Human resources

Human resources is a department within an organization that is focused on actions pertaining to employees. These actions include the following:

  • Recruiting
  • Interviewing
  • Hiring
  • New employee orientation
  • Performance appraisal
  • Employee training
  • Employee coaching
  • Employee retention programs
  • Employee benefit programs
  • Succession planning
  • Union negotiations
  • Terminations

Human resources is an essential company function when the core strength of a business is the productivity and resourcefulness of its employees. The department is also useful for protecting a business from labor law issues and related concerns involving employees.

Related Courses

Coaching and Mentoring 
Effective Employee Training 
Employee Onboarding 
Human Resources Guidebook 
Performance Appraisals 
Recruiting and Hiring 
Succession Planning