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Essentials of HR Management
The SHRM Essentials® of HR Management provides knowledge and skills you can use immediately. It addresses six key human resource management practices, which are compiled into one comprehensive course book for easy reference.
Module One: Human Resource Management
This module answers the question "What is human resource management?"
Define human resource management.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of human resource professionals.
Explain and strengthen the alignment between strategic planning and HR planning.
Module Two: Employment Law
This module explains the key pieces of federal legislation with which an organization must comply.
Federal EEO legislation.
The EEOC and affirmative action.
Other federal employment laws.
Module Three: Recruitment and Selection
This module examines several important aspects of staffing and focuses on how to determine the best match between the job and the candidate.
Evaluate recruiting methods and their effectiveness.
Analyze and evaluate job candidates.
Recognize biases in the interview process and how to eliminate them.
Explain the selection process and identify key selection tools.
Module Four: Compensation and Benefits
This module discusses key aspects of a total compensation system.
Explain the basic elements of a total compensation system.
Understand the role of base pay, incentives and differentials in employee compensation.
Explain the four key steps of the compensation system design process.
Provide an overview of benefits commonly offered by employers.
Module Five: Employee Development
This module discusses the purpose of employee orientation, onboarding, and training and development.
Understand the importance of learning styles and adult learning principles in development training.
Identify on-the-job and off-the-job training strategies.
Identify key professional development tools.
Explain the four levels of evaluation.
Module Six: Performance Management
This module discusses the purposes and types of performance evaluation systems and maps out the evaluation process.
Describe the performance evaluation process and systems.
Identify common evaluation errors.
Conduct effective disciplinary meetings.
Identify legal issues to consider during employee terminations.
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