Human Resources Case Study

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Introduction ---------------------------------------------- Page 3
Problems and Effect on Organization ---------------- Page 4
Alternatives ---------------------------------------------- Page 5
Recommendations -------------------------------------- Page 6
Conclusion ----------------------------------------------- Page 8

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INTRODUCTION
Woodcorp Inc. is a manufacturing company specializing in custom-made original design office furniture. The company’s main clientele is situated in downtown Vancouver. Woodcorp Inc. has been in operation for 35 years and has 150 employees. Woodcorp Inc. is a public corporation and has also been listed on the stock exchange for the past 10 years. During these 35 years the company has experienced a lot of growth and has retained many dedicated employees. However, in the next three years there will be many of our key employees retiring. This presents a challenge to the Human Resources Dept.
HR has already begun the task of management succession but we still face the challenge of a shortage of qualified finish carpenters. There has been a three-year succession plan developed. The major points include hiring a replacement for the General Controller, appointing a new Manufacturing Director and addressing the shortage of skilled trade’s workers in the province of British Columbia.
Another issue that came out of this three-year directive is the company’s job descriptions. They are outdated and need to be revised. The CEO of Woodcorp Inc. has also indicated that testing for all new hires should be implemented and evaluation of the recruitment and selection process should be done. HR also needs to look at the type of interviews required and the legalities involved.

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PROBLEMS AND EFFECT ON ORGANIZATION
Problems to be identified: * In a period of three…...

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