The inpact boot in Human Resource Management.

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This report has been written in order to show how successfully the company - 'Boots' is in running its human resources department in order to meet its business objectives. The report has been divided into four parts to ensure a comprehensive coverage of Boots has been researched and also to give the report a main structure of the human resources departments. Part 2 will be discussed in depth.

Part 1 = Planning

Part 2 = Recruitment & Selection

Part 3 = Training & Development

Part 4 = Performance Management

This unit provides an insight into how businesses recruit and manage their human resources. It shows that if businesses are to achieve their objectives, they must plan their human resource function so that they have the right number of employees with the appropriate qualifications and training to meet the needs of the business.

Successful human resource management requires that a business takes account of changes in the labour market and employment legislation to keep its employees motivated, to monitor their performance and to help them continuously develop through additional training.

Findings - Part 1

What is Human Resource Management?

Human resource management includes a variety of activities. There are many key factors for any large organisation to focus on such as the following:

* What staffing needs to have and whether to use independent contractors or hire employees to fill these needs

* Recruiting and training the best employees, ensuring they are high performers

* Dealing with performance issues and ensuring its personnel and management practices conform to various regulations.

For the organisation activities also include managing its approach to employee benefits and compensation, employee records and personnel policies. Usually new business owners have to carry out these activities themselves because they can't yet afford part or full-time help. However,