human resource management (HRM)

  

Definition

The process of hiring and developing employees so that they become more valuable to the organization.

Human Resource Management includes conducting job analyses, planning personnel needs, recruiting the right people for the job, orienting and training, managing wages and salaries, providing benefits and incentives, evaluating performance, resolving disputes, and communicating with all employees at all levels. Examples of core qualities of HR management are extensive knowledge of the industry, leadership, and effective negotiation skills. Formerly called personnel management.


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  • I got hired for the job and had to check go to the Human Resource Management in order to find out what shots I needed before I could start.

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  • It is a good idea to have a good human resource management team so that all of your employees know who to turn to.

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  • My aunt loves working in HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT because her people skills are valuable in hiring and training new employees for the company.

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