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Training: Needs Assessment

Please help discuss the needs assessment process. Focus on organizational analysis, person analysis, and task analysis. In your organization, or in a previous organization where training was conducted, compare the needs assessment process outlined in the textbook with the one in your organization.

Training in house or purchase training

You are the training manager for your organization and must consider whether to create training in house or purchase training from a vendor. Describe the considerations you must take into account for both decisions. Research on comparatives outcomes relating to cost, time involved, long-term value and quality of training as the

Competency model

Explain a competency model. How is it related to job analysis? Summarize the process used in developing a competency model.

Maslow's Hierarchy and Learning

The ultimate goal of all workplace learning initiatives is that learners should acquire maximum knowledge from a learning intervention which should impact their behavior at work in the form of improved job performance. For this purpose we strive to design and implement a learning experience that facilitates the learning process

Hiring Non-Traditional Workers

1. Non-traditional workers are often overlooked. Discuss two of these classes of non-traditional workers. What are the advantages of hiring these workers? Where can you find these workers? Explain. 2. Your firm wants to recruit people like you. Develop a plan on how they could best identify you and where they could put a recrui

Social Media and Generation Y

1 - What advice would you give to a college senior regarding her use of social media and its relationship to the business world? Support your discussion. 2 - What sources should you use to attract Generation Y-ers (the Millennials) who born from 1980-1995? Explain.

Online Recruitment

1. Will online recruitment eliminate the fairness (increase bias) in the hiring process or do you believe it may increase fairness? Explain. 2. How much do you believe that having a good LinkedIn profile guarantees that an individual is a good job candidate? Does a LinkedIn referral influence your perception of a job candidate?

HRM Research Information

Review the field of human resources management and conduct a four-page report. This report should include a review of print and on-line resources and a brief interview with two professionals in HR. Guidelines for this process should be adapted from Organizational Assessment and Diagnosis.

Wage, Sex, Gender Discrimination

Evaluate the ethical, legal, and related economic issues related sex wage discrimination in the workplace and to potential solutions. Are there ethical, legal, or economic issues with sex wage discrimination? If so, what are they, and how can they be overcome? Are there any ethical, legal, or economic issues with any of th

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd.

Discuss a company's mission and goals, market share, and financial health. What is their philosophy on corporate talent management?

Example Memorandum for Employees

Imagine that you have taken a new job as head of Human Relations (HR) for an up-and-coming software firm. Your 150 employees are hip, smart and tech savvy. They are also big cell phone users. Cell phones are an important tool for your business communications, and you don't want to ruin the company atmosphere of embracing new tec

Jobs Impacted By Automation

Describe several of the jobs that have gone by the wayside due to automation. Continue with a list of five employer benefits to technological upgrades, five undesirable features of the problem for workers, and reasons why they are affected.

Bring Bias into the Light

Please help analyze the following article. 1 - Elaborate on 4 provoking and stimulating questions from the article. 2 - Describe the application to strategic Staffing-Talent Management 3 - Describe implications for the future of HR professionals. See attached file for reference:

Disparate Impact and Disparate Treatment

Help discuss the importance of the legal context of talent management. Bases for Employment Lawsuits a - What is the difference between disparate treatment and adverse impact? b - Strategic Exercise. Using each of the three statistical examples (stock, flow, and concentration), discuss whether or not there is evidence of ad

Staffing Article Analysis

Go to the EEOC Newsroom (on the EEOC homepage) and choose and article related to staffing. Please help and provide ideas after reading the article (see the attached file). 1-Discuss the article. 2 -Discuss the legal context (the law) related to this article. 3-Go to the EEOC statistics. Discuss the filing tren

HR training and practices across different cultures

Will you discuss each of these at length? (200 words each) 1. What kind of policies do you think would work best to prevent workplace violence? 2. How might an international firm trying to adapt HRM practices to the local culture produce worse results than it would produce by "exporting" HRM practices from the home office?

Beauty Bias in the Workplace

Watch the video: Beauty Bias at And read the article Then answer this questions: Do you believe that the beauty b

Expatriates and repatriates

Describe the types of HR-related risks realized by most small businesses. Explain with an example how PEOs can assist small businesses with these risks. Describe what employers can do to improve the employee's transition during repatriation. Explain some of the reasons why an employer would bring an expatriate home early.

A Discussion of Workplace Discrimination

Please assist me with NOTES and IDEAS with getting this one started. I went with gender, racial and equal pay discrimination. - Compose a background statement that indicates why workplace discrimination is of importance in terms of social concern or theoretical interest. - This is important, because if workplace discriminat

Strategic staffing

1 - Provide examples of organizational goals, process goals, and outcome goals 2 - Discuss and give examples of changes that can impact each of these types of goals. 3 - What can you do as an HR professional to ensure that these goals are met and that where is a smooth transition in the face of change? 4- From this three sta

Strategic Staffing

Steve Ballmer was a college buddy of Bill Gates who has served as CEO of Microsoft since 1990. When he announced that he would be stepping down from this position sometime in 2014, Microsoft also announced that he would be choosing his own successor. First, read the article "Microsoft CEO Ballmer to Retire within Next 12 Month

Discriminatory Job Rotation and Incentive Policies

Can you please assist me with notes and ideas? I'm having a difficult time with getting this started. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Conduct an investigation on a work place discrimination issue. Pinpoint a particular area for intervention. Summarize the strengths and weaknesses for policies and programs related to d

The Spiral Career Development

Four approaches to career development are defined i.e., linear, expert, spiral, and transitory. The spiral approach best fits my career development path in Emergency Medical Services. My career began as a EMT, Paramedic, FP-c, Paramedic Instructor, EMS Director, and now I serve as the Program Director of an air medical service.

Future Challenges in Employment Law

Workplaces are transforming at an incredible rate. There are generational issues, new and unique discrimination issues, pending regulations of labor laws, and immigration reform just to name a few. As the new Chief Human Resource Officer you will need to prepare a white paper as a guide that will address the new issues and c

Disscusion Questions

Using in-text citiations and APA format, please respond to the questions below. 1. Julie Watkins has worked in her new position writing software documentation for three months. She keeps hearing about how important her job is to the company, but she does not understand how her work contributes to the whole. Her exposure to

Job Market: Impacts on Promotions, Retirement and Layoffs

The recent recession had a significant impact on many people's careers. Current indications are that it may take a few more years to get job levels back to past levels, both in number of jobs and levels of jobs: (a) What impact promotion, managing older workers, and layoffs have had in career areas? (b) What strategies coul

EMS Delivery Models

1. Distinguish between problems related to conduct compared to performance and how to most effectively apply progressive discipline concepts. 2. Identify key legal or regulatory requirements that must be addressed in human resource management. 3. Describe the benefits and necessity of continuing education activities f

Human Resource Management Across Various Contexts

Need discussion pointers on the following topics. How do governmental influences affect compensation administration? Use specific examples. What is sexual harassment? Identify and describe the three elements which may constitute sexual harassment. Identify ways to make performance evaluations more effective. Do you bel