From the interviewing, to the offer and to the new hire orientations, it is the jurisdiction of the Personnel Department. It is also the end because the Personnel Department is the last entity in the corporation which the resigning, retiring or terminated employees come in contact with.
The most basic and more commonly known function of the Personnel Department is recruitment. The Department initiates and organizes the interview process after scouting for prospective applicants through job advertisements or invitations. After culminating the selection process, the new hires undergo an orientation session where the Personnel Department gives a more detailed introduction of the company, its hierarchy or levels, its policies, employee requirements and the specific duties needed for each position that the new employees are filling.
In most cases, the Personnel Department is also responsible for Training and Development. Some companies with a large number of employees opt to maintain a separate Training Department but which is usually also in partnership with the Personnel Department. Training involves providing materials and means of skills acquisition to help the employees be more productive in their functions. ...Show more