Category Archives: Human Resource Management

List of Action Verbs for a CV

The type of language used in a CV makes a difference as it not only helps in conveying meaning better but also gives an impression of a well versed and well educated personality behind the white pages     Below is … Continue reading

Presentation & Content of a CV

A well presented CV is usually structured in the following manner – Name – Centred top of the page. First name and then surname Address, Telephone number, email and/or fax number beneath the name Profile- A brief summary of about … Continue reading

An effective CV

A CV or Curriculum Vitae or Resume is the 1st point of contact between a potential employee & potential employer. Just like every person is unique, every CV is unique    It should contain all relevant information in a brief manner … Continue reading

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Decline of Trade Unions

employment relations

In transitional societies like South Africa and Brazil, trade unions are quite buoyant while economies like USA and New Zealand have seen practically the end of them. This has been due to globalization and more instrumental approaches to work life. … Continue reading

Individual Voice VS Collective Voice

COLLECTIVE VOICE INDIVIDUAL VOICE   Group work is more likely to be noticed and taken action upon Likely to be less effective Costs are low as workers are better protected from reprisals More chances of negative consequences of employer retaliation. … Continue reading

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Individual, Collective and Combined Voice

employment relations

If workers are dissatisfied with their wages or work conditions, they may voice their concern individually or collectively through a union. Individual Voice can be expressed formally or informally. Informal ways of expressing Individual Voice are more common and include … Continue reading

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Exit and Voice

employment relations

According to the neo-liberal conception of a firm, which states that employees are free agents selling their services to the highest bidder, the principle weapon that employees have to improve their wages and work conditions is to leave the job … Continue reading

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Employment Relations – about

employment relations

Employment Relations is about the manner in which an employment contract is implemented An employment contract deals with the exchange of things either quantifiable like cash, wages etc or non-quantifiable like power, authority etc This contract can be Collective or … Continue reading

Features of a ‘good’ job advert

recruitment

Advertising is sometimes the best option in recruitment to help fill a vacancy. The aim of an advert should be to get an effective response for the least possible cost. It should explain briefly the contents of the job and … Continue reading

Sources of Recruitment

recruitment

Employees are the biggest asset of an organization. Hence, its important that the right candidates be hired -not only for efficiency & productivity but also as recruitment could be a costly process. There are various sources to recruit the right … Continue reading

The Resourcing Specialist & The Line Manager

recruitment

The 2 main people involved in any recruitment activity in an organization are – The Resourcing Specialist The Line Manager The Resourcing Specialist is responsible for the overall management of the entire recruitment & selection process He/She helps the Line … Continue reading

Tips to create a fair job advert

recruitment

It is very important that a job advert be fair and non-discriminatory against any gender, race, age group etc This not only reflects the organization as an Equal Opportunities employer but also generates goodwill. If a positive action program is … Continue reading