Human resource management plays an integral part in business management. It is a process that includes involvement of key techniques and approaches essential for employee management. Employees are resources of an organisation who helps in maintaining productivity and ensures sustainability amidst competitive environment (Ivancevich and Konopaske, 2013). Therefore it is essential for companies to indulge into apt human resource function and build relationship with employees to maintain apt business performance. This report below focuses on describing on one of the key functions of HR management, the staffing solution that includes identification of role, conduction of interview, evaluation, recruitment, training and deployment. Thus with reference to an UAE company the investigation here below shade a light on the ways in which the HRM functions in UAE based organisation (Hoshanpg.com, 2017).
A. Describe the summary of your organization and department for the position
Al Hoshan Pan Gulf Company manufactures ball point pens under the license of Staedtler Mars GmbH Co., and files. The core products include a variety of stationary items. The company is looking for Marketing Executive to promote and sell the key products and enhance business.
Job Position: Looking for Marketing Executive
Company: Al Hoshan Pan Gulf
Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
The expected candidate will join and work under the marketing department and function as per the guidelines given by the Manager Marketing (Hoshanpg.com, 2017).
B. Describe the Job Descriptions for the mentioned position
i. Looking for Marketing Executive for Dubai.
ii. Conceiving and developing efficient and intuitive marketing strategies.
iii. Conduct market research and analysis to evaluate trends, brand awareness and competition ventures.
iv. Excellent written and verbal communication skill
v. Pleasing personality
vi. Gift of gab
C. Explain the Job Specifications for the position
The fresh marketing executive is expected to work in challenging environment
Marketing executives are involved in developing marketing campaigns to promote a product, service or idea (Ivancevich and Konopaske, 2013). It is a varied role that includes:
iii. Public relations
iv. Event organisation
v. Product development
viii. Conduct market research.
D. Discuss the criteria you will use to select the appropriate candidate for the given position
1. Ability to communicate thoroughly and address the group of people clearly if and when necessary.
2. Excellent ability to seamlessly work and interpret data
3. Ability to maintain good internal and external public relation
4. Ability to establish impressive team working relation at different levels
5. Goal setting and achieving for both team and individual.
6. Effective time management skill.
7. Innovative, creative thinking and able to develop new ideas
8. Crisis management through practical solution
9. Thorough knowledge of software handling skill to complete daily work such as cash handling, stock management, product list, billing etc
10. Positive attitude and lead the team with motivation skill
E. Discuss the applied practices by organization to ensure recruitment process is in favor of diversity.
The organisation follows policies and proper HR norms as mentioned by the government of the state (Mondy, Noe and Premeaux, 2002). They start by;
Identifying the need for new staff
Underpinning job responsibilities
Developing candidate profile
Release advertisements to attract potential job seekers
Collect and go through resume
Call and inform about interview date and time
Evaluation of candidate
Matching with desired profile
Selection and recruitment
F. Describe the Selection steps/ procedure of the given position
i. Notification: How the notification is made for selected job
Regarding the job availability and attract candidates, the following steps shall be considered;
a. Advertisement in traditional and new age media
b. Release about job details and candidate expectation on leading job portals
c. Advertisement under vacancy in employment news paper
d. Professional portals like LinkedIn
e. Take help from HR consultancy firms and hire the finest executive
ii. Reviewing: How and why the reviewing is conducted
After collecting the resumes of the desired candidate a seven daysâ€™ time shall be considered for conduction of the evaluation process (Nikolaou, 2015). The entire process would include following steps so that only the finest candidates are called for the interview.
i. First the printout of CVs shall be taken by the HR executive
ii. Short list the most relevant ones and forward to the HR Manager
iii. The manager will engage in a meeting with the respective department head, marketing manager and senior executive of the department to identify the candidates and select few who shall be called for the interview
iv. It will be decided here whether only an interview shall be conducted a few round of evaluation shall be conducted.
v. Based on that if there is three positions then around ten to twelve shall be informed to attend the evaluation session, that will include, test, GD, personal interview and evaluation
vi. Development of interview papers, question and topic selection for group discussion or GD
iii. Screening: How the chosen screening is conducted
Screening will be conducted based on the evaluation process, that would include;
i. A 30 minutes test
ii. 20 minutes GD
iii. One on one interview session
iv. Interviewing: How the interview is conducted and why
The interview questions shall be developed to help in maintaining proper flow of the evaluation.
A panel assessor shall be included, that will comprise of the Manager Marketing, Human Resource Executive, Sales and Business Development Manager and HRM (Sparrow, 2007).
Involvement of these top heads of the department is essential so as to conduct proper evaluation of the candidate and ensure that apt executive is selected for the respective job.
v. Selection: How the decision in selection is made and what are the measurements used
HR selection tools include:
b. Telephone interview
c. Background check
d. Drug testing
e. Health check up
f. Skills assessment
G. Testing: How to test the decision is reliable and beneficial to the organization (3 points)
i. Skill assessment
iii. Willingness to join
Thus recruitment and selection is a vital area that should be properly planned and executed to ensure deployment of the most suitable candidate in the respective firm in UAE.
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