Kindred Healthcare And Humana Inc.

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In business, the best assets of a company are the employees. The employees set the tone for the organization. An organization’s success stems from hiring the right people. Human Resource Management (HRM) plays a vital role in the selection of the employees. HRM rely on specific tools to draw top-qualified candidates for certain jobs. HRM may uses different applications for screening, interviews, tests, background checks and reference checks to endure the right employees are chosen.
Kindred HealthCare and Humana Inc. are the two companies chosen to conduct the Human Resources interview. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. is a healthcare services company that through its subsidiaries operates hospitals, nursing centers, home health, hospice
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Although, they are not identical, Kindred and Humana use varies avenues to ensure the right employees are selected to help maintain each organizations visions. The purpose of this paper is to explore the process used by human resource managers (HRM) to ensure the right employees are selected.
My first interview was with Tabitha Nelson, a HR representative for two years at Kindred Healthcare. I sent Ms. Nelson the interview question by email and awaited her reply. Within her response, Tabitha expressed that Kindred takes pride in the selection of the right people for their organization. Tabitha stated it is imperative that companies get the right person in the right role. Proper planning, review and evaluations will lead to hiring the right person for the role and team.
Secondly, I interviewed Tiffany Corley, a Process Manager nine years at Humana. This interview was conducted face to face. Tiffany also expressed the importance of find the right person for a role. Unlike Tabitha, Tiffany handles the hiring within her team versus the organization as a whole. Like Tabitha, Tiffany stated that it was important to find the best fit for her team. Tiffany relies on the Humana Resources department to conduct the preliminary screens before her involvement begins.
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