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Job Perks: Attracting and Retaining Employees

The function of organizing in management is vital in recruiting, training, and retaining people. Evaluate how the growing use of telecommuters, temporary and part time workers, virtual teams, and social media will affect human resource management in finding the right people. Assume the role of a human resource manager and discuss specific ideas how an HRM department could improve recruiting and retention of employees.

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Human Resource Management (HRM) must adapt to changing technology and employee "must haves" in order to attract, and retain, top talent. For the majority of job hunters, traditional sources such as the company's website and online job boards, may not be where most are looking. HRM must utilize today's generation of ...

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This solution is about 200 words and discusses what employers must do in today's social media age to attract job hunters, and retain them after hiring. The solution explains how many job seekers look to social media for job postings and even use word-of-mouth. Organizations should also consider offering perks such as telecommuting, job share, flexible schedules and/or work hours; to provide employees with work/life balance.