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Determining Human Resource Needs

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Determining Human Resource Needs Staffing is an ongoing process that begins with finding the right people through proper planning,  recruiting, and selecting. But staffing doesn't end once employees are hired;  management must keep  and nurture its people via training, appraising, compensating, and implementing employment  decisions that determine such things as promotions, transfers, and layoffs. Human resource planning The first step in the staffing process involves human resource planning. Human resource planning  begins with a  job analysis  in which descriptions of all jobs (tasks) and the qualifications needed for  each position are developed. A  job description  is a written statement of what a jobholder does, how  it's done, and why it's done. It typically portrays job content, environment, and conditions of 
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Unformatted text preview: employment. The job specification states the minimum acceptable qualifications an incumbent must possess to perform a given job successfully. It identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to do the job effectively. Job analysis is then followed by a human resource inventory, which catalogs qualifications and interests. Next, a human resource forecast is developed to predict the organization's future needs for jobs and people based on its strategic plans and normal attrition. The forecast is then compared to the inventory to determine whether the organization's staffing needs will be met with existing personnel or whether managers will have to recruit new employees or terminate existing ones....
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