary period for new hires. On Week Two, she calls in sick two days. O

Change - Human Resource Development (HRD)

End of the chapter questions for one of my human resource development classes that I am having trouble with. Please use 2 paragraphs in total, in own words and detailed complete sentences (6 sentence minimum for each paragraph). 1. Do you agree that people don't resist change, they resist being changed? Why or why not? 2.

Kotter's Model: Stories of Change

See the attached file. Read the "Stories of Change" section in Chapter 1 of the textbook that describes how companies such as Hewlett Packard, IBM, Kodak, and McDonald's have addressed significant changes within their organizations. 1/ Using Kotter's model, identify the three (3) most significant errors made out of all

Human Resource Manager: A Job Description

Please help me with this assignment: Assume that your company is searching for a candidate to fill in the Human Resource Manager post. This position will have to manage about 60 employees. The new Human Resource Manager will be reporting directly to the Human Resource General Manager. Conduct a detailed job description for

Article critique

Companies spend a lot of time on training and development. Find the article, "Training is the Answer...But what was the Question?" by Rob Rosner, May 1999. After reading the article, write a brief summary and answer the following questions: - What is the author's main point? - Is training always an effective solution? Why, or

Employment Law Human Resources Handbook

1. In an organization, there are many employment policies in the company handbook. This handbook is given to employees at the start of the employer-employee relationship, and although generally not construed as a binding contract against the company in a later lawsuit over the policies, it governs the expectations of employees a

HR Scenario

What is your response to this HR scenario? Hi, To my understanding, I requested Oct31 thru Nov 3. It was brought to my attention because of these days off , I have to work 2 weekends in a row, I'm confused can you please explain even though someone else is covering my area. I'll be working 17 days straight. Can you please