HR departments perform different tasks.

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HR departments perform different tasks. They might take full responsibilities for human resource activities in some companies whereas in others they will share the role with managers. Some of the responsibilities of HR departments are: employment and recruiting, training and development, compensation, benefits, employee services, employee and community relations, personnel records, strategy planning, health and safety. The role of HR has changes and enveloped over time. It began as a purely administrative function but now it is seen as a more strategic major role.

Equal Employment Opportunity refers to the averment's attempt to ensure that all individuals have an equal chance of employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or natural origin. That is why federal government established constitutional amendments, legislation, and executive orders, as well as the court decisions that interpret these laws. Unfortunately equal employment laws are not the same in all countries. For example in some countries in order to get a job you need to be related to that person or bribe somebody.

From that I can assume that Equal Employment Opportunity does not exist in some countries. I suppose it will take a lot of years of hard work to reach level that goal.

Job analysis is a process where we get detailed information about job. It is such an important activity to HR managers that it has been cold "the building block of everything that personnel does." (Textbook 145) I believe that an important concept of job analysis is that the analysis is conducted of the job, not the person. Job analysis is also important to HR department and line manager. It is critical for manager to know detail information about all the jobs in the work group for better understanding of workflow process. He also needs to understand the job requirements...