Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings.

Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings.

1. employment 2. assessment 3. compensation 4. to enable 5. issue 6. to oversee 7. to contribute 8. benefit 9. wellness 10. to reward 11. compliance 12. workforce a) the workers engaged in a specific activity or enterprise b) to make somebody or something able to do or to be something c) the act of making a judgement about something d) something that Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. is given or done to make up for damage or trouble e) to give (something, such as money, goods or time)to help a person, group or organization f) the act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do g) a good Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. or helpful result or effect h) the quality or state of being healthy i) work that a person is paid to do J) to give money or another kind of payment to somebody for something good that has been done k) something that people are talking about, thinking about, etc.: an important Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. subject or topic l) to watch and direct (an activity or a group of workers) in order to be sure that a job is done correctly

Ex.3. Read the text.

Personnel management or human resource management (HRM, or simply HR) is the management of an organization's workforce, or human resources Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings.. It is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees, while also overseeing organizational leadership and culture, and ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws.

HRM is the organizational function that deals with issues related to people such as compensation, hiring, performance management, organization development, safety, wellness Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings., benefits, employee motivation, communication, administration, and training.

Effective HRM enables employees to contribute effectively and productively to the overall company direction and the accomplishment of the organization's goals and objectives.

Ex.4. Answer the questions.

1. What do we call people working for an organization? Give 3 synonyms.

2. What is Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. HRM responsible for?

3. What can HR managers do to attract new employees?

4. How do they select new employees?

5. What do HR managers assess?

6. How can employees be rewarded?

7. What kind of reward would be the most suitable for you?

8. How can effective HR management contribute to the accomplishment of the Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. organization’s goal?

Ex.5. Watch Video 8.What things had you learnt from the text before you started watching the video?

Write down what new things about HRM you have learnt from it. Compare your list with your partner’s.

Ex.6. Watch the video again and complete the extracts Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings..

1.Human resources management is the ____________ within an organization that _________ on the ______________of the management of and providing direction for the _______ that work in the organization.

2.Human resources managers generally have a __________, some experience as a ____________, excellent __________ and extreme _________of _____________.

3.You can, as an __________, feel _________ taking your ________ and concerns Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. to a human resources manager. Human resources management is about ________________and relating to employees as _____________, understanding their __________ __________ and career _____. It’s also about creating a positive work ____________, somewhere that’s ___________ and ___________.

4.Human resources managers will ________ areas that _____ from lack of ________ in certain areas, and provide remedies and _________. They might offer Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. workshops and _______ that employees can _______ to _______that situation.

5.Finally, it’s about empowering the __________, meeting _______ _____ and managing _____effectively. Human resources management – or HRM as you will sometimes see it – is not just a _______ _______, but an ________ and _______ academic theory.


Ex.7. Work in groups of two. One of you is Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. going to apply for the position of an HR manager and wants to know what he is going to be in charge of. Give him a detailed HR manager job description (должностные обязанности).

Ex.8. Search the Internet to find job descriptions for other managers and economists. What are Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. the qualifications for the job you have chosen? Do you meet the necessary requirements for the job? Share with the group what you have found. You can go tohttp://www.job-interview.net.

Ex.9. What is a job interview? Have you ever been interviewed? What job were you applying for? Were there Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. many applicants for the position? What questions were you asked? Did you get the job?

Hiring employees is one of the main functions of an HR manager. HR managers begin the process of finding employees by looking through cover letters and resumes. During the interview, HR managers ask Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. questions to try to understand an applicant’s personality, and how the applicant would react in certain situations. There are different types of interviews: phone interviews, face-to-face, group, panel, stress, informational, behavioral.

Phone interviews are merely screening interviews meant to eliminate poorly qualified candidates so that Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. only a few are left for personal interviews.

A face-to-face interview will help employer to determine if you are a reliable source and if you will fit in with the company.

A group interviewis usually designed to uncover the leadership potential of prospective managers and employees who will be dealing Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. with the public that’s why it includes several candidates that are questioned at once. It is generally used to see how the jobseeker interacts with others.

A panel or board interviewconsists of two or three interviewers. They are usually members of the organization, who have an interest Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. in who would be hired.

A stress interview is the worst part for someone who is looking for a job. Its main purpose is to stress the interviewee and see how he/she reacts.

An informational interviewis usually set up when the jobseeker wants to find out more about a particular Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. career path, position or company. The interviewer is not the one who directs the questions, but he gives chance to speak and make questions to the interviewees. The jobseeker may ask for particular things he/she wouldn’t ask in a normal job interview (salary, benefits, vacations, etc.).

A Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings. behavioral interviewasks a jobseeker about facts or incidents from their past that could be relevant to the job they want to achieve. People who use this type of interview assume that the best way to see the future behavior of a person is analyzing his behavior in the past Ex.2. Before you read the text, match the words to their meanings..

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