A Handbook on HR Solution

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Role of HR Department Khan Sarfaraz Ali∗ Human resource (HR) department is responsible for personnel sourcing and hiring, applicant tracking, skills development and tracking, benefits administration and compliance with associated government regulations. A human resources department is a critical component of employee well-being in any business, no matter how small. HR responsibilities include payroll, benefits, hiring, firing, and keeping up to date with tax laws. HR department handles within a business: a) development and monitoring employee appraisal system b) overseeing industrial relations c) dealing with disciplinary d) paying Salaries e) redundancy f) training and development g) recruitment and selection. The HR department serves as a resource to the supervisors, department heads and employees. Specifically, the department: a) Communicates programs and guidelines to help supervisors/department heads to understand all aspects of the compensation program; b) Provides (internal and external) information, data and advice on pay levels, policies and practices; c) Provides expert guidance, perspective and support to enable supervisors and department heads to make appropriate pay decisions; d) Reviews compensation decisions to identify and address any significant variations in practices both within and among work units; and e) Provides research and advice to the President and governing bodies of the College. HR department keeps senior administrators aware of compensation practices across the organization and in the market place to ensure equitable treatment.

Associate management Counselor, Bangladesh Institute of management (BIM) 01817528067 / sarfarazbim@gmail.com

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