Oct 17th 2016

Human Resources (Open2Study)

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Examine human resources from a modern digital perspective. This course covers all the steps from staff recruitment to retention. During this course you can take a step by step journey into the core Human Resource functions of an organisation, through this you will develop a broad understanding of the key areas such as recruitment, training & development and performance management. The course has a consistent theme being technology and the significant impact it has on the way we manage people today.

What will you learn?

- Identify how HR has evolved over the last century

- Gain an understanding of current and emerging issues in HR such as:

- Workplace stress and bullying

- The implications of IT, email and the internet

- Flexible work arrangement & virtual work teams

- Develop a broad understanding of the recruitment process from the planning stages to how to retain your recruits. You will also gain insight into how to apply HR techniques such as:

- Using social media to recruit staff

- Using behavioural interviewing techniques

- How to screen potential job candidates

- Identify the role of training and development in an organisation and explore modern approaches to workplace learning.

- Develop a broad understanding of the role of performance management. In particular:

- Tools and techniques you can use to help you manage staff

- How to conduct performance reviews

- Managing the use of social media in the workplace