Imagine you are a new employee in a human resource (HR) department. Your first task is to develop a stress management seminar for the employees. Determine the topics that should be covered in the seminar. Support your selection of the topics.
Develop criteria to assist in selecting the vendor to use for the training.
Go to the Chief Learning Officer’s (CLO) Website and read the article titled “Southwest Airlines: Employee Education Takes Flight”. Next, determine if Southwest’s method of training is an effective way to conduct training. Support your position. Provide one recommendation for improvement.
Compare the following training methods: presentations, case studies, simulations, and discussions. Determine which training method you believe to be the most effective and explain why.
Propose three ways that a mentor and a new employee orientation can assist employees with their career development.
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.
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.
Examine some of the causes and symptoms of employee burnout. Propose steps that management can take to reduce the possibility of employee burnout.