Changes And Advancements Of Human Resources

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There have been many changes and advancements in Human Resources (HR) since companies started implementing HR practices and procedures, officially into their business organizational structure. Some may recall a time when the Human Resource department was simply called Personnel. As with every aspect of business, technology has become an integral and ever changing part of the HR department. It now affects how companies recruit for open positions in their company and even how applicants apply for that open position. Technology also impacts the advanced ability for employees to work off-site, to have employees be able to telecommute. This advancement brings many new challenges and communication and security concerns to the HR department. As many companies have staff in multiple locations, this also brings new means of technological communication. HR now needs to find the best, most reliable means to communicate with their employees. Lastly, with technological changes in almost every sector of the world (banking, manufacturing, even extending to the food industry), HR needs to be abreast of “HOW” to train their employees, to these ever changing circumstances. Technological Impacts in Recruiting and Hiring HR has had to make major adjustments with the technological changes that have taken place, from the aspect of recruiting new employees for job vacancies. With the advancement of the internet and smartphones, the days of “Help Wanted” ads in the
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