Human Resource (“HR”) is the department or individual that is responsible for all things related to hiring, firing and maintaining employees. In large businesses, you’re going to require a department to handle your HR needs. Small to mid-size businesses may only require a single individual to administer HR. The most important rule of HR is that its functions cannot be separated.

  • HR’s fundamental responsibilities are the following:
  • Establishing & maintaining policies related to personnel.
  • Recruiting the best personnel possible based on the business’ options and need.
  • Addressing all grievances, interpersonal conflicts and potential litigation.
  • Investigating personnel issues.
  • Record retention and maintenance.
  • Health benefits and related matters.
  • Pension and retirement related matters.
  • Changes in evolving labor law.

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