HR benefits in University Libraries

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HR benefits in University Libraries
« on: February 24, 2016, 03:50:58 PM »
i.   To help in hiring and training the workforce

Manpower planning is one of the most important responsibilities of the HR department. HR managers devise hiring strategies for bringing in the right kind of people in their organization. They prepare their job description which is best suited for the role in the company. After hiring they also plan for the employee’s induction with a well laid out training and development plans for them.

ii.    To take care of the performance management system (PMS) for a team

HR is responsible for keeping people feel motivated for their work. At first come the tasks of defining an individual’s role. Thereby an effective feedback mechanism from time to time helps the employees to improve their skills. This helps in alignment of the organizational objectives with their own personal goals. An effective PMS helps in recognition and rewarding people's performance.

iii.   To build culture and values in the libraries

Performance of an individual is dependent on the work atmosphere or culture that prevails in an organization. Creating a good conducive working environment is expected from the HR department. A safe and clean work culture helps in bringing the best of an employee and creates a higher job satisfaction.

iv.   To create an important responsibility of HR in libraries

There can be many occasions where there is a disagreement between the employee and the employer. It cannot avoid conflicts from happening; but try to positively manage them for developing good relationship. Here comes the role of the human resource department in acting as a counselor and a mediator to sort the issues in an effective manner. The HR takes timely action so that thing does not go out of hands.

v.   To develop good relations between users and staffs

Establishing cordial relations lies with the HR to a great extent. They are responsible for holding meetings, seminars and all official gatherings on behalf of the management. Apart from core HR role, if required, the department also lends a helping hand in drafting policy and marketing plans for the company / library.

So it observes very well to see that a proper HR department is more essential part to help in building and managing an organization. Hence, companies / organizations are attributing a greater emphasis on setting up strong and effective Human Resource Department.

Dr. Md. Milan Khan