|BEMM042: Resourcing and Talent Management|
Understand key contemporary labor market trends and their significance for workforce planning. Be able to undertake talent planning and recruitment activities Understand how to maximize employee retention Know how to manage dismissal, redundancy, and retirement effectively and lawfully.
You are required to provide written responses to each of the following seven questions:
Question 1. Your organization is based in two different countries (the UK and another country of your choice).
Write a short account that briefly assesses the labor market trends in each country. In your account, briefly explain the significance of tight and loose labor market conditions and how organizations position themselves strategically in competitive labor markets.
Question 2. Give a brief description of the role of government, employers, and trade unions in ensuring future skills needs are met.
Question 3. Briefly describe the main principles of effective workforce planning and give some examples of any tools that may be used for this.
Question 4. Develop and provide a basic succession and career development plan Provide evidence to show your contribution to plans for downsizing an organization Provide evidence to show your contribution to the development of job descriptions, person specifications, and competency frameworks.
Question 5. Explain some of the main legal requirements in relation to recruitment and selection and briefly assess the strengths and weaknesses of at least two different methods of recruitment and selection.
Question 6. Briefly explain briefly why people leave or remain with organizations and provide a summary of some of the costs associated with dysfunctional employee turnover. Go on to assess the strengths and weaknesses of at least two different approaches to retaining talent.
Question 7. Provide a brief summary of the advice you would provide to your organization on good and lawful practices for managing dismissal, retirement, and redundancies. Evidence to be produced/required Answers to each of the six questions of approximately.
You should relate academic concepts, theories and professional practice to the way organizations operate, in a critical and informed way, and with reference to key texts, articles, and other publications and by using organizational examples for illustration.
All reference sources should be acknowledged correctly and a bibliography provided where appropriate