Employee Development

“Employee Development” Please respond to the following:

Propose three ways that a mentor and a new employee orientation can assist employees with their career development.

Mentoring and new employee orientations are both effective steps that can be used to make new employees feel comfortable and welcomed in their new working environments. First,amentor can assist in explaining the responsibilitiesof the positon, what the expectations are, and what is acceptable and/or non-acceptable. Second, the mentor can explain to the company culture, what the company is all about, what the company actually does. And finally once the new employee is out of training in in the “Real World” of the working environment the mentor can be that experienced source that that the employee can use for a source of reference or just someone that they can go to when the stressors of the job is getting to them and they are thinking about quitting and the mentor can be that voice of reason, calming the employee down, letting them rant and then tell the new employee that everyone that works with the company has that feeling and offer assistance when needed.

Evaluate the following criteria, in order of importance to you, in regard to the workplace: material wealth, success, career satisfaction, and work-life. Determine whether or not you believe there is a way to balance them. Provide two suggestions on how this could be done. Support your position.

I have been working for my current employer for the past 10 ½ years and when I first started working there I thought that I wanted Success, career satisfaction, work-life balance and material wealth but the longer I worked there the more the criteria has changed, Now I want work-life balance, career satisfaction, success and material wealth. Since I started working from home, I am able balance my work and life because there was a time I was always working, and I really didn’t have time to do anything else that was outside of work, during the week. Now I am able to spend time with my family, go to doctors’ appointments and take more time for myself because I am not in the pressure of cooker of working in the office, working from home I am able to work at my own pace and when I get stressed I am able to walk around to clear my head to work thing out in my own time without worrying that I am taking too long. Secondly, the longer that I am in my current position the more satisfied I become with my career, Right now I am preparing to take classes at the beginning of the year so that I can be in line for a promotion to a better position.

“HR Certifications” Please respond to the following:

Go to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Website and review the information regarding HR certifications. You can also go to the HR Certification Institute’s Website and review information regarding HR certifications. Next, examine the benefits of obtaining a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and / or a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. Rate the importance of these certifications in regard to an HR employee’s career.

The benefits for obtaining a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification and/or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification are the following:

The importance of earning these certificates will show your future employer that you wanted to learn all that you could learn about HR, all the ins and outs of the department. It will also let them know that when you are working on a report you know what the state and federal rules that are needed to make the report compliant, if the report will have to be submitted for review to the state or federal department for review.

  • Boost your confidence as an HR expert
  • Master the knowledge most important the expert HR professionals as defined by the current HR body of knowledge
  • Expand the outlook on the HR developments including the latest legislative changes
  • Protect the organization from risk by ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Stand out from other HR candidates in a job search
  • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the HR profession

Examine some of the causes and symptoms of employee burnout. Propose steps that management can take to reduce the possibility of employee burnout.