Reflective Essay

Topics: Employment, American films, Recruitment Pages: 2 (800 words) Published: April 27, 2014
Brandon Lovelette
HRM Reflective Essay
4/23/2014

Which is your favorite HRM Incident?

My favorite incident was the last incident about safety. The reason I say this is because safety if involved with all the stuff that I do in construction. This incident talked about how a company didn’t put in guards because they didn’t want to spend money on them. This company wanted to cheap out and save money at the start and decided not to put these in. What they didn’t know in the long run that it was going to cost them more money with OSHA fines and what not. The bottom line is to not take shortcuts. This incident taught me about how it doesn’t pay off if you want to save a bit of money in the first place. It also relates to the work that I do because in the future I want to be a job superintendent and this incident really showed me how saving but cheeping out in the beginning can save you money but it is not going to pay off in the long run because of all the fines you will have to pay. Safety should be the company’s number one concern and full attention should be paid towards it because there always needs to be a safe workplace. If you are safe you save from workman’s comp claims and so on.

Tell me three things you learned in HRM.

Three important things that I learned in HRM were to keep the workplace safe, how good performance appraisals are, and what kind of questions are to be asked in an interview situation. Keeping the workplace safe should be a number one priority when it comes to any work with machinery or not. Workers that have a safe organized workplace to do their job in are much more productive and more likely to love the work that they do because they feel safe when they are performing work tasks. Performance appraisals are very important to the employee and the company that they are working for. Appraisals let the employee and companies know how the worker is doing and what needs to be worked on. I also learned that you cannot prepare for...
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