Human Resource Management : An Organization

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Introduction Many different factors lead to the success of an organisation such as the Hilton hotels the combination of high quality services, technology and employees and their attributes that is requires for this business to thrive. Human resource management refers to "the policies, practices and systems that influence employees ' behaviour, attitudes and performance" (De Cieri et al. 2003:4). The main point in this report will be how the HR management team help maintain the businesses success in departments such as recruitment, training and development. De Cieri et al. defines competitiveness as an organisation 's ability to maintain and gain market share in its industry. The quality of a company’s HR department if directly involved …show more content…

Recruitment refers to any practice or activity carried out by the Organisation with the primary purpose of identifying and attracting potential employees. They can be sourced from internal or external sources, direct applicants and referrals, Advertisements, public or private employment agencies~ electronic recruiting, or Universities (De Cieri et al. 2003). It is important to implement an effective recruitment strategy to attract highly- skilled candidates. According to Boxall and Purcell (2003), recruiting candidates with inappropriate skills may prevent or stall organisational growth. Recruitment strategy differs from selection practices in the way that selection practices involve looking at a candidate 's strengths and weaknesses, whilst recruitment strategy attempts to attract highly-skilled candidates by promoting the organisation as a great place to work. It seems that Henry Davis York takes this strategy into consideration and makes an effort to be known in university campuses. The rationale of their ' growing its own ' strategy is to recruit young professionals who will grow with the company and understand its directions, rather than to recruit experienced executives from other hotels. Given that this strategy has won Henry Davis York an award in the category of Best

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