Ms PATRICIA CALDWELL
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
HR planning is basically developing strategies in order to match the size and skills of the employees to meet the company’s needs. The HR planning processes assists companies to recruit, keep and optimize the employment of the personnel needed to match the organization’s objectives and to meet the changes in the external environment. This process include carrying out a skills analysis of existing staff, also carrying out a forecast of the manpower, and finally taking actions to make sure that the supply meets the demand. And also we may incorporate the development and the training and retaining strategies that companies have to use.
In this case we will take McDonalds’ and the ASDA.
McDonalds’ and the ASDA are two of the largest and famous companies in the UK and the world, this is why daily planning is very important especially human resource planning. Concerning those two organizations (McDonalds’ and ASDA) the HR planning will give the start for a personal management action program expected at merging differences between the supply and demand, by which it offers a structure in which actions can be undertaken to overcoming staffing difficulties facing both organizations. The human resource planning is a continual procedure by which it looks to guarantee flexible resourcing related to interior and exterior environmental influences. An effective Human Resource planning can help those two companies anticipating possible expected difficulties. Forward planning will enable the two companies developing and implementing successful approaches in relation with: * Recruitment
* Career progression
A good plan will help
* Evaluate future recruitments needed as McDonalds’ is increasingly expanding (franchise) and actually have more than 30,000 restaurants in more than 120 countries around the world. * Creating training programs for the staff as the staff for example in the till need to serve customer fast 1 to 3 customers a minute also they need to have a good customer service. * Build up promotion and career development strategies which will benefit both the staff and the organization * Avoid redundancy as this can affect the other workers they will be de-motivated and it will give a bad image to the organization * Build a flexible workforce to meet up with the changing requirement and environment * Controlling the staff wages and salaries while in the mean times guaranteeing the competitiveness of the salaries * Evaluating future necessities from equipments, knowledge, technology and premises
* Evaluate future recruitment needed because ASDA needs staff that know the products that the company is selling and know how to put those products and make great offers in order to catch the customers attention and interest so they can buy them despite the actual economic situation * Creating training programs for the employees as for example the store staff needs to have good communication skills, they need to put the products in the right place and always be updated * Building up promotion and careers development to motivate the staff and offer them a better place to work so they can perform well. * Avoid redundancy as it can have a bad effect on the other employees * Evaluating future needed equipments, technology and premises. * Controlling the staff wages and salaries while keeping the competitiveness of the salaries
Recruitment and selection process within McDonalds’
The recruitment process of McDonalds’ for example crew members consist of two steps application. 1. Online application which consist of filling in the information that the candidate is asked to do online which include personal details, previous work experiences, qualifications,...