A Resource Guide to Human Resource Management

Human resource management concerns managing the human capital of an organization. This consists of hiring, evaluating, and compensating employees. The techniques of human resource management reveal the goals and the practices of a business. With proficient strategies human resource management can help retain essential employees.

Selecting Employees

  • Employee Attraction: Texas A&M University’s Human Resource Management guide to attracting and retaining employees.
  • Recruitment and Selection: A guide to recruiting and selecting employees.
  • Interview Questions: Sample questions for a successful interview.
  • Obstacles: Lists of obstacles that may possibly occur during an interview.
  • Affirmative Action: An extensive guide to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
  • Reviewing Resumes: Resume toolkit for human resource management.
  • Employment Interviews: New York State Department of Civil Service provides a 31-page pamphlet of conducting an efficient interview.
  • Job Descriptions: The U. S. Small Business Administration provides guidance for writing efficient job descriptions.



Job Evaluation

Health and Safety

  • Employer Responsibilities: The United States Department of Labor lists the responsibilities of employers as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
  •  Programs: This factsheet points out possible barriers that could make it difficult to develop and implement a safety program.
  • Health and Safety: A safety guide for human resource professionals.
  • Safety: Manage safety in the office efficiently with this step-by-step guide.
  • Stress Management: Recognize, reduce, and manage stress in the workplace with this in-depth advice.

Employee Issues, or Behavior Problems

Laws and Ethics

  • American Association for Affirmative Action: The association defines the purpose of affirmative action and provides a PDF of detailed information about affirmative action.
  • Read my Genes: Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez explore the ethical dilemma of genetic testing in the hiring process.
  • Religion at Work: A comprehensive article probing religion at the workplace.
  • Ethics in the Workplace: Common questions about the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch in this nine-part regulation.
  • Workplace Harassment: The Federal Communication Commission provides tips for understanding and recognizing sexual harassment.
  • Intellectual Disabilities: A factsheet focusing on disabilities in the workplace.
  • Diversity: Managing diversity in the workplace.