The HR planning is one of the basic tasks to be performed in any organization before start of business. The main aim of HR planning is to provide long term and the best human resource needed by an organization to achieve its goals and targets. Besides the planning it also involves development of HR for the purpose of career growth. It comprises forecasting future needs for employees of various types, comparing these needs with the present workforce and determining quantity and quality of employees to be recruited.
I work in a small size commercial bank and in my organization the HR planning is performed at the top management level which includes HR Head the Chief Executive in consultation with Segment Heads.
The Planning functions are performed by HR in the following area for which advanced preparation is done to keep things moving smoothly and to avoid chaos and in our organization:-
Recruitment and staffing
The HR department together with the group heads keeps on assessing the personnel requirements for the present and future needs of the company. They tend to fill in the positions preferably from in house if there emerges any job in any department.
The planning of HR also involves of what is future needs of the company segment wise and area wise around the country. The recruitment also checks the cost of employees to be borne by the company and market value of employees presently working in the company as well as in hiring.
The HR also plans to fill in the new jobs from the present staff available in the organization for their promotion, up gradation and to check the interest of staff in their present jobs.
Training and Development
After recruitment the main task is to train the staff according to the job needs and for this purpose we have in house training department. The training also includes the continuous job related as well as general training of the staff. External agencies as well as experts are engaged for the staff training...
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