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-sponsored defined-benefit pensions to defined-contribution plans changed the obligations and liabilities of the employer?
Do you think that most people working today are still relying on Social Security being there for them when they retire?
What do you think will be some challenges that employers will be faced with in the next few years with respect HR?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:06 am ad1c9bdddf
The change from employer-sponsored defined benefit pension to defined contribution plans change the obligation and liabilities of employer. The shift from defined benefit pension plans to defined contribution plans shifts investment risk from employers to employees. The employees are getting more exposed to financial markets. For defined benefit pension plans the employers are required to carry financial obligations to maintain solvency and conduct valuations as required by pension authorities. In case of defined contribution the employer does not have to carry such obligations. The employers also have a number of legal obligations for their defined benefit pension plans. These obligations include qualified defined benefit ...
This posting gives you a step-by-step explanation of human resource challenges during the next few years. The response also contains the sources used.
Social Security Administration: Management
Provide 4-5 pages.
1. Analyze the organizational design of the Social Security Administration's human resource management in relationship to the entire organization. Assess its strengths and weaknesses. (Title this section Organizational Design)
2. Assess the Social Security Administration in terms of its global or international linkages, highlighting its application of theory to its approach to personnel management. (Title this section Global Linkages and Personnel Management)
3. Analyze at least three (3) of the major components of the Social Security Administration's human resource system's goals and practices regarding the recruitment and hiring of a qualified workforce. (Title this section Personnel Recruitment and Hiring Practices)
4. Evaluate the Social Security Administration's approach to training and programs provided for new and existing employees for the development of knowledge, skills, and overall competencies, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses. (Title this section Employee Skills Training)
5. Recommend at least two (2) actions the Social Security Administration could take to improve in the areas of recruiting and training a qualified workforce. (Title this section Recruiting and Training Recommendations)
6. Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than five  years old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites (Include no more than one non-government Website)